President Trump took to Twitter to attack Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) over the weekend, claiming that he needs to shift his focus national politics to focusing on his own jurisdiction, calling him a bully and claiming that the conditions in his district are “far worse” than conditions at the border:
Rep, Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shouting and screaming at the great men & women of Border Patrol about conditions at the Southern Border, when actually his Baltimore district is FAR WORSE and more dangerous. His district is considered the Worst in the USA……
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 27, 2019
President Trump continued on to say that Democrats continue to play the race card but have done little for African Americans.
….a look, the facts speak far louder than words! The Democrats always play the Race Card, when in fact they have done so little for our Nation’s great African American people. Now, lowest unemployment in U.S. history, and only getting better. Elijah Cummings has failed badly!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 28, 2019
Baltimore’s (Interim) Mayor Bernard Jack Young makes a statement to Donald Trump in reply to his claims of Baltimore and Rep. Elijah Cummings, per CNN: