in the vicinityVideoHow do conditions of life in the Rep. Cummings’ Baltimore district to compare in which at the border?
Republican strategist Kimberly Klacik, says the conditions in Rep. Elijah Cummings own district are worse than those at the border.
GOP strategist Kimberly Klacik on Saturday accused Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Hypocrisy over his obvious concern for the conditions on the US-Mexican border on the own district.
On “Fox & Friends” Saturday morning, Klacik your recent visit to Cummings’ district, which she described as “the most dangerous district in America will be discussed.”
FILE: House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., leads a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington.
“So, I went to the County to reason, to ask people if you said fear of Trump,” Klacik, based on Cummings’ comments last week in a talk show that his constituents were worried the President.
“And as I go, and I talk to people, I realized just what the conditions of life, not only for the residents, but also to the children, what have you played to,” Klacik said. “There are abandoned rowhomes filled with garbage, the homeless, the addict, the empty needles used, and it is really right next door. So, it rodents attracts, cockroaches, you name it.”
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Earlier this month, Cummings acting Homeland Security chief Kevin McAleenan faced, after he claimed that the Department was doing its “best” to address the humanitarian crisis at the border.
“What does that mean? What this means, if a child is sitting in their own feces, can’t take a shower? Come on, man,” Cummings shouted. “What is it? None of us would have our children in this position. They are human beings.”
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Klacik called Cummings’ concern for the border situation “ridiculous,” noting that “a lot of people said, he was not even [his district] in a while.”
“I don’t think that someone said that you had said fear of Trump,” Klacik. “But I know that there are many people actually on Board with the trump card of immigration policy. So, I don’t know who he was, speaks in his district, but it was not the people I spoke to.”
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Trump on Saturday branded Cummings a “brutal tyrant” for his handling of the border officials, and described his district as “far worse and more dangerous” than the southern border.
“Rep Elijah Cummings was a brutal tyrant, yelling and screaming to the great men and women of the Border Patrol on the conditions on the Southern border, when in fact, his Baltimore district is FAR tweeted WORSE and more dangerous,” Trump.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.