Cummings's wife asks Twitter for help identifying home break-in suspect
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Maryland Democratic Party Chairwoman Maya Cummings, the wife of House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah CummingsElijah Eugene CummingsDebate gives Democrats a chance to focus on unaddressed issues of concern to black voters Maloney wins House Oversight gavel The Hill's Morning Report - Wild Wednesday: Sondland testimony, Dem debate take center stage MORE (D-Md.), reached out on Twitter over the weekend for help identifying a suspect in a break-in at the couple's house last month.

“Has anyone in the Twitterverse ever seen the symbol on this hat? It was the only distinguishing feature of the man who recently broke into our home. I’m showing it to you to crowdsource the logo. Please let me know if you’ve seen it (or him) before,” Maya Cummings tweeted on Saturday.


The following day she crowdsourced information on the images by posting an image of a crab logo on a hoodie that resembled the one on the cap.

The July 27 break-in at the Cummings’ house occurred the same weekend President TrumpDonald John TrumpWatergate prosecutor says that Sondland testimony was 'tipping point' for Trump In private moment with Trump, Justice Kennedy pushed for Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination: book Obama: 'Everybody needs to chill out' about differences between 2020 candidates MORE started a feud with the Oversight committee chairman, calling his Baltimore-area district a “rat and rodent-infested mess” where “no human being would want to live.”

Cummings said in an Aug. 2 statement that he scared away the alleged home intruder by shouting at him.

The Oversight Committee has pursued aggressive investigations into the Trump administration, and the chairman has spoken out against Trump repeatedly on various issues surrounding his administration.