Trump-Obsessed NY Times Makes Death of Cummings All About President

NewsBusters | 10/17/2019 | Staff
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Americans awoke on Thursday to the very sad news of the death of civil rights pioneer Elijah Cummings. But the journalists at the New York Times made it clear what they remember the Democratic Congressman most for: Opposition to Donald Trump. Here’s the actual Times headline for the death of Cummings:

In obituary that is supposed to be about Cummings, writers Sheryl Gay Stolberg and David Stout mentioned or referred to Trump 9 times in the first 12 paragraphs. The reflection began this way:

Elijah - E - Cummings - Son - Sharecroppers

Representative Elijah E. Cummings, a son of sharecroppers who rose to become one of the most powerful Democrats in Congress and a central figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump, died on Thursday in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

The Times journalists continued:

Ally - Speaker - Nancy - Pelosi - Mr

A critical ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mr. Cummings spent his final months in Congress sparring with the president, calling Mr. Trump’s effort to block congressional lines of inquiry “far worse than Watergate.”

He was sued by Mr. Trump as the president tried to keep his business...
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