Cummings, together with Connolly and the six other subcommittee ranking members, sent a letter to Issa on Friday objecting to this policy and its other provision, which states that the minority must designate witnesses within 24 hours of a hearing being announced.
"It is fundamentally absurd to demand that we identify minority witnesses before you have identified witnesses yourself, yet your new policy does just that," the letter states.
Republicans and Democrats on the committee have been at odds over many issues since the beginning of the 112th Congress.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.