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Congressman Mike Quigley

Representing the 5th District of Illinois

Quigley Statement on Passing of Chairman Elijah Cummings

Oct 17, 2019
Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) released the following statement after learning of the death of Representative Elijah Cummings (MD-07), Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:

“This is a heartbreaking loss for Baltimore, Congress, and our entire country. Chairman Cummings was a giant of this institution and an American patriot. At a time when our country so deeply needs moral guidance, his loss will be felt deeply. I have no doubt that his legacy of fighting for freedom and justice will live on.”