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Elijah Cummings: The Democrats´ first
line of defense against Republican attacks

Washington Examiner, by Sean Lengell

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/10/2014 8:18:16 PM

There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties´ proxy war between Reps. Elijah Cummings and Darrell Issa. Issa, 60, is the firebrand Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. He has hammered the Obama administration over its handling of the Benghazi attacks, the IRS and Veterans Affairs scandals, as well the troubled rollout of its heathcare.gov website and a host of other hot-button issues. It has been up to Cummings, 63, the panel’s top Democrat, to be the first line of defense for the administration

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I wonder how Lengell wrote this article without either barfing or laughing. Absolutely nothing Cummings says can be believed. Cummings says his role is "about making sure the administration and witnesses … are treated fairly..." Oh puhleeze. He forgot to say to he had to make sure the administration didn´t lie, stonewall and obstruct. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: justavoter, 7/10/2014 8:38:37 PM     (No. 9919043)

So in terms of the big media, Issa is the "firebrand" and Cummings is the "top democrat".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CzndCitzen, 7/10/2014 8:40:35 PM     (No. 9919048)

Cummings is trying to keep the fact that he was encouraging the IRS to target conservative groups from coming out. He is as guilty as Lois Lerner.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/10/2014 8:57:35 PM     (No. 9919082)

It´s imperative that Cummings is indicted for his role in using the full weight and force of the IRS to target American citizens with differing political viewpoints.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Italiano, 7/10/2014 9:05:41 PM     (No. 9919094)

´lija´s up to his booty in more than one of these scandals...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/10/2014 9:16:22 PM     (No. 9919106)

The perfect example of dogs running in packs. And this pack has had no rabies shots.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mickturn, 7/10/2014 9:38:11 PM     (No. 9919128)

Send in THE CLOWN!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 7/10/2014 9:51:05 PM     (No. 9919146)

Who better than the one who instigated the whole nefarious thing?

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