According to Newsweek, in 2018, Elijah Cummings district received $15.7 Billion in grants and other assistance from the Federal Government. Diamond and Silk are calling for an audit and investigation. .
Per Newsweek: Cummings’s congressional district received just under $15.7 billion in grants, benefits and other assistance from the federal government in fiscal year 2018, according to federal awards data compiled by USAspending.gov. While not an insignificant amount, districts like Indiana’s 7th (at $16.5 billion), New Jersey’s 12th (at $17.2 billion) and Pennsylvania’s 4th (at $27.4 billion) all received more money in fiscal year 2018.
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