Elijah Cummings

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Since he refuses to divest, congressional oversight of the GSA lease is more critical than ever.feedback
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NEW May 25 2017 Trump Presidency
Elijah Cummings has been quoted in 67 different articles. Most recently, Elijah Cummings has been quoted saying, “Under the policy outlined in this pamphlet, foreign governments could provide prohibited emoluments to President Trump, for example through organizations such as RT, the propaganda arm of the Russian government. Those payments would not be tracked in any way and would be hidden from the American public.” in an article called Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels - NBC News. This is only one of 117 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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This had gotten too political. Any news comes out, those on the left yell impeach, some on the right say it's fake. So this hopefully detoxes some of the politics.feedback

I don't want to read a memo. I want to hear it from him (Comey).feedback

Many, including myself, have questioned his actions more than once over the past year. I believe new leadership at the FBI will restore confidence in the organization and among the people who do the hard work to carry out its mission.feedback

The White House had its own responsibility to fully vet General Flynn since new information became public during the transition – well after General Flynn's last background check – about his lobbying on behalf of foreign interests.feedback

I don't understand why the White house is covering up for Michael Flynn.feedback

The Pentagon's warning to Gen. Flynn was bold, italicized and could not have been clearer.feedback

But this is about the public trust. If you want to get rich, don't get into politics. I know that. If you want privacy, don't go into politics. He needs to learn that.feedback

Sometimes I think the president doesn't understand the line between being a private businessman and serving the public trust, and he thinks he can just run his life the same way he's done for 50 years.feedback

We are here today to discuss ways to build greater trust between police and minority communities.feedback

Americans can breathe a small sigh of relief, for now.feedback

GSA changed the position it held before Trump took office.feedback

We urge you to keep the price of this relatively common steroid at its current importation cost.feedback

I am writing to request information about whether Gen. Flynn fully disclosed– as part of the security clearance and vetting process for his return to government– his communications with Russian agents, Turkish agents and other foreign agents, as well as his payments from foreign sources. Flynn "violated the Constitution by accepting tens of thousands of dollars from an agent of a global adversary that attacked our democracy.feedback

I cannot recall any time in our nation's history when the President selected as his National Security Advisor someone who violated the Constitution by accepting tens of thousands of dollars from an agent of a global adversary that attacked our democracy.feedback

I'm just curious as to why that is. Certainly, there's a lot of questions coming up as to whether ... President Trump is concerned about the jurisdiction of this U.S. attorney and whether that might affect his future.feedback

If the vice president had heeded my warnings, it's clear now he could have prevented the problems that occurred with Lt. Gen. Flynn.feedback

The President's staff need to follow ethics rules – not flout them. When they violate these rules, the President must impose discipline, not invent a legal fiction that these rules do not apply.feedback

We told the president we weren't expecting any major support from the Republicans, and the president basically said this is something that's important to him, and he looked at Price and he said, I want you to get this done. Period.feedback

And if that's the case [i.e., if the Medicare option is Trump's plan of action], stocks will still move higher.feedback

When Senator Sessions testified under oath that 'I did not have communications with the Russians,' his statement was demonstrably false. … Attorney General Sessions should resign immediately, and there is no longer any question that we need a truly independent commission to investigate this issue.feedback

Sessions "should resign immediately, and there is no longer any question that we need a truly independent commission to investigate this issue.feedback

It is inconceivable that even after Michael Flynn was fired for concealing his conversations with the Russians that Attorney General Sessions would keep his own conversations secret for more than two weeks.feedback

Other federal employees would likely be suspended for engaging in this conduct, and White House officials should not be held to a different standard.feedback

I have no idea why President Trump would make up a story about me like he did today. Of course, Senator Schumer never told me to skip a meeting with the President.feedback

It's placed Comey under significant scrutiny, and I think people will be looking very carefully at how he handles this entire situation.feedback

Yes, sorry, to correct the record – just learned like many others that the Flynn tweet this morning was fake.feedback

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

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

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.feedback

[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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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

The American people felt good about what they did.feedback

Donald Trump's global entanglements are unprecedented.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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.feedback

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

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

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.feedback

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.feedback

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

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

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

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

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

It's insulting the way Republicans are treating the military.feedback

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