Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with black lawmakers

Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with black lawmakers

When questioned on whether he planned to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus, a group of African-American lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Trump asked Ryan if she would organize it herself.

Journalist April Ryan, who serves as the White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks, followed up: "When you say the inner cities, are you going to include the CBC, Mr. President, in your conversations with your urban agenda?"

"I would love to meet with the black caucus", President Trump responded, "I think it's great".

"Are they friends of yours?"

The answer came in response to a question about whether he would meet with the Congressional Black Caucus. "I think it's great, the Congressional Black Caucus, I think it's great".

Trump made the comment during a wide-ranging news conference Thursday and speculated that Cummings may have been dissuaded from coming to the White House for political reasons, perhaps by Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), whom Trump dismissed as a "lightweight".

'And then he said, "Oh, I can " t move - it might be bad for me politically.

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Moments after Trump's press conference ended, the CBC main Twitter account tweeted out a letter dated January 19, in which the group's chairman, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), clearly invited Trump to meet.

President Donald Trump held a press conference, which means that he did something stupid.

"We called, called, called, they can't make a meeting with him". "It was so fast in putting it together that the White House press office staff did not have place cards for us".

"I was all set to have that meeting". I can't have that meeting'.

"We saw the exchange", Jones said, talking about the news conference. And he later told reporters he meant to raise the issue of voter suppression in minority communities.

Cummings ended his statement by saying he looks forward to meeting with Trump and others to talk about prescription drugs, which affect "every American family - not just people of color".

'You have people. they lock themselves into apartments, petrified to even leave in the middle of the day.