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CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON DISMISSES LAWSUIT AGAINST TRUMP

July 21, 2021
Press Release
Contact: Cedric Watkins 202-225-5876

 

(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Bennie Thompson announced he is leaving the lawsuit he filed, in partnership with the NAACP, against former-President Donald Trump regarding the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol in light of his selection as Chairman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attach on the United States Capitol.

“In an effort to avoid even the appearance of a conflict, I have dismissed my claim in the lawsuit that I brought to address the events of January 6, 2021.  And, I will refrain from sharing information that I acquire as Chair of the Select Committee that is not already available to the public or to members of Congress.” said Congressman Thompson.