RadioOnFire.com – Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of Maryland 7th District Congressman Elijah Cummings, has planned a “special announcement” for Tuesday morning in West Baltimore.
On October 31, two weeks after her husband’s death, she told the Baltimore Sun that she was considering running for her husband’s seat as she would look to continue his “legacy of public service.
Maya Cummings is the current Maryland Democratic Party Chairman. She had sought the Democratic nomination for governor last year, but ended her campaign due in part to her husband’s poor health.
Cummings’ announcement comes days after the Republican activist who sparked a week of Twitter attacks launched her own campaign for the 7th District seat.
Kimberly Klacik used a FOX News Channel appearance on Saturday to launch her campaign.
Klacik’s social media videos showed rats, trash and abandoned house in a Baltimore City neighborhood in the district led President Trump to launch his verbal attack on the city.
Klacik’s appearance on Fox News in July led President Trump to attack Cummings and the city, describing it as “a dirty rat infested” city, and blaming the late congressman for its conditions.
At her husband’s funeral last month Maya Cummings, told the crowd that Trump’s comments. hurt her husband.