ELIJAH CUMMINGS Dead at 68: Is This the TRUMP CURSE?
Elijah Cummings, Longtime Baltimore Congressman, Dead at 68
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) – a key figure in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump – has died of “health complications” at 68.
Cummings died at Johns Hopkins Hospital at 2:45 a.m. Thursday morning from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said.
He hadn’t returned to work after having a medical procedure he said would only keep him away for about a week, the Baltimore Sun noted.
The procedure already caused Cummings to miss a September hearing on Washington, D.C., statehood. The statement didn’t detail the procedure.
He previously was treated for heart and knee issues.
Cummings had represented Maryland’s 7th congressional district since 1996.
Elijah Cummings 'signed subpoenas from his hospital bed' for Trump impeachment before his death
Elijah Cummings was kept busy to the very end of his life leading an investigation into Donald Trump before passing away at the age of 68 on Wednesday, his aides have said.
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee was signing subpoenas from his hospital bed, one aide told the New York Times.
He also helped lead a Democratic caucus conference call.
Despite not having participated in a roll call vote since September, the late congressman was continuing to spearhead the oversight committee’s impeachment inquiry into Mr Trump along with two other House committees handling the investigation.
He has sparred with Mr Trump since the president took office, condemning the humanitarian crisis on the US-Mexico border during a fiery speech and decrying his attempts to ban residents of Muslim-majority nations from entering the country as “unconstitutional” and “un-American”.
Mr Trump consistently attacked Mr Cummings onli..
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