You have many opportunities to do many, many things here — as long as you stay true to your district and go back to your district. I kept myself so busy I never had time to do some of the neat things you’re allowed to do, so you know they say that as you’re going along, always stop and smell the roses — they should do that.
This is a great country, and I’m sure they’ll take care of it for us.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.