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https://www.wusa9.com/mobile/article/news/local/dc/congressman-elijah-cummings-dies-at-68/65-67da7b61-d4a4-491a-b705-265d359a2b98

Rep. Elijiah Cummings, long time U.S. Representative who's Baltimore, MD district President Trump excoriated, and who was currently a leading figure into Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry died at 2:45 AM this morning due to long standing health concerns.

RIP Mr. Cummings. Thank you for your service to this country

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Dang, not even 70 years old.

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Wow, I actually just happened to bump into him in Capitol Hill (the neighborhood - in front of Starbucks) a couple of weeks ago and gave him my support. I had no idea he had major health issues. Really sad to hear.

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What are the odds Pres. Trump will say something in poor taste over this matter?   50%, 90%?

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What are the odds Pres. Trump will say something in poor taste over this matter?   50%, 90%?

I would say close to 100% that he does or says something petty and ungracious.
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What are the odds Pres. Trump will say something in poor taste over this matter?   50%, 90%?

I would say close to 100% that he does or says something petty and ungracious.

The Trumpster ?   Poor taste ...never ..LOL

Oh ....you can just imagine the comments behind closed doors . 

I would not be surprized at all Trump wished ill will to His two most favorite buds ....Polosi and Clinton sisters too !  :police:

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I can't wait for the right-wing conspiracy about how Rep Cummings was actually about to challenge Pelosi on impeachment hearings and exonerate the president but then he died suddenly.

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I knew he had some health problems but didn't know they were this bad. 68 is pretty young by modern political standards. He seemed remarkably popular across the board in Congress which is...not easy to do these days.  RIP.

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I can't wait for the right-wing conspiracy about how Rep Cummings was actually about to challenge Pelosi on impeachment hearings and exonerate the president but then he died suddenly.

Hillary is the one who murders her enemies, not Pelosi.
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I can't wait for the right-wing conspiracy about how Rep Cummings was actually about to challenge Pelosi on impeachment hearings and exonerate the president but then he died suddenly.

I think you have the wrong party when it comes to conspiracies though they both have them.   But for the last four years we have had conspiracy after conspiracy with Pres. Trump and nigh nothing.  Now they are moving on from the phone call on the Ukraine and won't take an actual impeachment vote, go figure.

Cummings was a man of great dignity, the world will be a darker place without him.

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I can't wait for the right-wing conspiracy about how Rep Cummings was actually about to challenge Pelosi on impeachment hearings and exonerate the president but then he died suddenly.

If you're keeping score the actual answer here was "he was murdered to distract from some gaffe Joe Biden made in the debate that accidentally tipped a major false flag terrorist attack at Trump's rally yesterday. they had to cancel the false flag attack but also kill off a major Democrat so no one would notice how savvily the conspiracy theorists decoded the gaffe"

That's from the Q types. I'm sure there are others.

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EDIT: This thread shouldn't be about anything but Rep Cummings and I apologize for side-tracking it.
« Last Edit: October 18, 2019, 10:34:52 AM by indeedproceed »

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https://www.wusa9.com/mobile/article/news/local/dc/congressman-elijah-cummings-dies-at-68/65-67da7b61-d4a4-491a-b705-265d359a2b98

Rep. Elijiah Cummings, long time U.S. Representative who's Baltimore, MD district President Trump excoriated, and who was currently a leading figure into Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry died at 2:45 AM this morning due to long standing health concerns.

RIP Mr. Cummings. Thank you for your service to this country

May he RIP.
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May his Soul Rest in Peace, Amen!!