WASHINGTON (WJZ) — After Wednesday’s historic vote to impeach President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a moment to recognize late Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings.

Pelosi said that while he wasn’t physically with them, he was present all day and called Cummings a “North Star.”

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The Congressman served as Chairman of the House of Oversight Committee and was a key figure in the impeachment inquiry.

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Cummings passed away back in October.

 

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