Congressional Black Caucus: Meeting With Trump Was a ‘positive First Start’

Congressional Black Caucus: Meeting with Trump was a ‘positive first start’

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus went to the White House today for their first official meeting with President Donald Trump.The meeting, which comes five weeks after Trump asked a reporter at a press conference to help set up a discussion with the group, was organized primarily to discuss Trump’s new budget proposal, which Chairman Cedric Richmond, D-Louisiana, said at a press conference this afternoon would be “devastating” for the African-American community.Rep. Karen Bass, D-California, said that the group raised “several areas of concern” but added that it was a “positive first start.”According to Bass, among …

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