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Maryland Reps. Cummings, Hoyer stop short of calling for Trump impeachment inquiry, but Raskin does

Maryland Reps. Cummings, Hoyer stop short of calling for Trump impeachment inquiry, but Raskin does

Maryland’s highest-ranking U.S. House members expressed growing frustration Tuesday at President Donald Trump’s “stonewalling” of Congress, but they continued to stop short of calling for an impeachment inquiry.

“I think what the president has done has put us in a position where we cannot get any information to do the oversight that we need to do,” said Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Baltimore Democrat, in a Tuesday night statement to The Baltimore Sun, echoing an interview he gave on CNN.

“And that basically ties our hands and makes us, with regard to oversight, powerless,” said Cummings, who chairs the Oversight and Reform Committee and was sued by the president last month over a...

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