Elijah Cummings


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GSA changed the position it held before Trump took office.
Mar 23 2017
Elijah Cummings has been quoted in 37 different articles. Most recently, Elijah Cummings has been quoted saying, “GSA changed the position it held before Trump took office.” in an article called GSA Rules Trump’s DC Hotel Lease Is In ‘Full Compliance’. This is only one of 40 quotes from Elijah Cummings. To see more examples Elijah Cummings’s views and opinions, check out the section below. You can filter Elijah Cummings's quotes by date and by topic to see, for example, what Elijah Cummings said about expedition recently and in the past.
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Yes, sorry, to correct the record – just learned like many others that the Flynn tweet this morning was fake.

Madam leader, just this morning, Flynn tweeted, and this is a quote, scapegoat,' end of quote. Scapegoat. He basically described himself as a scapegoat.

We are investigating how Marathon set its price for this drug and how much the company stands to make as a result.

We remain gravely concerned about these recurring abuses in the pharmaceutical industry. Exorbitantly pricing potentially life-saving medications that should be widely available for a fraction of the price hinders patient access and drives up costs for the entire health care sector.

[W]e request that you use authority Congress granted to you under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended, to 'recommend to the head of the officer's or employer's agency that appropriate disciplinary action (such as reprimand, suspension, demotion, or dismissal) be brought against the officer or employee.

There are so many people who came before me who struggled so that African Americans could be full participants in our democracy. I believe that I honor their sacrifice by asserting my democratic right to attend an inauguration. The inauguration is bigger than President-Elect Trump. It is a chance for the world to witness our nation's greatest ritual: the peaceful transfer of power.

Like many of my colleagues, I have been fighting my entire life to create a more equal society for all Americans, so I certainly understand why some of them have come to the conclusion that they cannot attend.

You know, I would hope that the president-elect would today pick up the phone, put down the Twitter stuff and just give John Lewis a call.

The Oversight Committee has not held one hearing, conducted one interview, or obtained one document about President-elect Donald Trump's massive global entanglements, yet it is now apparently rushing to launch an investigation of the key government official for warning against the risks caused by President-elect Donald Trump's current plans.

My staff is a family and this unimaginable tragedy is shocking and heartbreaking to us all. I again ask for your prayers.

Donald Trump's global entanglements are unprecedented.

Those groups clearly see something and hear something that causes them to believe he is one who sympathizes with their voice and their view. ... Donald Trump has to take responsibility for that.

These companies have made clear that they are not going to change course on their own–they will keep bilking the American people for all they can unless Congress acts.

Rather than continuing this partisan Republican approach of distraction and destruction, we should work together in a bi-partisan way to seek constructive reforms to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of federal programs.

For the past six years, they have squandered millions and millions of taxpayer dollars on partisan attacks that do absolutely nothing to improve the lives of our constituents, and now they already seem to be plotting to continue this pattern if Secretary Clinton wins the election.

And it is extremely difficult to believe that you are making only $50 profit when you just increased the price by more than $100 per pen.

We didn't believe Mylan's numbers last week during their CEO's testimony, and we don't believe them this week either, which is why we gave them 10 days from the date of our hearing to produce their internal files. They have until Friday to give Congress the underlying documents we asked for back in August so we can finally determine the company's actual profits in each year for the last decade.

After Mylan takes our punches they'll fly back to their mansions in their private jets and laugh all the way to the bank.

Our goal is to work together to ensure that critical medications, like the EpiPen, are accessible and affordable for all of our constituents.

Offering a meager discount only after widespread bipartisan criticism is exactly the same tactic used by drug companies across the industry to distract from their exorbitant price increases, as our investigation has shown repeatedly. Nobody is buying this PR move anymore. Mylan should not offer after-the-fact discounts only for a select few – it should reverse its massive price increases across the board immediately.

Baltimore's future does not rest on the outcomes of the trials surrounding Mr. Freddie Gray's death ... Baltimore's future rests on every one of us.

When you see someone doing something bad and it's not fixed it's demoralizing.

The people of Flint deserve accountability for the actions of Governor Snyder and his officials that caused this crisis.

It is clear that there are more than just 'accounting problems' at Valeant, and company executives need more than new faces to fix them.

The documents show "that many drug companies are lining their pockets at the expense of some of the most vulnerable families in our nation.

It is time, and it is time now, for Republicans to end this taxpayer-funded fishing expedition.

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