in the vicinityVideoNew York Rep. Carolyn Maloney to replace Cummings as the Oversight Committee chair
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, has been named the acting Chairman of the influential Committee on oversight and Reform after the recent death of Rep. Elijah Cummings, said Monday that the panel will continue to delay his impeachment inquiry in President Trump, without.
“The work of the Committee on oversight and Reform will continue, in spite of our heavy hearts—as the Chairman Cummings wanted to. We also continued to lead the charge request with force in support of the investigation by the Intelligence Committee,” Maloney said in a statement.
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She added the Committee will also continue to seems to keep a “spotlight” on the trombone in the administration of measures, including the treatment of migrants firmly on the southern border and the cost of prescription drugs.
Maloney is set to serve as the acting Chairman until the Democrats find a successor. Cummings, 68, who died publicly feuded with trump over the President Barroso last summer about the conditions of life in his Baltimore district, on Thursday after long-lasting health problems.
As the Chairman, Cummings, D-Md., was one of several leading Democrats, impeachment efforts against the President.
The Committee has demanded documents and witnesses subpoenaed, including the Minister of energy, Rick Perry and two business partners of Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani.
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Many Democrats accused Trump the insistence of the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, the Biden to launch an investigation of former Vice-President Joe and his son Hunter about their business in the Ukraine.
The President has denied any wrongdoing and has continued to assail Democrats in Congress for “trying to destroy the country.”