Representative Bennie G. Thompson's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MS) - District 2, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
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1/13/16 Ebola Report Shows We Still Don't Know Who's In Charge 1/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - ICE Raids Targeting Families 1/12/16 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Wassenaar: Cybersecurity & Export Control 1/07/16 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act: Examining Remaining Challenges 1/01/16 Issue Position: How Health Insurance Will Benefit Mississippi 12/17/15 Thompson Statement on the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 12/14/15 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Take Action on Cottonseed 12/08/15 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on "Examining TSA's Global Efforts to Protect the Homeland from Aviation Threats and Enhance Security at Last Point of Departure Airports" 12/08/15 Thompson Statement on Visa Waiver Legislation 12/06/15 Thompson Statement on the President's Address to the Nation 12/04/15 Hoyer, Lofgren, Thompson Announce Support for Visa Waiver Program Improvement Bill 12/03/15 Hearing of the Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on "Driving Away with Taxpayer Dollars: DHS's Failure to Effectively Manage the FPS Vehicle Fleet" 11/23/15 Nonpartisan Watchdog Releases Report on BioWatch Terror Surveillance Warning System 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Ranking Members Schiff, Thompson and Lofgren Joint Statement on Syrian Refugee Bill on House Floor Tomorrow 11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom 11/18/15 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on The Rise of Radicalism: Growing Terrorist Sanctuaries and the Threat to the U.S. Homeland 11/17/15 Hearing of the Oversight and Management Effiecnecy Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on "Examining Ongoing Challenges at the U.S. Secret Service and their Government-wide Implications." 11/17/15 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on "Assessing TSA's Management and Implementation of the Screening Partnership Program" 11/16/15 Thompson Statement on Refugee Vetting Process 11/05/15 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States - FBI Extremism Website 11/05/15 Ranking Members Thompson, Schiff and Lofgren Joint Statement on Syrian Refugee Bill on House Floor Tomorrow 11/04/15 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Hearing Titled "A New Approach to Increase Trade and Security: An Examination of CBP's Public Private Partnerships." 11/04/15 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Full Committee Markup 11/03/15 Levin, Thompson, Roybal-Allard, McDermott Statement on Customs Offset in Highway Bill 11/03/15 Levin, Thompson, Roybal-Allard, McDermott Statement on Customs Offset in Highway Bill 11/03/15 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Department - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing Titled, "Defending Against Bioterrorism: How Vulnerable is America?" 11/02/15 Security Clearance Legislation Passes House 10/28/15 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing titled Terror Inmates: Countering Violent Extremism in Prison and Beyond 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/22/15 Thompson: Secret Service Needs Reform Now to Address Cultural & Operations Problems 10/22/15 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of the Rep. Thompson, Hearing titled "Ready and Resilient?: Examining Federal Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities" 10/21/15 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color 10/21/15 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Worldwide Threats and Homeland Security Challenges 10/13/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Ways and Means Chairman, and the Hon. Sander Levin, Ways and Means Ranking Member - Members of House Homeland Security Panels Reject Plan to Divert Border Security Funding 10/08/15 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Protecting Maritime Facilities in the 21st Century: Are Our Nation's Ports at Risk for a Cyber-Attack 10/08/15 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Reform and Improvement: Assessing the Path Forward for the Transportation Security Administration 10/07/15 Hearing of the Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Examining the Mission, Structure, and Reorganization Effort of the National Protection and Programs Directorate 10/06/15 Letter to Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Douglas Brooks, Director at the Office of National AIDS Policy 9/30/15 Letter to the Hon. Joseph Clancy, Director, United States Secret Service - Cultural Problems Continue to Plague Secret Service 9/29/15 Committee Unveils Foreign Fighter Task Force's Final Report 9/29/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control 9/25/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund 9/18/15 Statement of Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson - Making DHS More Efficient: Industry Recommedations to Improve Homeland Security 9/16/15 Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act of 2015 9/16/15 Report Finds Lack of Federal Oversight of Red Cross Disaster Assistance 9/16/15 Medgar Evers House Study Act 9/11/15 Ranking Member Thompson Announces Support for Iran Nuclear Agreement 9/11/15 Thompson Statement on the Anniversary of September 11 9/08/15 Statement of Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson - Beyond Bin Laden's Caves and Couriers to a New Generation of Terrorists: Confronting the Challenges in a Post 9/11 World