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Posted By: Imright, 7/18/2019 2:14:54 PM

Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, shouted down acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan over conditions in migrant camps during a hearing on Thursday."We’re doing our level best in a challenging —," McAleenan said before being cut off by Cummings, who went on a two minute rant about border conditions. "What does that mean? What does that mean when a child is sitting in their own feces, can’t take a shower? Come on, man," Cummings said to McAleenan. "None of us would have our children in that position. They are human beings."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Krause 7/18/2019 2:24:06 PM (No. 127509)
DHS needs to start a ‘Go Fund Me.’ The Dems will not approve any money to improve conditions.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 7/18/2019 2:26:44 PM (No. 127511)
Cummings LIES.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 7/18/2019 2:28:08 PM (No. 127513)
""None of us would have our children in that position. They are human beings." And yet, Elijah, thousands of people every day knowingly and voluntarily put their children (or rented, borrowed or stolen children) in that situation every day. Why is that, and why would you want such people added to our population, Elijah? I'll answer that for you Elijah.... You want those people because they will reliably (if illegally) vote socialist, which is what you are. You don't care about them as human beings. You 'care' about them because they help you retain and gain political power. Your outrage is just an act, and YU are the one sitting in feces, as it flows out both ends of you.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nimby 7/18/2019 2:28:47 PM (No. 127514)
Knucklehead- those kids are probably running around naked in their home country. They are uninvited illegals and should not be here
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LooseCannon 7/18/2019 2:29:26 PM (No. 127515)
Hmmm. Sounds like the Dems are wound a little tight right now. Hahaha! They can't beat Trump no matter what they try, and they are really starting to short out. Lovin' it.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 7/18/2019 2:30:35 PM (No. 127518)
Has Mr. Big Mouth Cummings gone down to the border camps to see what they are like? I haven't heard about it, so please correct me if I'm wrong. If he hasn't, then he should shut up until he makes a visit instead of berating his witnesses.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 7/18/2019 2:34:12 PM (No. 127521)
Sorry about the typos and poorly constructed sentences above. I let my anger at that racist fraud idiot get the better of me.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: kewmac 7/18/2019 2:44:57 PM (No. 127531)
Can we send this Cummings idiot 'back to Somalia' in spite of the fact that he was unfortunately born here? Just asking for a friend.....
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Avanti1 7/18/2019 2:45:31 PM (No. 127532)
FTA: "So, I just think we can do better. And we can go on and on and on, but I’m hoping that we will see some immediate improvements. I just want to see an improvement." I agree, we can and MUST do better. It begins with Congress in general and Cummings in particular doing THEIR JOB by reforming our broken immigration laws. Government agencies depend on Congress to provide them with legal tool and material resources, but people like Cummings refuse to provide them in an effort to preserve a political issue that they believe will preserve their power. How DISGRACEFUL! Congress is adept at berating agency officials but devoid of constructive actions to address real problems even when challenged to do so by members of the Executive Branch. Cummings is a grandstanding demagogue and should resign immediately for the good of the children to which he refers.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: RenoVet68 7/18/2019 2:47:26 PM (No. 127533)
Cummings wife used her charity to funnel hundreds of thousands of dollars into her private LLC. Do you think old Elijah is not involved?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 7/18/2019 2:50:44 PM (No. 127535)
Instead of sitting there screaming at a man who is trying to administer and enforce the immigration laws passed by Congress within the bounds of the human and monetary resources rationed by Congress to him, Elijah Cummings could solve the illegal alien detention situation along the borderline, if he were to authorize the transfer of appropriated funds destined for the inner cities, like the one he supposedly represents, instead to the borderline to be used to build and staff enough Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn first class lodging all along the borderline where unlimited numbers of intending illegal aliens could be detained in family groups, until their bogus and fraudulent asylum claims (Historically denied at about 93%) can be finally adjudicated and denied in the federal immigration courts thus allowing them to be lawfully removed back to their home countries. The reality of that out of control situation is that the majority of those illegal alien children being detained in those US Government detention facilities come from very primitive regions in undeveloped countries where there are no bath showers, thus causing their parents to wash them many times in rivers. A good percentage of those children have never even used modern toilets in their lives, and many who know how to use modern toilets, either throw their used toilet paper on the floor or in trash cans. In essence their personal hygiene many times is either very bad, or is nonexistent, when they gain unlawful entry to the USA, bringing all sorts of ailments and diseases with them.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: F15 Gork 7/18/2019 2:58:05 PM (No. 127536)
Don’t speak I’ll of Cummings - he’s a woman of color, don’t ya know.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Heraclitus 7/18/2019 2:59:39 PM (No. 127537)
#3/7 Your Posts are fine, in my opinion. We're all feeling angry at the stream of diarrhea flowing from the mouths of so many Democrats. They are liars. Because they have so many friends in the media, they get away with their endless verbal sewage. Little did we know that as a great country, we should be going around making sure everyone has enough diapers. really? Does he realize that an awful lot of these illegals don't know how to use a bathroom or had running water in their homelands? or have basic understanding of basic sanitary procedures? These people come into our country and agents brag that the children get medical and dental and vision care. And American CITIZENS are paying for it. So who was paying for their diapers back in the home country? Really, really tired of Cummings and the rest of these self-righteous pompous arses.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: M2 7/18/2019 3:01:12 PM (No. 127540)
Yeah, right. Your children are “human beings“ until mama wants to abort them. Where is your sympathy for them?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: EQKimball 7/18/2019 3:05:35 PM (No. 127545)
The way to end this ridiculous liberal narrative is for the President to dispatch the uniformed U.S. Public Health Service, which reports to the Surgeon General, to investigate the detention facilities and prepare a written report on the conditions.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: curious1 7/18/2019 3:13:25 PM (No. 127553)
The way to fix the problem is for congress to remove any 'immigration' related cases from the federal court system (with the exception of the Supreme Court, of course). The problems arise because of black robed partisan 'judges' who invent law on the fly and Congress who refuses to treat our border as a security issue and provide the funding for the one key thing the fedgov is responsible for - national security. Not to mention district court judges who think their bloviating should apply to the entire Republic instead of just their district.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy 7/18/2019 3:17:43 PM (No. 127558)
Let Elijah rant, he thinks the dems are winning. The American people know the dems hold the blame for the border crisis. McAleenan should have said I thought you dems said it was manufactured crisis?? If the dems really are serious about the border they would quit hearings & fund the wall. What type of parent would send their children to a foreign country alone? Cummings want an Obama democrat in Kevins job...he was on Fox & friends this morning auditioning.....what a joke! It was reported yesterday these people pay from $2500 to $5000 to drug lords to bring them to the border. You can tell by the way they dress they are not poor people.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 7/18/2019 3:27:40 PM (No. 127574)
#8 - I wish we could just send him back to Baltimore, somewhere near Edmondson and Fulton would work.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Judah 7/18/2019 3:43:09 PM (No. 127585)
I am really sick of watching conservatives sit at these hearings only to be browbeaten by these ignorant Democrats. If I were disrespected in that way, I would tell Cummings "when you can speak in a civil tone, I will return". Then I would get up and walk out.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird 7/18/2019 3:59:12 PM (No. 127592)
Cummings grandstanding again. Still? It never ends. Coverup for his and wifey’s sins?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: anniebc 7/18/2019 4:11:26 PM (No. 127601)
Obviously, Cummings forgets he's from the abort them now or later party. Trust me; we haven't forgotten. We know who you people are. Pretending to care about kids! Get outta here; he has some nerve. Dirty, lying, evil rats!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/18/2019 4:13:01 PM (No. 127603)
Elijah, go look at yourself in the mirror. It is you and your party and your foreign buddies who arranged for this border crisis. Then go look at yourself again in the mirror and realize you should be lecturing yourself and your party, bro. And maybe have a word with Mexico for not stepping up.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Clinger 7/18/2019 4:35:35 PM (No. 127626)
So what you are sayin is build the wall right?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: red1066 7/18/2019 5:05:31 PM (No. 127652)
Cummings is all mouth with no brains. Exactly the kind of rep the Baltimore inner city rabble like.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Peeps 7/18/2019 5:13:35 PM (No. 127658)
Honey chile, they is chillun sitting in feces IN YOUR DISTRICT! Why doncha fix THAT, numsayin?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: GO3 7/18/2019 5:38:18 PM (No. 127668)
Secretary McAleenan should have channeled Gen, Patton and said, "Sitting in feces? Hell they didn't even know what a latrine was until we showed them."
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Reply 28 - Posted by: web 7/18/2019 6:10:00 PM (No. 127687)
The whole article is devoted to Cumming's rant, but never shows what McAleenan's response was. Most of these kids have never taken a shower, or even a bath, in their life. They probably have never seen a flush toilet. Somehow, to the demoncrats, we are torturing these children by depriving them of things they have never had. If the demoncrats would stop committing sedition and actually work to find a solution to the border crisis they created, we would all be very grateful.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: rochow 7/18/2019 6:34:22 PM (No. 127712)
Don't see this illiterate nincompoop go ballistic over his wife's corruption!! BTW, Elijah you dumber than a wooden plank piece of trash, children sit in their own feces in the country they come from. Up here, it's done for camera purposes to fool jokes like you! AND no, we will not provide them with hotel rooms, warm towels, a maid to clean up and 7 restaurant cooked meals every day! BTW, why is it that your fellow brethren from Africa are crawling over here to get INTO the US??? I never heard of people fighting to get into concentration camps!!!
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Reply 30 - Posted by: jar 7/18/2019 7:22:34 PM (No. 127736)
Cummings needs to take acting lessons. He does a poor job with his pseudo outrage.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 7/18/2019 7:47:23 PM (No. 127756)
Lijah = racist baboon
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Reply 32 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 7/18/2019 7:54:17 PM (No. 127758)
Not the sharpest piece of crap in the swamp...
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Reply 33 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 7/19/2019 12:35:12 AM (No. 127872)
Ya know Elijah, like Gone With The Wind, "Frankly, I don't give a damn" How about those po little children born in the USA who don't have a bed of their own to sleep in, or school supplies ? Care about them? I have met two mothers in the past year who were homeless and they lived in cars with their children. If I was a black person, I would be some kinda mad at you.
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