Rep. Elijah Cummings, an influential House Democrat, met with President Trump on Wednesday. He told reporters after the meeting that he requested Trump acknowledge "most African-American folk are doing very, very well."
"And when we hear those words about carnage and we're living depressed situations, I told him that it was very hurtful to people."
.@RepCummings says he told Pres. Trump "it would be good for him to acknowledge that most African-American people are doing very, very well" pic.twitter.com/8SOBf8GXo2— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 8, 2017