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Aug 19, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the new cases of Zika in Miami Beach and the lack of funding from Congress...
Aug 19, 2016 Correspondence
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to John Roth, Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security, on the Department’s reliance on private prisons, in light of the Department of Justice's recent decision to terminate or not renew its contracts with privately operated prisons...
Aug 13, 2016 In The News
To the Editor: In “U.S. Seeking Ways to Keep Hackers Out of Ballot Box” (news article, Aug. 4), Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Obama administration is discussing giving extra protections to the nation’s electoral system. This change may be necessary and should be considered immediately...
Aug 10, 2016 Correspondence
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to United States Secret Service (USSS) Director Joseph Clancy regarding recent statements by the Republican presidential nominee. Any personal threat to cause harm, along with the encouragement of others to cause harm, is a serious offense...
Aug 8, 2016 Correspondence
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson regarding the security of the nation’s election system...
Jul 26, 2016 Correspondence

(WASHINGTON) - Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary; and Representative Bennie G.