Rep. Cummings Rips Trump On ‘Story’ About Canceled Meeting
Rep. Cummings Rips Trump on ‘Story’ About Canceled Meeting
Rep. Elijah Cummings slammed President Donald Trump for telling reporters Thursday the Maryland Democrat had canceled a meeting with him because it could damage him politically.
“I have no idea why President Trump would make up a story about me like he did today,” Cummings said in a statement. “Of course, Sen. [Chuck] Schumer never told me to skip a meeting with the president.”
Schumer, the New York Democrat, is the Senate Minority Leader.
“I also sincerely have no idea why the president made this claim in response to an unrelated question about the Congressional Black Caucus,” added Cummings, who …