Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’

Rep. Elijah Cummings, key Democrat leading the impeachment inquiry is dead

Representative Elijah Cummings of Baltimore has died aged 68 of “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement Thursday morning. As chairman of the House Oversight Committee, he played a key role in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. More on this shortly…

Trump dares Baltimore, GOP retreat to take place in same city tagged ‘dangerous & filthy’

The House Republican retreat is scheduled to take place in Baltimore — the same city in Maryland that President Donald Trump denigrated over the weekend as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” while writing that “no human being would want to live there.” House Republican leadership announced in April that their annual retreat would […]

Missile launcher found in man’s luggage at Baltimore airport

A missile launcher was found in a man’s luggage after he tried to bring it back from Kuwait “as a souvenir”, US federal officials said. The military grade weapon was seized at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, the Transport Security Administration (TSA) said. TSA officers called airport police who found the man and detained him for […]

Trump tagged racist over comments branding Baltimore ‘infested mess’

US President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an “infested mess.” Trump’s outburst came in a series of sharply worded tweets aimed at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings — a high-profile critic of Trump’s administration whose district […]