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Press Releases

January 2020
Thompson Statement on Homeland Security Implications of Trump’s Actions in the Middle East
December 2019
Senate Passes Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Increase Security Resources for Faith-Based Institutions & Nonprofit Organizations
Government Facial Recognition Report Confirms Unreliability and Racial Bias
Pentagon Inspector General to Review $400 Million Border Wall Contract After Thompson Request
Oversight and Homeland Security Committees Release Staff Report Finding Coast Guard Leadership Failed to Address Harassment, Bullying, and Retaliation
Thompson Statement on New Evidence in Death of Child While in CBP Custody
November 2019
Thompson Statement on DHS Watchdog Child Separation Report
Thompson & Richmond Statement on Jeanette Manfra Departing CISA
Thompson Issues Subpoena to DHS for Documents on the Deaths of Children, Separation of Families, and Metering at the Border
Chairman Thompson Statement on Appointment of Ken Cuccinelli as Acting DHS Deputy Secretary
Chairman Thompson Statement on Appointment of Chad Wolf as Acting DHS Secretary
Chairman Thompson Statement on Trump’s 5th DHS Secretary
October 2019
Chairman Thompson Statement on Convoluted White House Scheme to Install Cuccinelli as Acting DHS Secretary
Chairman Thompson Subpoenas DHS Acting Secretary McAleenan and NCTC Acting Director Travers
Chairman Cummings’ Aviation Security Bill Approved by Homeland Security Committee
Chairman Thompson Underscores Counterterrorism Priorities After Returning from Mideast
Bicameral Legislation Introduced Blocking Trump’s Doral Corruption
Chairman Thompson Statement on McAleenan’s Departure From DHS
September 2019
Groundbreaking Domestic Terrorism Legislation Passes House
Chairman Thompson on Whistleblower Complaint: We Must Do More to Secure Our Elections