Rep Paul Ryan happily agrees to Meet Congressional Black Caucus over inner city poverty remarks
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Republican Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, whose remarks about inner-city poverty were described by another member of Congress as a “thinly veiled racial attack,” has accepted the invitation of the Congressional Black Caucus to discuss poverty.
CBC Chairwoman Marcia Fudge and Rep. Gwen Moore sent a letter to Ryan, saying they were “deeply troubled” and offended by his remarks on Bill Bennett’s influential Morning in America radio show Wednesday about a “tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working, and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work.”
A spokesman said Ryan appreciated the invitation. “He has said he would welcome a productive conversation on how to better fight poverty, and he looks forward to meeting with the CBC in the near future,” the spokesman said.