Congressional Black Caucus News
Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation
The Congressional Black Caucus has turned down an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump, telling him his policies are causing "legitimate alarm" among African-American lawmakers
Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting
African-American gun owners are raising concerns that the acquittal of the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile could make them more vulnerable during interactions with police
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
Congressman who rose to powerful job still rooted back home
Rep. Steve Scalise, the House's third-ranking Republican, is known as much for his backslapping, hearty embrace of the lighter side as he is for his rock-solid conservatism and allegiance to the GOP
Congressman shot at baseball practice is avid sports fan
The Louisiana congressman shot during baseball practice is known for his love of the game
Washington, DC, mayor announces task force to address missing teens issue
The "GMA" team of insiders analyzes some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
The Note: The crucial health care vote
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 63 THE BIG STORY: Since there’s no Plan B, Plan A may have to wait a bit. Unless Plan A gets rewritten in ways House leaders have claimed was impossible, and in ways that would mean major changes (no “tweaks,” here) to the
Congressional Black Caucus says 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
Rep. Cummings asks Trump to soften talk about black communities
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) said Wednesday that he used his meeting at the White House with President Trump on prescription drug prices to also address the president's past rhetoric about black communities. Speaking to reporters outside the West Wing after his meeting, Cummings -- who is a
Fear sparked after reports of use of the National Guard to arrest undocumented immigrants
The Department of Homeland Security admitted that the proposal did circulate, but was never seriously considered.