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Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings sat down for an interview with “60 Minutes” on Sunday night’s show, telling anchor Steve Kroft that he is undeterred by recent health problems and prepared to move forward in investigating misdeeds of President Donald Trump. Now chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Cummings, 67, was elevated to […]

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the new chairman of the House Oversight Committee, stressed in a TV interview Sunday night the urgency of investigating President Donald Trump. “There’s so much [to investigate],” Cummings said on “60 Minutes.” “We’ve got to hit the ground not running, but flying.” With his new gavel, Cummings will be able to compel testimony and subpoena documents on […]

To understand Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), the new chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee with the power to investigate and subpoena the Trump administration, is to recognize the humble upbringing and life lessons that have shaped his worldview. In an interview with 60 Minutes, Cummings talked with correspondent Steve Kroft about his childhood in […]

California representative Devin Nunes’s late-night jaunt to the White House to swap information pertaining to the Russia investigation may not have been the first sign that a Republican Congress had no intention of holding Donald Trump accountable, but it was certainly the starkest. For two years, G.O.P. committee chairs have shielded the president, refusing to […]