Donald Trump: Elijah Cummings is a ‘brutal bully’ from a ‘rat-infested’ district | US news | The Guardian

Donald Trump: Elijah Cummings is a ‘brutal bully’ from a ‘rat-infested’ district | US news | The Guardian

The Fox & Friends segment Trump appeared to have watched showed Cummings questioning US Customs and Border Protection commissioner and acting homeland security secretary Kevin McAleenan in a fiery manner earlier this month. On Thursday, Cummings told reporters the Trump administration’s treatment of migrant children at the southern border was “government-sponsored child abuse”.

Cummings is part of a House leadership that has not rushed to impeach Trump, as more than 100 Democrats in the House now advocate.

But after Wednesday’s testimony by former special counsel Robert Mueller, about his report on Russian election interference, links between Trump and Moscow and possible obstruction of justice, Cummings gave a passionate press conference.

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“I’m begging the American people to pay attention to what is going on,” he said. “Because if you want to have a democracy intact for your children, and your children’s children, and generations yet unborn we’ve got to guard this moment … this is our watch.”

via Donald Trump: Elijah Cummings is a ‘brutal bully’ from a ‘rat-infested’ district | US news | The Guardian