House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings: We've Got To Hit The Ground "Flying"


Rep. Elijah Cummings, the new chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee tells 60 Minutes he’ll have to hit the ground “flying” with majority power to investigate the Trump administration.

Rep. Elijah Cummings: We can look at anything.

Steve Kroft: You could--

Rep. Elijah Cummings: Anything.

Steve Kroft: --look at Interior, you could look at E.P.A.

Rep. Elijah Cummings: Anything. But the fact that we can look at anything is part of the problem. There's so much. No, I'm-- I'm serious. There's so much.

Steve Kroft: And you only have two years.

Rep. Elijah Cummings: Less than that. Actually, less than that. The Congress doesn't meet but so many days in a year. And all I'm saying is that we've gotta hit the ground, not running, but flying.

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