GOP Rep. Byron Donalds Says He’s Being Snubbed by Congressional Black CaucusEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) said that the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has snubbed him from joining even though he told multiple members that he’s interested in becoming a member of the officially nonpartisan group. Donalds said his office has not “really heard much from the CBC” after expressing interest. “I have a perspective being a 42-year-old black man who’s come up in America after a lot of the battles through the civil rights movement that I think would actually be helpful and a helpful perspective to the CBC,” Donalds said in a CNN interview. “Whether they want to take advantage of that is really up to them.” Over the years, the CBC has become overwhelmingly composed of Democrats, and currently no Republicans belong to the caucus. Some black Republicans have made it a point not to join the CBC, including Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.). Donalds in February told Politico that he …Read More

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