U.S. Democratic House of Representatives Elijah Cummings has died, his office said in a statement on Thursday. He was 68.
The Democratic congressman from Baltimore died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, at 2:45 a.m. Thursday morning.
He died “due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” WBAL radio reported, citing a statement from Cummings’ office.
He was the chairman of the House Oversight Committee investigating President Donald Trump.