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'I came from the White House': Trump tweet coincides with Indian Affairs meeting

Acee Agoyo May 9, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney said she was at the White House on Wednesday, just as her boss was sending out a racial tweet that derailed passage of pro-tribal bills in the U.S. House of Representatives.

"I came from the White House earlier this morning," Sweeney told the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs later in the afternoon, "talking about Indian Country, the challenges in Indian Country, and what we can do as collective federal partners to address those challenges."

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