Skip to comments.Rep. Cummings Apologizes After Daughter Used Congressional License Plates As Lyft Driver
Posted on 06/02/2016 5:26:32 PM PDT by Kaslin
Like many recent college grads, Rep. Elijah Cummings' (D-MD) daughter Adia sought to earn some extra cash by driving for Lyft, a ridesharing service. Unlike most recent college grads, Adia was driving a car with congressional license plates--which is against the rules. After someone posted a picture of the car on Popville, Cummings apologized for his daughter's use of the plates. He then said that he would swap out the plate and that the car was not his official vehicle.
Per the House of Representative rules, the plates are "only for the use of the Member and spouse, as well as for immediate transportation of the Member by staff."
In an effort to earn some extra money to pay her expenses at school, she signed up for a part-time position with one of the ride-sharing companies. They, in turn, gave her a sticker to apply to the windshield of the car," Cummings, D-Maryland, said in a statement.
A photo of the car with the special license plates and a Lyft driver sticker was spotted in Washington last week, which was then picked up by Washington neighborhood blog Popville on Monday.
The Maryland Democrat, who represents the Baltimore area in Congress, said his daughter has removed his congressional license plates from the car, and apologized for not removing the plates before loaning her the car.
Cummings said that his daughter would remain a Lyft driver.
How many “official” cars does he have?
Isn’t this guy one of Bernie Sanders’ new “advisors”?
Elijah B doin’ this? I thought he was straight as an arrow. ROTFL!!! Okay, I’ll say it. I’m a “rasis”.
Crook. Daughter too, sadly.
Everything about Cummings is fishy. He is a RAT commie.
Someone better tell Hillary.
Dollars to donuts she was charging her fuel to the taxpayers too...
We make the rules as we go along..
Father exempt by class, daughter exempt by skin tone, or is it both the same?
The rules do not apply to Negro politicians. It’s called entitlement.
And this is the guy who said he was spit on during the Obamacare signing when he obviously wasn’t.
Saying ‘sorry’ doesn’t cut it.
“Cummings apologized for his daughter’s use of the plates.”
Hm...so he had no responsibility in this? Yeah...right. Unless she stole the car. I am guessing that the privileged Representative thought it would be a great advantage to his daughter to use the car with these plates, so was fully involved in the the foible. Nice going, Elijah - and way to blame your daughter for your poor judgement.
He’s a scumbag. Do you know what a “scumbag” is? A used condom.
Won’t changing plates make it likely that the car will capsize?
Why do Congressmen and Senators receive special privileges? They are supposed to be servants of the people, not elite lords over the people.
Every time I go to the local airport I am outraged by the marked reserved parking spaces at the entrance. While we common citizens are required to park in remote lots and garages, there are marked parking spaces curbside at the terminal for the following privileged overlords - 2 US Congressmen, 1 US Senator, the Director of the Airport Authority (a government bureaucrat who oversees the airport). Why shouldn’t these government officials be parking their cars with the rest of us? Why should the Congressmen and Senator have special license plate in the home state and the District? Why should they be the nobility the founding fathers fought to escape?
he’s a privileged black DEMONCRAT Congressman. He be privileged and so be he children. This will go nowhere and is nothing but a diversion from the criminal regime doing something they want the press to ignore, for them.
My question as well.
Are there multiple Congressional plates for family members?
Why would that be if there is only one family member who is a member of Congress?
And why am I asking, but who pays for this plate?
Media won’t report it, has nothing to do with Trump University or a dead gorilla
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