Tag Archives: Elijah Cummings

Cummings Serves Trump Notice On Wave Of Probes

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), the incoming chairman of the House Oversight Committee, fired off more than 50 letters Wednesday seeking documents on a wide array of issues, including Ivanka Trump’s email practices, the Trump administration’s policy of family separations at the border, and its handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The move underscored plans …

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Dems Likely To Request Cohen Testify Before Congress

CNN reports: Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings said Sunday that once his party retakes control of the House, he hopes President Donald Trump’s estranged former attorney Michael Cohen will testify before Congress. “I certainly would like to see him come in the month of January,” Cummings said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The request by Cummings, who is expected …

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EXPOSED: Trump Administration Partners With Outside Right Wingers To Purge “Disloyal” Career Civil Servants

Talking Points Memo reports: A trove of e-mails obtained by House Democrats reveal efforts by top State Department officials — working hand in hand with the White House, outside conservatives and right-wing media — to sideline and demote career civil servants who are seen as disloyal to President Trump. The report on the emails set off alarm bells across Washington, …

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Fireworks At House Hearing: Rep. Darrell Issa Cuts Mic Of Rep. Elijah Cummings

Via the New York Daily News: Things got ugly between Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Wednesday at a House Oversight Committee hearing on the IRS scandal. Former IRS official Lois Lerner was present to testify at the hearing, but she pleaded the Fifth and didn’t respond to questions about her leadership over the IRS division that improperly …

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