Joined on 30 March, 2016
It’s going to be difficult to sleep tonight & I know for many nights to come. My dear friend Rep. Elijah Cummings is gone. I’m going to miss him. He called me his mentor, but I considered him the finest public policymaker I ever worked with. Love you forever! #ElijahCummings
.@realDonaldTrump is flailing. Reversing sanctions against Turkey for brutally attacking our Kurdish partners in exchange for a sham ceasefire seriously undermines the credibility of America’s foreign policy and sends a dangerous message to our allies and adversaries alike.
Elijah Cummings embodied the traits we should hope for in our public servants: decency, fairness, and steady leadership. He was a voice of conscience, compassion, and conviction. He will be missed, especially in this moment of national turmoil. Rest In Peace.
1. Some quick thoughts: The death of Rep. Elijah Cummings brings home that we don’t have many statesmen/women in our politics these days. Selfish and cowardly partisans dominate our current moment. Decency is rare. We’ve lost another giant in a time when we need his shoulders
Our Chairman leaves behind a beautiful and powerful legacy. I am already feeling the impact of a little less grace in the world. Deep gratitude to have spent these early months in Congress guided by his wisdom. Rest in power @RepCummings
#morningjoe RIP Sir
Simply devastated by news of the passing of @RepCummings -- a figure of enormous moral dignity and gravity. It's been a couple years since the last time we talked on camera. When it aired, this scene moved people hugely. Watching it now brings me to tears.