Skip to comments.Liberal Congressman Gives Media Pep Talk: ‘This Is Your Moment...We Cannot Afford to Lose This One’
Posted on 05/19/2017 10:19:39 AM PDT by Kaslin
While speaking to reporters Friday morning at the U.S. Capitol, liberal Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings (Md.) gave his fellow lefties a pep talk and marching orders, telling them that “this is your moment” and “we cannot afford to lose” this fight for America (against President Trump and his supporters).
Cummings spoke following a briefing from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the firing of FBI Director James Comey and, prior to his mini-speech, complained about the firing having “turned into a mess” and applauded Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel on the Russia investigation.
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Liberal Rep. Cummings Gives Media Pep Talk: This Is Your Moment...We Cannot Afford to Lose
Here’s the relevant portion of the transcript from Cummings’s remarks to the media on May 19:
U.S. Capitol Building
May 19, 2017
11:14 a.m. Eastern
DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSMAN ELIJAH CUMMINGS (Md.): This morning I said on CNN, I said, this thing has turned into a mess. I mean, we've got to straighten this out and I think — I think we need to pour politics out of this as much as possible and by the way, for those same reasons is why I like Mueller, okay? The same reasons. Thank you all. I really appreciate you all.
UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE REPORTER: Thank you, sir.
CUMMINGS: By the way, if there is any moment that the press in our country's history has a major role, it is this moment. This is your moment. You have got to put it out there so people can understand what is going on. I have said it before and I'll say it again, this is about the fight for the soul of our democracy. We cannot afford to lose this one. Thank you very much.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE REPORTER: Thank you.
I think this congress creature has it backward, the media has been carrying the water and opposition for him and the democrats. A pox on both their houses for three generations!
Haven’t there been hearings into his actions and lack of ethics?
There’s going to be a lot of disappointed dems and media types in the days to come.
Too bad “we” can’t use the “N” word, because that discribes this sack of sh!t to a tee.
....Havent there been hearings into his actions and lack of ethics...
His lack of ethics just enhances his Democrats resume.
Rush played this today and asked what was Cummings trying to say? What yanked his chain ? — my words
A decent Speaker would have had a video of the Challenger fatal flight running in the background.
Cummings, another POS. I thought Trump reached out to him early to try to get him on board or at least see where there was common ground. Another learning point for anyone in dealing with Dems: don’t reach out to them except to choke them.
Obama, this guy, two examples of Blacks deserving better.
Two examples of all of us deserving better.
you’re right. it’s an illusion.
What he is actually saying is:
Media you have been feeding me my lines for decades and now polling indicates every time I go out there with this impeachment talk I’m hurt my chances of reelection.
Tell the foreign enemy globalists to stop reacting to decisive polling and give me better lines. You know I can’t think for myself, that was part of the deal.
The Creature From The Black Lagoon speaks.
If there were an IQ test to be in Congress, this one would be looonnnngggggg gone. Right behind MaxiPad and PeeLousie and their head clown, Shumucky....not mentions a few dozen others. He’s outright stupid and ignorant.
Seems to me this would fall under the heading of COLLUSION.
Does he mean ... invalidating Americans’ votes?
Another reason in a long list to not trust Mueller. Trump is getting very bad advise on appointees.
In using the word “we” he makes no distinction between himself and the media confirming what we already knew...There is no distinction!
You’ve already lost.
The entire Swamp and its ***damned accursed media has to go.
Every. Last. One.
God bless President Trump.
To Hell with the rest of you.
Medgar Evers .... Martin Luther King, Junior .... Malcolm X ..... Harry and Harriette Moore ..... all spinning in their graves.
Ask a Liberal if they would believe and love the Press if 95%+ of its Members were Registered Republicans instead of Registered Democrats.
The good sir has lost his mind. That moment occurred Nov. 8th!
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