Congressional Black Caucus News
Facebook's Sandberg favors release of Russia-linked ads
Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, says the ads linked to Russia trying to influence the US election should 'absolutely' be released to the public.
Sheryl Sandberg meets with lawmakers investigating Russia-linked Facebook ads
Sheryl Sandberg , Facebook's chief operating officer, met with top lawmakers investigating Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election at the Capitol Wednesday, after which the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee said they would release some of the thousands of
Facebook exec meets with lawmakers amid Russia probe
One of Facebook's top executives has told lawmakers investigating the company's Russia-linked ads that it is serious about dealing with the issue
Trump to host Schumer and Pelosi for dinner to discuss DACA, health care
One week after allying himself with Democratic congressional leadership on efforts to raise the debt limit and provide money for hurricane relief, President Donald Trump will host the Senate and House Minority Leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi for dinner at the White House to discuss DACA and
After Charlottesville, Sen. Scott to meet with Trump
"The View" co-hosts discuss what effect a discussion with Tim Scott, the only black Republican senator, could have on the president.
Sen. Cory Booker says he plans to introduce bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol
Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday said he would introduce legislation to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol building. Booker, D-New Jersey, announced his plans on Twitter, but he did not layout a timeline for the proposal. "I will be introducing a bill to remove Confederate statues
By the numbers: President Trump’s first 6 months
182 Today marks President Trump ’s 182nd day in office , capping six-months since he was inaugurated. While reporters don’t catch wind of every meeting Trump holds, the daily guidance that the White House releases on the president’s schedule often shows more depth than President Obama’s schedule
Book excerpt: Jason Riley's 'False Black Power'
Reprinted with permission from “False Black Power” by Jason L. Riley (Templeton Press), 2017. A few days after Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton , I walked around New York City’s Harlem neighborhood and got reactions from a couple dozen black residents. Postelection street
Lawmakers consider boosting security after Virginia attack
Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-Louisiana, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus , met last week with House Speaker Paul Ryan to express concern about security for members. The meeting, along with a letter to leadership, came after Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, started receiving death threats after