WASHINGTON D.C.-Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri recently criticized the new proposed budget by President Barack Obama for its cuts of education and social services. Politico Reports:
The most resounding statement came Monday from Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, who said he is “struggling to understand how this budget helps us to best achieve” the goal of protecting “our children from a mountain of debt.
“Cutting funding to programs that assist hard-working Americans, help families heat their homes, and expand access to graduate-level education seems to conflict with the notion of winning the future,” Cleaver said in a statement. “We cannot win the future by leaving our most vulnerable behind. Our success as a Nation is interwoven in the success of every community. Until we grasp that concept, as a nation, we will never see the full potential of this country.”