At Trump’s news conference the other day she asked him if he would meet with the Congressional Black Caucus. He assured her that he would and asked her if she would set up a meeting. She replied that she was just a reporter and the media has taken up her story, giving the impression that the only reason Trump asked her to set up a meeting was because she’s black.
Now we find out that Ryan has direct connections to the CBC.
“WikiLeaks Exposed April Ryan as More Than ‘Just a Reporter’”
The veteran Washington journalist, however, appeared to a bit more than a chronicler of current events during last year’s presidential campaign. Emails pilfered from Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta’s email account and published in the fall by WikiLeaks suggest a rather chummy relationship between Ryan and the Clinton camp.
At one point, she even suggested a meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus.
“FYI I also just talked with Marcia Fudge and Sheila Jackson Lee,” she wrote on April 18, 2015, referring to representatives from Ohio and Texas, respectively. “Also, Lets make the black reporters meeting happen asap.”