Moore said the caucus sees the Ryan meeting as an opportunity.
“Congressman Ryan is a nice guy,” she told a group of reporters in a press conference call Tuesday. “And — and, as such, you know, he has tried to frame the comments that he made about inner-city folks as just sort of inarticulate ways of — of communicating.
“We’re gonna challenge his assumptions about that, and really raise with him a couple of very specific proposals,” she said.
“Paul Ryan wants to talk about poverty, but he is . . . hamstrung by a caucus that is not willing to have these conversations. And so he’s sort of walking a tightrope,” she said.
Correction 3:03 p.m.
An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Rep. Ryan asked to meet with the CBC. He was invited to meet with the group.
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