Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Bold TV

WATCH: Congressional Black Caucus Member Will Not Meet With Trump, Would Speak to Ben Carson

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) said on Bold TV that she would meet Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson about the Trump administration’s policies if he is willing to “discuss substantive issues.” Watch here or on our Facebook page.

Rep. Watson Coleman is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, which turned down President Trump’s invitation for a meeting this week after hearing “nothing” following an initial meeting with the President in March. Despite the rejection, the Congresswoman says she would speak with Carson about the CBC’s concerns even though the Secretary “does not represent the sort of core value systems or concerns that are expressed throughout the black community.”

Rep. Watson Coleman also denounced the new Senate GOP health care bill draft, arguing that it will cause many to lose their jobs and health care coverage. According to the Congresswoman, the bill will also adversely affect hospitals “that already struggle with charity care.”

Rep. Watson Coleman said that New Jersey would be particularly negatively affected by the bill relative to other states. She criticized the proposal’s reduction in the number of people eligible to receive federal health care, calling the plan a “shift in wealth and priority.”

“We still needed to improve Obamacare to ensure that more people had access to health care, it was more affordable, and it was more comprehensive. So anything less than what we had is problematic for everyday working families,” Rep. Watson Coleman said.

Join the conversation about the Congressional Black Caucus, health care and more on our Facebook page.

7 hours ago
How To Keep Your New Year's Resolutions Every Year And A Free Exercise! https://t.co/E53xHJ0lW2 via @YouTube
8 hours ago
Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care - https://t.co/WVamfj9yUY
9 hours ago
Here’s How to Commit to Your Goals - https://t.co/C3vrYvIfIx
10 hours ago
Approach the world with less judgment and more curiosity. Less fear, more empathy. Less hate, more love. #fridaymorning #FridayThoughts
1 day ago
What Is Section 230? What Can We Do About It? - https://t.co/jr9ZZv3IyY

You May Also Like

Business

Have you ever heard that Denmark is the happiest nation in the world? In this segment on happiness, we hear from our guest host...

Bold TV

Welcome back to Bold TV! Join our hosts, David Grasso and Julia Sun, and watch live at 12PMEST on Facebook and Twitter. *Update: Watch...

Business

2020 has brought more and more hurdles as the year progressed, and no one wants to further jinx our country’s situation. But what if...

Politics

Founder of The Data Union James Felton Keith and Morgan Zegers from Young Americans Against Socialism debate once again! In this episode of Millennial...

Copyright © 2021 Bold TV