Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the chairman of the new select panel, says the committee hopes to "set the tone" of the investigation by hearing from those first responders, many of whom were brutally beaten and verbally assaulted by former President…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Padmananda Rama, Associated Press
“Our governor refused to take the FEMA money to go out and identify those vulnerable areas,” Thompson told PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff in an interview Tuesday.
By Matt Loffman, Alex D'Elia
Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., accused Donald Trump in a federal lawsuit on Tuesday of inciting the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and of conspiring with his lawyer and extremist groups to try to prevent the Senate from certifying the…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
In a complaint filed Monday, a nurse alleges that the Irwin County Detention Center performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records.
By Elliot Spagat, Jeff Amy, Associated Press
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
House Democrats are drafting legislation that would create a bipartisan commission to study the U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, modeled on one that examined the 9/11 attacks.
By Associated Press
In a letter dated Wednesday, Congressman Bennie Thompson raised concern about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to award the contract for the wall to Fisher Sand and Gravel. Thompson wrote that prior to Monday, the company had not…
By Associated Press
Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson and the panel's top Republican announced the subpoena Wednesday, saying that "at least three acts of deadly white supremacist extremist violence have been linked to 8chan in the last six months."…
By Joshua Barajas
Several election security experts testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday as the 2020 presidential field continues to widen.
What’s the impact for national security when those who work to keep us safe aren’t getting paid? Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., the new chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, says DHHS and TSA employees are still doing their jobs.
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