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GOP freshmen of color eyeing Dem-dominated minority caucuses

Feb 13, 2021 - Politico

It's a tricky issue, with Republican lawmakers of color forced to navigate mostly untrodden territory in a historically white party.

Freshman Rep. Byron Donalds wants to pull off something Washington has never seen: Membership in both the liberal Congressional Black Caucus and the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus.

Donalds - a Black Tea Party Republican who represents Naples, Fla. - said both groups are a natural fit for someone like himself, who believes conservative policies ...