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: Catherine Pugh Filling-In As Host For Baltimore Radio Show
“I’ll be willing to stand before anyone and refute those claims,” She said at a press conference announcing her run.Maryland Weather: Alert Day, Severe Afternoon Thunderstorms
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: First Alert Forecast: Severe Thunderstorms May Move Into The Area Monday
“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.