Cummings spoke following a briefing from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the firing of FBI Director James Comey and, prior to his mini-speech, complained about the firing having “turned into a mess” and applauded Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel on the Russia investigation.
He thanked reporters and began walking away, but turned back to the media stakeout to inform his fans that “if there is any moment that the press in our country's history has a major role, it is this moment.”
“This is your moment. You have got to put it out there so people can understand what is going on. I have said it before and I'll say it again, this is about the fight for the soul of our democracy. We cannot afford to lose this one. Thank you very much,” Cummings concluded.
After this motivational speech to continue their role as the opposition party, the reporters gathered around him must have thought, “aye, aye, captain!”Read more at NewsBusters