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Oct 20, 2017 In The News

Since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico one month ago, President Trump has made a number of bizarre statements, typically via Twitter, about the federal government’s obligations to relief efforts, the status of relief efforts, and the Americans living in Puerto Rico.  Although the statements were often incorrect and at times profoundly offensive, I tried to concentrate on the disaster relief miss

Oct 20, 2017 Media Advisory
On Tuesday, October 24th, the Congressional Task Force on Election Security, will hold its second public forum: Securing America’s Elections: Preparing for 2018 and Beyond...
Oct 16, 2017 Correspondence
Ranking Member Thompson sent a letter to the Senate urging him to scrutinize Kirstjen Nielsen’s professional background and experience thoroughly during her confirmation process to potentially become Homeland Security Secretary...
Oct 14, 2017 Correspondence
Today, Ranking Member Thompson sent a letter to the Acting Homeland Security Secretary regarding news reports that people in Puerto Rico, desperate for water, have been forced to resort to pump water from contaminated drinking wells...
Oct 13, 2017 Correspondence
Today, the Congressional Black Caucus and Ranking Members for three House committees requested a meeting with the FBI about its August 3, 2017 intelligence assessment titled, "Black Identity Extremists Likely Motivated to Target Law Enforcement Officers"...
Oct 12, 2017 Correspondence
Today, Ranking Members Thompson and Payne sent a letter to President Trump after yet another series of injurious tweets on Puerto Rico and the recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria...