Statement by Tom Steyer on the Passing of Representative Elijah Cummings
(SAN FRANCISCO, October 17, 2019) — Presidential candidate for the Democratic nomination Tom Steyer released the following statement on the passing of U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings:
"The passing of Representative Elijah Cummings is a devastating loss for the people of Maryland and our country. He was an outstanding leader who understood the responsibilities of his office. Rep. Cummings was a beacon of morality in Congress and for decades he worked tirelessly for civil rights and those who were underrepresented in government. He will be missed."
Tom Steyer, Statement by Tom Steyer on the Passing of Representative Elijah Cummings Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/366142