House oversight committee Chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said he was able to scare away an intruder at his residence, after being alerted by his security system. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption toggle caption Susan Walsh/AP National Rep. Cummings Says Someone Tried To Break Into His Home. 'Too Bad!' Trump Says August 2, 2019 President Trump, who has repeatedly attacked the Maryland Democrat in recent days, tweeted about the incident, saying, "Really bad news! The Baltimore house of Elijah Cummings was robbed."