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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) is calling for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing with Michael Cohen, who implicated the president in his guilty plea to campaign finance violations on Tuesday. Cummings, the ranking member of the panel, on Wednesday called on committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to schedule a hearing “as soon as […]

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee — the panel with the broadest investigative jurisdiction in Congress — was careful not to presume Democrats would regain control. But he said in an interview it was difficult not to contemplate the possibilities that would come with not only subpoena power, […]

Baltimore’s congressional delegation joined city officials Monday in denouncing potential federal cuts to reproductive health services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has proposed creating a rule that would prevent funding from the Title X Family Planning Program from going to health centers that perform abortions or are affiliated with those who do. […]

The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee is pressing Chairman Trey Gowdy to subpoena EPA and force the agency to release information about how Scott Pruitt’s aides scrutinized politically sensitive documents before releasing them. That demand comes after POLITICO reported in May that that political appointees screened releases related to Pruitt as the agency […]