The congressman said that his comments were "inarticulate," and agreed on Friday https://message.diigo.com/message/the-most-popular-stories-on-betanews-this-past-week-march-2-8-2903541
to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus in order to patch things up.
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criticized, and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said his claims were a "thinly veiled racial attack."
Paul Ryan last week made controversial comments about poverty in inner cities.
"Why was Paul even talking about this? He was talking about it because he's devoted a large part of his life, starting back when he worked with Jack Kemp, on finding ways to tackle poverty," Priebus
added. "I commend Paul for his http://tearfulnucleus859.blog.com/2014/03/13/juan-pablo-reportedly-proposes-to-nikki-ferrell-amid-controversy/
work that he's doing around the country."
RNC Chair On Paul Ryan's Remarks: Dems Always Waiting To 'Pounce' (VIDEO)
"Paul said he thought it was inarticulate, but quite frankly Democrats are lying in wait as well to http://meemi.com/ancientquantity73/11982997
pounce on whatever might be off tone," he said when asked about Ryan's claims.
"We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work,
and so there is a real culture problem here that has to be dealt with," he said.