Final respects paid to Elijah Cummings at his funeral

The congressman and civil rights leader was remembered as a champion of truth and civil rights.

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    Mourners bid a final farewell to the late US Representative Elijah Cummings in his hometown of Baltimore.

    Cummings was remembered as a champion of truth and civil rights at his funeral in Baltimore.

    He spent the final years of his life as a fierce critic of President Donald Trump - and played a leading role in impeachment efforts.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports.


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