Today, we dedicated our hearing room to our late Chairman, Elijah E. Cummings. We will never forget his unwavering commitment to fight for all people and improve the world for generations yet unborn. #ForThePeople
This afternoon we dedicated the @OversightDems Hearing Room to my dear friend and former colleague Elijah E. Cummings. Elijah knew the critical role government oversight plays in a functioning democracy and never shied away from this awesome responsibility as Chairman.
Today, Members of Congress gathered together for the dedication ceremony of the Committee on Oversight and Reform Hearing Room being named in the Honor of Chairman Elijah E. Cummings.
The American people have lost a great leader at a time of crisis in our democracy. Chairman Elijah Cummings gave all he had. He dedicated his entire life to serving the public good.
The House has lost our North Star. Chairman Elijah Cummings was a leader of towering character & integrity. His wisdom, his warm friendship and his great humanity will be deeply missed. Rest in peace, my friend.
Elijah Cummings must step aside as chairman & criminal investigations must be launched; he must also release his tax returns, accountant records & bank information.
As Chairman Elijah Cummings is laid to rest today, I will always remember him as a champion for millions of people he’d never meet. Let’s honor his life and build on his legacy by tackling inequality, standing up for decency, and empowering the next generation of leaders.
BREAKING: US House Oversight Cmte. Chairman Elijah Cummings has died, his office says.