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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

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January 17, 2019 Press Release

Chairman Thompson Statement on HHS OIG Report on Family Separation

January 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Bennie Thompson’s Statement on Medgar Evers Bill

 

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson released the following statement on reintroducing the Medgar Evers Home National Monument Act: 

 

January 14, 2019 Press Release

Chairman Thompson: Trump Shutdown to Blame for Airport Lines

January 14, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on news reports of airport delays and terminal closures across the country:

 

January 14, 2019 Newsletter Archive

 

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January 10, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GAO REPORT FROM AUGUST: Trump’s Wall Set to Waste Billions, Provide No Measurable Benefit

January 10, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chairman Thompson: Administration Must Disavow Reports Trump Wants to Raid Disaster Recovery Funds to Pay for Wall

January 10, 2019 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Chairman Thompson on First Missed Paycheck Tomorrow for DHS and Other Federal Employees

January 8, 2019 Press Release

Chairman Thompson: Sowing Fear, Trump Lies Directly to American People

January 8, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on President Trump’s primetime address on border security and immigration:

 

January 8, 2019 Press Release

House Passes Extension of Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Program

January 8, 2019 Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                               Contacts:

January 8, 2019                                             Erin Hatch (Ways & Means) 202-225-4021

Eric Hersey (Financial Services) 202-225-4247

Tim Mulvey (Foreign Affairs) 202-226-9103

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January 8, 2019 In The News

HOUSE CHAIRS DEMAND ANSWERS ON SANCTIONS RELIEF FOR RUSSIAN OLIGARCH

 

Lawmakers Call on Mnuchin to Delay Action Pending Congressional Briefing

 

September 17, 2018 In The News

By Curtis Hill
2014 Sargent Shriver Youth Warrior Against Poverty Leadership Awardee

June 6, 2018 In The News
January 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON - A new Justice Department report issued Tuesday suggests that, since 9/11, 73 percent of terrorism convictions in the United States have involved individuals who were born in other countries. An expert on terrorism data, however, said that what is most alarming about the document is its math.

December 7, 2017 In The News

Black lawmakers may skip civil rights museum opening in protest of Trump

By Astead W. Herndon Globe Staff 

August 24, 2017 In The News
August 22, 2017 In The News
July 6, 2017 In The News

In the wake of mounting reports that actors within the Russian government worked to compromise the 2016 President election, a group of Democratic House leaders recently announced a new task force that aims to ensure the health and security of the nation’s election systems.

Photo Galleries

May 14, 2018 Photo Gallery

The National Park Service (NPS) held public meetings to support the preservation of African American civil rights sites and the legacy of civil rights leaders. 

April 17, 2018 Photo Gallery

Federal Resources Workshop held at Mississippi Valley State University

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