Video From 1999 Shows Elijah Cummings Calling Baltimore "Drug Infested"


The video from 1999 shows Cummings talking about the city's scourge of drugs.Cummings said “this morning, I left my community of Baltimore -- a drug-infested area where a lot of the drugs we are talking about today have already taken the lives of so many children.The same children that I watched 14 or 15 years ago as they grew up, now walking around like zombies."

Trump originally called Baltimore a "rat and rodent infested mess." The media said the comments conjured up allusions to racism.

The president's son, Donald Trump Jr., responded to the old footage:

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