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February 15, 2017

Pelosi, House Democrats to Hold Press Conference on Trump’s Failed Vision for America

(WASHINGTON) Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats will hold a press conference on Wednesday, February 15th at 11:15 a.m. E.T. to hold President Trump accountable for his failed vision for America that has weakened our national security and dishonors our values as a nation. WHO: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sánchez Ranking Member Lucille Roybal-Allard, Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Ranking Member Bennie … Continue Reading

February 14, 2017

Pelosi, Ranking Democrats to Hold Press Conference to React to Resignation of Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn

(WASHINGTON) Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Ranking Democrats will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 14th at 12:30 p.m. E.T., to react to the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Pelosi and the Ranking Members will renew their call for the FBI to accelerate their investigation into the extent of the ties between Trump and Russia, call for passage of legislation to create an outside, independent commission to investigate, and continue to call on Republicans to … Continue Reading

February 02, 2017


(WASHINGTON) On Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 11:30AM, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a forum to examine and discuss President Donald Trump’s recent Muslim and refugee ban Executive Order entitled, “Not Who We Are: An Examination of Trump’s Un-American Muslim and Refugee Ban,” and the ensuing actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State to implement the order. WHO: Members of Congress Democratic Leader Nancy … Continue Reading

June 10, 2016

Thompson, Grijalva to Hold Forum on the Dangers of Extremism on Public Lands

(WASHINGTON) - House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) will hold a forum on the dangers of extremism on public lands on Wednesday, June 15 at 1pm on Capitol Hill. Recent analyses have shown that attacks on federal land management officials and events like the armed takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge are become increasingly common. Grijalva, Thompson and other Democratic … Continue Reading

November 16, 2011

Media Advisory - Hill Briefing: Islamist Radicalization: Myth or Reality?

(WASHINGTON) - Tomorrow, November 17, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, will sponsor a briefing on Capitol Hill to explore the viewpoints of representatives from the Brennan Center for Justice, Center for American Progress, and the American Civil Liberties Union. The briefing is entitled "Islamist Radicalization: Myth or Reality?" In recent months, an active national debate concerning the existence of "violent Islamist … Continue Reading

June 06, 2011

UPDATED: Media Advisory - Thompson to Tour Alabama Tornado Damage

(WASHINGTON) - Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 7th, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, will be traveling to Birmingham Alabama to tour the tornado and flood damage that resulted from tornadoes that struck the Birmingham and Tuscaloosa area in April. Congressman Thompson will tour damaged areas of Pratt City and Fultondale (11am) and will attend a public meeting at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church of North Pratt (Rev. Walter Solomon) with Congresswoman Terri … Continue Reading

April 11, 2011

UPDATED: Press Advisory - Second Annual World Summit on Electric Infrastructure Security

(WASHINGTON) - Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 12th, the Electric Infrastructure Security Council and the Henry Jackson Society will convene day two of the second annual Electric Infrastructure Security (EIS) Summit. Following on the success of the first EIS Summit last year in London, this year's event will bring together senior officials from the United States and other allied countries, including England, to discuss the importance of protecting our respective electrical grids from the threat … Continue Reading

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