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Press Release Published: Oct 17, 2019

Ranking Member Jordan Statement on the Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

Full Committee on Oversight and Accountability
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, released the following statement on the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform: 
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Elijah Cummings, a man of great consequence and significance on the Oversight Committee for the last twenty years. As Ranking Member and then as Chairman, he injected an unyielding passion and purpose into his work on the Committee. Our prayers are with his wife, Maya, his children, and all his loved ones. Our thoughts are also with his staff, who are among the hardest working people on Capitol Hill. Their loyalty and affinity for him speaks volumes about his character.”