Representative Bennie 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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7/19/16 Huffington Post - American Red Cross Clueless About Racial Diversity 7/15/16 Thompson Statement on Nice Attack 7/14/16 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Worldwide Threats to the Homeland: ISIS and the New Wave of Terror 7/13/16 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee - How Prepared is the Department of Homeland Security? 7/11/16 Thompson Statement Opposing FAA Extension 7/08/16 Congressman Thompson Urges Committee on House Administration to Take Action on Flag 7/08/16 Letter to The Honorable Candice S. Miller, Chairwoman, and The Honorable Robert A. Brady, Ranking Member, Committee on House Administration- Swift Action on Removal of Mississippi State Flag Due to Confederate Imagry 7/07/16 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee and the Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - How Pervasive is Misconduct at TSA: Examining Findings from a Joint Subcommittee Investigation 7/07/16 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - An Examination of the Maritime Nuclear Smuggling Threat 7/07/16 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries 6/30/16 High Country News - Homegrown Anti-Government Militias Threaten Public Safety 6/21/16 Leveraging Emerging Technologies Act of 2016 6/21/16 Support for Rapid Innovation Act of 2016 6/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Michael McCaul, Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security - Domestic Terrorism 6/17/16 Thompson Remembers Charleston Shooting, Renews Call for Hearing on Domestic Terrorism 6/16/16 Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act 6/16/16 Republican Bill Just an Empty Gesture After Orlando 6/12/16 Thompson Statement on Orlando Mass Shooting 6/08/16 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners 6/08/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 6/07/16 Checkpoint Optimization and Efficiency Act of 2016 5/27/16 Dold Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Decrease TSA Wait Times, Increase Security 5/27/16 Bipartisan Bill to Ease Congestion at TSA Screening Checkpoints 5/26/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of The House of Representatives and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of The House of Representatives - House Members Denounce Senate Catfish Vote 5/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the US Department of Labor - Call for More Diversity within Tech Industry 5/25/16 In Appreciation of Ramzi Nemo 5/25/16 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Long Lines, Short Patience: The TSA Airport Screening Experience" Thompson Remarks 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/23/16 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Bipartisan Congressional Members Ask FCC How Proposed Set-Top Box Rule Affects Cybersecurity 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/16/16 Requiring Comptroller General to Assess Options for Disposition of Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Plum Island, New York 5/16/16 Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2016 5/16/16 Introduction of the Expanding Dhs Overseas Passenger Security Screening and Vetting Operations Act 5/16/16 National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2016 5/16/16 Department of Homeland Security Strategy for International Programs Act 5/16/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/02/16 Letter to Senator Dan Coats, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee - Request for Joint Economic Committee Study on Economic Impact of HBCUS 4/29/16 Letter to the Hon. David Medine, Chairman, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board - FBI Shared Responsibility Committees Must Pass Privacy Test 4/28/16 Hearing of the Oversight and Management Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Transferring Guantanamo Bay Detainees to the Homeland: Implications for States and Local Communities 4/28/16 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Markup of H.R. 1887, 4743, 5056 4/27/16 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on "ISIS in the Pacific: Assessing Terrorism in Southeast Asia and the Threat to the Homeland" 4/26/16 GOP Bill Ignores Domestic Terrorism Threat 4/26/16 Securing Aviation From Foreign Entry Points and Guarding Airports Through Enhanced Security Act of 2016 4/26/16 Promoting Resilience and Efficiency in Preparing for Attacks and Responding to Emergencies Act 4/26/16 Combating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2016 4/25/16 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC- Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study 4/19/16 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on "Pipelines: Securing the Veins of America's Economy" 4/19/16 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Thompson, Hearing on Keeping Pace with Trade, Travel, and Security: How does CBP Prioritize and Improve Staffing and Infrastructure?

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