congressional black caucus
Clay will discuss the lessons learned from Ferguson and reforming the criminal justice system and law enforcement when he makes a presentation to President Barack Obama during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting at the White House.
Members of Congress call the weekend session a productive one.
Ten members of the Congressional Black Caucus and U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay are scheduled to take part in a Ferguson church service honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities.
Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s colleagues say they’re stumped when it comes to the Chicago Democrat’s medical condition.
“It’s going to be hard, it’s going to be nasty, it’s going to be ugly, everything that people don’t like about politics, this race is going to embody that.”