Cummings, Chaffetz Seek ‘Higher Ground’

Reps. Elijah Cummings and Jason Chaffetz may be attempting the impossible: Restoring comity in Congress.

The political gap between the two House members could not get much wider. To close the gap, they visited each other’s district for what amounted to “sensitivity” training, a trek in the shoes of the other guy.

“If you go and break bread with somebody, actually look them in the eye and shake their hand and see, feel, touch, hear, listen to the people then, gosh, you figure out what you’ve got in common,” Chaffetz said today in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”


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