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Byron Donalds to Introduce ‘Vote Act’ in Congress

After the Democrat voting bill, For the People Act, stirred up headlines with proposed drastic changes to US elections, the Republican Party is promising a response, especially US Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) who told The Floridian that he intends to introduce and help pass the “Vote Act.”. Rep. Donalds informed...
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Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) Calls Congressional Black Caucus Silence On Membership ‘Childish’

Congressman Byron Donalds (R-FL) joined Fox News Radio’s Guy Benson Show to talk about why he thinks he’s being blocked from joining the congressional black caucus. “Yeah, back when I was sworn in, I remember the first week I was in, you know, There was a conversation between myself and a couple of CBC members. And, you know, it came up in our discussion about, you know, would you be interested in joining? I said I would. And they were they were like, OK. And, you know, and I was like, they’re like, oh, we’ll be in touch or whatever happened in the conversation. And then we didn’t hear anything. You know, I had my staff, reach out a couple of times never heard back from them. And then last week the story dropped. So when the story dropped, like it kind of caught me off guard. I was just like, oh, I guess a decision has been made, but there’s never been any conversation between me or anybody in the CBC. And that’s the part I find I, I find I just been messed up. You know, I think, like, you know, a few, you know, a member of Congress. We’re adults, if that’s what you want. If you don’t want me to be a part, then just tell me, like just come directly to me, tell me it doesn’t have to be some informal meeting. But if it were, that would be cool. Give me an opportunity to at least speak on the matter. But if that’s a decision you made, the decision you made, but to hear nothing, you hear some news drop of an anonymous quote from somebody. I don’t know who that person is. You know, to me, that’s just kind of just childish at this point. But that’s where we are right now.”
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Byron Donalds meets with Trump amid Congressional Black Caucus feud

Black conservative Rep. Byron Donalds is taking up arms against the Congressional Black Caucus after they rejected his bid to join — slamming their ideological intolerance in a new interview, before a meeting with former President Donald Trump. Freshman lawmaker Donalds (R-Fla.) met with the 45th commander-in-chief Thursday at his...
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Rep. Byron Donalds' office: 'White liberals' like CNN's Brianna Keilar 'can’t comprehend' Black Republicans

The office of Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla. slammed CNN after a contentious interview on Thursday he had with "New Day" anchor Brianna Keilar. Donalds appeared on the liberal network to discuss the stonewalling from the Congressional Black Caucus, which has yet to welcome the freshman GOP lawmaker into the group despite his vocal interest in joining. The CBC currently does not have any Republican members.
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GOP Rep. Byron Donalds says Congressional Black Caucus keeping him out

A black GOP lawmaker in the House of Representatives says the Congressional Black Caucus has declined his efforts to become a member. In a statement to The Post on Thursday, Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) expressed his disappointment about being excluded from the CBC, which inducted other freshman lawmakers into the group six months ago.
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GOP Rep. Byron Donalds blocked from Congressional Black Caucus: 'I was shocked'

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Congressman Byron Donalds is reportedly being denied membership into the Congressional Black Caucus, an organization that its found members envisioned as a non-partisan organization. Other lawmakers who won in 2020 were inducted months ago but while Rep. Donalds has spoken to some members of the caucus, he has not received an invitation. Rep. Donalds says he was “shocked” when reports emerged Wednesday night that his membership was being blocked.
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GOP Rep. Byron Donalds says he’s been shut out of the Congressional Black Caucus

Rep. Byron Donalds, one of only two Black Republicans in the House, says that he has been snubbed by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). Donalds' communications director Harrison Fields told Fox News that the Florida Republican has engaged with multiple members of the CBC, an influential and officially nonpartisan group, to tell them he’s interested in joining but still hasn’t gotten an invite. Other freshman lawmakers were inducted into the group six months ago.
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Florida Rep. Byron Donalds Rejected by Black Caucus For Backing Trump, Says He Is ‘Allowed’ To Have His Own Thoughts

In Congress, there are few lawmakers who are more partisan, more liberal, or more stomach-churning than Rep. Steve Cohen. But an anecdote involving the Tennessee Democrat sheds some enlightenment on contemporary racial politics. In January 2007, shortly after being sworn in, Cohen, who is white, wanted to join the Congressional...
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Florida Rep. Byron Donalds says Black America struggling under Biden economic policies

Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., argued President Biden’s economic policies are hurting Black America during an interview on FOX Business’ "Mornings with Maria." REP. BYRON DONALDS: One thing is very clear, this proposal -- this budget proposal, if you will -- is not going to be helping Black Americans. What helps Black Americans is, frankly, what helps all Americans, and that's a robust economy that is thriving and growing. It allows people to be able to get a job, grow in their job, grow in their enterprise, and have an economy that can support the growth needs that they have. This budget doesn't do that.