Courtesy of Congressman Jimmy Panetta’s office:
Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement on the passing of Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-07).
“I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my colleague, Congressman Elijah Cummings. He was a tireless public servant and a civil rights champion who dedicated his life to promoting justice and equality. He was devoted to his community and committed to making our government work better for all. It was a great honor to have served alongside him in Congress and I will truly miss him. My prayers are with his family.”