At his Feb 16th press conference, Trump blamed Rep. Cummings for his not meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus and told journalist April Ryan to arrange the meeting for him. Cummings has said that Trump's statement is false. The CBC said it contacted Trump but didn't get a reply.
"In response to Trump's comments, the CBC tweeted, "Hi, @realDonaldTrump. We're the CBC. We sent you a letter on January 19, but you never wrote us back. Sad!""
I wonder what was in the letter. And I wonder if someone on his staff goofed it up as they seem to be goofing so many other things up. Realistically I doubt a guy like Trump reads his mail, so if there was a breakdown in communications, I doubt we'll ever know how it might have happened. I'm thinking GW had friction with the CBC as well as the NAACP, so it might just be the usual business kicking in. I will say though that I don't buy the press accounts when these kinds of things happen. Too often they are wrong and never admit it. Look at all the shit they said about Bernie that wasn't accurate.
I personally think Trump needs to meet with them, but I think he should make good on his campaign promise to deal with inner city issues first so he can walk in with some level of common interest. Otherwise he's just a rich honkey to the folks at the CBC.