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Thompson Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

Oct 2, 2017
Press Release

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas last night:

“Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Las Vegas and all who were affected by the terrible mass shooting last night.  We are forever thankful to the first responders who put their lives on the line to help those in need.  Mass shootings have been too common in recent years and it is clear that much more needs to be done.  Only if we work together can we counter the forces of terror and hate – no matter the source.”

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