The Daily 202: Congressional Black Caucus Leaders Will Meet Today With Donald Trump Despite Pressure Not To
The Daily 202: Congressional Black Caucus leaders will meet today with Donald Trump despite pressure not to
Cedric Richmond, left, Cory Booker center, and John Lewis, right, prepare to testify against Jeff Sessions during the attorney general’s confirmation hearing in January. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)
With Breanne Deppisch
THE BIG IDEA: Friends, House colleagues and even his own staffers have urged the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Cedric Richmond, not to sit down with Donald Trump this afternoon.
“I have family members who say, ‘Don’t go meet with him. He means you no good,’” Richmond, a Democratic congressman from New Orleans, said in an interview. “But, as policymakers, we cannot let the only opinions …