Elijah Cummings

Elijah Cummings

Cummings: This Week ‘Will Tarnish Our History Books for Generations’

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) stated that the past week has been “shocking and disgraceful” and “will tarnish our history books for generations.” Transcript as Follows: “Good morning, I am Congressman Elijah Cummings from the 7th

US Representative Elijah Cummings speaks during Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Cummings: Wilson Is ‘Probably One of the Great Sheroes of Our Time’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) stated White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly made inaccurate statements about “probably one of the great sheroes of our time, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL).” Cummings said, “I was kind


Cummings Calls for Investigation of House Intelligence Chair Nunes

Thursday on CNN’s “New Day,” House Oversight Committee ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) called for an investigation of House Intelligence Committee Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on the heels of Nunes’ decision to reveal findings of his committee’s investigation of surveillance

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FAKE NEWS: Nancy Pelosi, Elijah Cummings Fall for Parody Mike Flynn Account

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and her colleague Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) were duped by a clearly-labeled “parody” Twitter account pretending to be resigned White House national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn, promoting the top Democrats to go on a rant about the definition of the term “scapegoat.”

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Rep Elijah Cummings: Trump’s Business ‘a Minefield for Conflicts’

Tuesday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” the Democratic ranking member of the House Oversight Committee Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) disagreed with President-elect Trump saying today the president can’t have a conflict of interest, but instead Cummings said Trump’s business dealings in

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Gowdy Blasts Obama’s 10,000 Days of the Benghazi Slow-Walk

The chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi lashed out at President Barack Obama’s willful failure to respond to document requests from the panel, whose work the chairman wanted completed by December. “This committee’s thorough, fact-centered investigation has been repeatedly


Todd to Cummings: Why Did Benghazi Dems ‘Shield’ Hillary?

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” host Chuck Todd went after the ranking Democratic member on the House Select Benghazi Committee Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) for “shielding” Hillary Clinton during her testimony last week instead of ask tough questions. Todd

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DOJ: No Criminal Charges Against IRS’s Lois Lerner

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that Lois Lerner, and other IRS officials involved in targeting conservative groups’ tax exempt applications, will not have criminal charges filed against them.


Cummings, Gowdy Battle Over Releasing Sidney Blumenthal Testimony

Thursday at the hearing of the the House Select Committee on Benghazi, chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) got into a heated debate over releasing the testimony of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s

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Hillary Knew U.S. Government’s Source Was Suspected of Terrorist Involvement

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton knew that the U.S. government was using a Libyan intelligence source who has been accused of involvement in a major terrorist attack against Americans, and that source is currently living the life of a free citizen, courtesy of the U.S. and British governments.


Cummings: Gowdy Has Turned Benghazi Committee into a ‘Political Football’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” the ranking Democratic member of House Benghazi Select Committee Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said his counterpart, chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, has turned the Benghazi Select Committee into a “political football” against the wishes of the family


Dem Rep Thanks God for Charges in Gray Death

Friday, shortly after State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced six Baltimore police officers now face criminal charges for the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said, “I have come here today to thank God Marilyn


Secret Service Agents Allegedly Boozed Up When They Rammed Barricade

It appears that the two off-duty Secret Service agents who drove their black SUV through a crime scene near the White House on March 4 were quite intoxicated, according to surveillance tapes released by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Tuesday during its hearing on the matter.

Congressional Staffers Protest on Steps of Capitol

Congressional Staffers Protest on Steps of Capitol

As House leaders tried to corral votes for the Obama-Boehner cromnibus Thursday afternoon, a number of congressional staffers walked out on the steps of the U.S. Capitol and put their hands in the air. The group of about 140 staffers offered