BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maya Rockeymoore Cummings announced her run for her late husband’s congressional seat Tuesday, and also addressed claims about her and her late husband potentially benefitting from her non-profit.
She was the subject of an IRS complaint from a conservative group, alleging she benefitted illegally from her non-profit.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.8K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Saturday
“I’ll be willing to stand before anyone and refute those claims,” She said at a press conference announcing her run.Maryland Weather: Mild Saturday, With Temps Dropping Sunday
The National Legal and Policy Center accused Rockyemoore Cummings and her late husband of receiving an “illegal private benefit” through the nonprofit’s tax-exempt status.
She called the complaint baseless.MORE NEWS: Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland
“There’s no merit to the IRS complaint. The fact of the matter is I’ve upheld the highest standards at my organization,” She added.