Elijah Cummings

Dutch Village apartments
Julio Cortez/AP
July 31, 2019 - 11:36 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Davon Jones doesn't have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump's tweets that Baltimore is a "rat and rodent infested mess." His apartment owned by the president's son-in-law has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. "I don't know how they come in,"...
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Elijah Cummings
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July 29, 2019 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics Monday and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist. In the latest rhetorical shot at lawmakers of color, Trump said...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 26, 2019.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
July 28, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By Zeke Miller and Hope Yen WASHINGTON (AP) — Upping a feud with an influential black lawmaker, President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed Rep. Elijah Cummings as a "racist" over the "rodent-infested mess" in his district while White House aides sought to downplay his comments as frustration over...
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CNN's Victor Blackwell defends Baltimore from Trump's 'infested' tweets
CNN
July 28, 2019 - 10:35 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) - - Baltimore did not take President Donald Trump's recent attack of the city lying down. Instead, Charm City was quick to stand up and fight back. Trump lashed out at another prominent African American lawmaker on Saturday, tweeting that his Baltimore district is a...
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From left: Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., hold a news conference after the back-to-back hearings with former special counsel Robert Mueller.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
July 25, 2019 - 8:27 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of anticipation, Congress finally heard testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller . So what now? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Mueller's appearance was "a crossing of a threshold," raising public awareness of what...
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In this April 2, 2019, file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
April 24, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The struggle between House Democrats and the Trump administration over investigations intensified as a former White House official defied a subpoena and the Treasury Department ignored a deadline for providing President Donald Trump's tax...
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April 22, 2019 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records. The complaint, filed in federal court in Washington, says the subpoena from Rep...
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In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
April 05, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Michael R. Sisak and David B. Caruso, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Cohen are asking members of Congress to help keep him out of prison. In a letter sent to lawmakers Thursday, Cohen's legal team said he is still sorting through documents in his personal files that might...
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The White House
Cliff Owen/AP
April 01, 2019 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, such as concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with Jared Kushner, left, U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser.
Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool
March 01, 2019 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee is giving the White House until Monday to voluntarily turn over documents related to White House security clearances. The deadline from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform comes amid questions about the Trump administration's...
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