Congressional Black Caucus has a duty to meet with President Trump


Congressional Black Caucus has a duty to meet with President Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which bills itself as the “conscience of the Congress,” is one of the most powerful caucuses in Congress. While many will differ on precisely what parameters translate into “powerful,” none can deny a clear element of clout and visibility the CBC has on Capitol Hill. Members of the caucus have histories of activism unparalleled by other legislators and, for nearly 50 years, they have taken unpopular stances, not only for interests of African Americans, but for the good of the entire country.
Within the 115th Congress, the CBC has a historic membership of 49 U.S. representatives …

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