Darrell Issa Accuses Elijah Cummings Of Slander, Cummings Says Issa Is Being "Un-American"
A testy committee hearing.
House Oversight ranking member Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings did not take kindly to Darrell Issa ending a hearing investigating the IRS target of conservative groups. Cummings called it "absolutely un-American."
For this, Committee Chairman Darrell Issa accused him of slander.
Cummings then said he had "only in this committee" seen a chairman say to "shut it down" and end a hearing abruptly.