Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter raising serious new questions about whether Michigan Governor Rick Snyder testified accurately before the Committee on March 17 when he claimed under oath that he had been coordinating with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and other local officials. Documents suggest that as Snyder gave that sworn testimony, his top aides had been working behind the scenes on a comprehensive 75 point plan that they withheld from the Mayor until the evening after Snyder testified.
15 Current and Former Michigan Officials Refuse to Cooperate with Congress in Flint Water Crisis InvestigationRep. Elijah E. Cummings and Rep. Brenda Lawrence, Ranking Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and Subcommittee on the Interior, sent a letter to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder requesting that he direct 15 current and former state officials to cooperate with requests to participate in transcribed interviews and to produce all documents in their possession relating to the Flint water crisis.iption Drugs.
Ranking Member Cummings believes that Congress has a moral obligation to conduct a comprehensive investigation of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, to understand what happened and prevent it from ever happening again.
Apr 11, 2016