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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus

Today, President Donald J. Trump met with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) leadership team and Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn. During the meeting, the participants discussed various issues pertaining to the African American community, including the President’s commitment to improving conditions for distressed communities. The President voiced his desire to work with the CBC to improve educational and economic opportunities, enhance public safety, reduce the cost of prescription drugs, and invest in infrastructure.

The following congressmen participated in the meeting:

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Chairman of the CBC
Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), House Assistant Democratic Leader
Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN)
Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD)
Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)
Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)