Rep. Elijah Cummings placed himself in the middle of a controversy last week when he foolishly attacked our U.S. Border agents over the conditions of the overflowing detention centers on our southern border. President Trump immediately came to the defense of U.S. Border agents, while shining a light on the failure of the Democrat congressman to help his constituents living in his “rodent and rat-infested” district.
Rep. Elijah Cummings is a frequent critic of President Trump and the Republican Party, but what about the scandals that have plagued the entitled lawmaker throughout his career?
Three years ago, a photo of a Lyft car adorned with congressional plates went viral on social media. The reason the photo went viral was that it belonged to Black Caucus member and loudmouth Democrat lawmaker from Baltimore, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings.
A photo submitted to local Washington, D.C., blog Popville last week depicted a black Honda with a pink Lyft driver sticker on its window shield and the words “Maryland U.S. Congress 7-A” on its license plates.
Cummings told the Washington Post that his daughter — who just graduated from Howard University — has been using the car to drive for Lyft and earn extra income.
“In an effort to earn some extra money to pay her expenses at school, she signed up for a part-time position with one of the ride-sharing companies,” Cummings said. “They, in turn, gave her a sticker to apply to the windshield of the car.”
Cummings added that he has asked his daughter to remove the congressional plates, which afford special parking privileges for members and staffers.
It’s not the first time an arrogant member of the Black Caucus has taken advantage of their status as United States congressional member.
Roll Call’s video of Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) performing a botched park job outside the Capitol went viral last year. The video went viral because it exposed how she repeatedly smashed into another car while failing to perform a simple park job and simply walked away.
“If she parks like that, she should not be a member of Congress anymore,” one mystified observer — who wisely recorded more than a minute of the automotive travesty — said as the video was being captured. The tipster said Norton rubbed the correctly positioned, red sports utility vehicle to her immediate left with her improperly angled silver sedan.
Here’s the image of Democrat Rep. Eleanor Holmes (DC) parking job.
The Gateway Pundit recently reported about the scandal involving a charity run by Rep. Cummings’ young wife.
Last week it was first reported by the Washington Examiner that a charity run by Maya Rockeymoore, the wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings, received millions from special interest groups and corporations that had business before her husband’s committee.
Democrat Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee was in very poor financial condition and heavily in debt due to unpaid child support to three women he had children with — until the last 10 years or so after he married his young, politically connected wife, Maya Rockeymoore.
The backstory, via The Washington Examiner:
Rockeymoore runs two entities, a nonprofit group called the Center for Global Policy Solutions and a for-profit consulting firm called Global Policy Solutions, LLC, whose operations appear to have overlapped, according to the IRS complaint filed by watchdog group the National Legal and Policy Center on Monday. The complaint states that the arrangement may have been used to derive “illegal private benefit.”
Global Policy Solutions received more than $6.2 million in grants between 2013 and 2016, according to tax records. Several of the nonprofit group’s financial backers — which included Google, J.P Morgan and Prudential — have business interests before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Cummings has served as Democratic chairman of the committee since January and previously served as ranking member.
Last week, Rep. Cummings’ wife blasted the Washington Examiner’s complaint to the IRS as a “hit piece.”