Congressional Black Caucus News
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
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.
'View' co-hosts weigh in on President Trump's 77-minute press conference
Analysis of the president's lengthy press conference left a lot of questions about facts and his ability to answer questions truthfully.