Gandhi once observed, “Suffering can open the human heart to understanding.”
Cummings introduced the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014, a bipartisan bill signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2014.The bill, which Cummings cosponsored with Representative Darrell Issa, Republican of California, modernizes the definition of a federal record to expressly include electronic documents.
“We should be able to agree that we will not keep kids in child internment camps indefinitely and hidden away from public view,” he said. “What country is that? This is the United States of America.”
REP. ELIJAH CUMMINGS, D-MD: Republicans in Congress are only willing to use their full arsenal of constitutional weapons to attack Hillary Clinton or protect Donald Trump. Neither the Oversight Committee nor the Judiciary Committee has issued a single subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump or any other topic related to his administration, including to a key moral and ethical issue of the day, which is the president’s new policy to separate children from their families.
“And so I ask a question, and it is a simple question. Are we really going to sit here, 70 members of the Congress of the United States of America, in 2018, and have a hearing that just repeats the hearings the Senate had yesterday on Hillary Clinton’s e-mails?”