Elijah Cummings Spins Hard to Remain Relevant: Possible ‘double standard’ with Clinton’s emails and Trump’s Russian ties
The ranking member on the House oversight committee said Monday that the FBI has not been responsive to congressional inquiries about potential ties between Donald Trump and the Russian government, saying a “double standard” might be at play amid the new reports about Hillary Clinton’s emails.
“There has been a lot of information out there about Mr. Trump, Mr. [Paul] Manafort and the Russian government, and alleged efforts to take over our election,” Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, said on CNN’s “New Day.”
“Members of Congress, including myself, have asked for months for the FBI to provide us with information as to whether Mr. Trump, Mr. Manafort, other associates and the Russian government have any coordination or connection with each other,” he said.
“So the question is … do we have a double standard here?” he said. – READ MORE