Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) rejects Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanTHE MEMO: Frustrated Trump looks to turn it around Insurers face big choice on staying in ObamaCare Republicans seek to lower odds of a shutdown MORE’s (R-Wis.) calls to move to “common ground,” and said Monday the U.S. must instead move to “higher ground.”
Cummings voted for the bipartisan budget deal Thursday that Ryan reached with Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).
"I wasn’t particularly happy,” Cummings said about the budget deal on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Monday. “I would have loved to have seen us address the issue of unemployment insurance.”
The U.S. is doing what the military says should never be done, Cummings said.
“We should never leave anybody behind, and I think that’s exactly what’s happening right now.