10.22.2019

Right-wing host claims God killed Elijah Cummings for opposing Trump

Right-wing host claims God killed Elijah Cummings for opposing Trump

A Black conservative radio host who is known for his incendiary commentary is apparently seeking even lower ground by telling his listeners that he believes God killed Rep. Elijah Cummings as punishment for opposing President Trump.

According to Daily Kos, following Cummings’ passing on October 17, far-right commentator and pastor Jesse Lee Peterson, took to his radio program to make claims that the late House Oversight Committee chairman was just the most recent politician struck down by God for getting in Trump’s way.

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