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January 23, 2019

Chairman Thompson Announces Homeland Security Committee Democratic Members

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement announcing the 18 Democratic Members of the Committee for the 116th Congress:

“I’m thrilled to welcome – and welcome back – so many fine Members of Congress to our Committee. This diverse panel represents the many different communities of the country, bringing a crucial variety of viewpoints to the issues of homeland security that affect each and every American.”

“I have full confidence the Committee is ready and able to tackle some of the toughest issues facing our country today – such as securing our borders using common-sense and effective methods, protecting our networks and critical infrastructure, countering terrorism and extremism of all forms, and ensuring our skies and seas are safe for travel and commerce. Most importantly, this Committee is ready to do the necessary work of conducting oversight of the Trump Administration – and we will hold it to account.”

House Committee on Homeland Security Democratic Members:

  • Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02), Chairman
  • Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18)
  • Congressman Jim Langevin (RI-02)
  • Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (LA-02)
  • Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10)
  • Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-04)
  • Congressman Lou Correa (CA-46)
  • Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14)
  • Congressman Max Rose (NY-11)
  • Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02)
  • Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (MI-08)
  • Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05)
  • Congressman Al Green (TX-09)
  • Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09)
  • Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01)
  • Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12)
  • Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44)
  • Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10)

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