Elijah Cummings, Powerful Democratic Chairman And Trump Foil, Passed Away Aged 68
October 17, 2019 22:16
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a longtime congressman and leader in the Democratic caucus and a central figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump, died early Thursday, according to his staff. He was 68.
Elijah E. Cummings reason of death
Mr. Cummings passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital "due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges," his office said in a statement.
In a statement on Sept. 30, Cummings said his doctors expected him to be able to return to Washington "when the House comes back into session in two weeks." But life, unfortunately, had other plans for him.