Cummings, who as Oversight’s ranking Democrat battled Issa on such hot-button topics as Benghazi and the IRS scandal, said the California Republican’s office invited him to the unveiling, but probably didn’t expect him to show.
But he went, and was called on to speak. And he was nice … because his mother told him to be.
“My 88-year-old former sharecropper mother said don’t be mad at that man,” Cummings said. “That man done made you famous.”