Elijah Cummings Absent From Congress For Two Months After Heart Surgery: Report

Elijah Cummings absent from Congress for two months after heart surgery: Report

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been absent from Capitol Hill for nearly two months following heart surgery, according to a report Wednesday.Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., was supposed to return to work shortly after undergoing a “minimally invasive medical procedure to treat aortic stenosis” on May 24.
But as of July 19, Cummings has not returned to Capitol Hill.
A press release from his office at the time said Cummings would “remain in the hospital for a few days and will return to his normal schedule thereafter.”
Since May 24, BuzzFeed News said, Democrats on the …

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