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'We are at a crossroads': U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings presses Morgan State graduates to stand up for democracy

'We are at a crossroads': U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings presses Morgan State graduates to stand up for democracy

At Morgan State University’s spring commencement ceremony Saturday, Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings urged the graduates to use their freshly minted degrees and talents to defend and promote democracy in its “hour of peril.”

The commencement speaker, who chairs the powerful House Committee on Oversight and Reform — the body that possesses jurisdiction to investigate any federal program or matter with federal policy implications — was sued last month by President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization to halt subpoenas for financial...

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