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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Rep. Bass Defends Rep. Cummings After Trump Launches Ignorant Tweet Tirade

July 27, 2019
Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement after President Trump attacked Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) on Twitter.

"Congressman Cummings had bottles and rocks thrown at him when he was among the first to integrate his local pool. Your words can’t touch him. He’s not scared of you. He will continue his work. I’m proud to call him a mentor and a friend and I look forward to continuing to work alongside him."