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Press Releases

February 2020
CHAIRMAN THOMPSON WRITES ACTING DHS SECRETARY WOLF ON ELECTION SECURITY POST ODNI STAFF SHAKEUP
Chairman Thompson Reacts to Revelation that Acting DNI Removed for Informing Congress of Russian Meddling in 2020 Election
Chairman Thompson Statement on Trump’s Selection of Richard Grenell as Acting Director of National Intelligence
Top Homeland & Judiciary Democrats Condemn Deployment of Tactical CBP Agents to Various Cities in U.S.
Chairman Thompson Statement on Trump Waiving Procurement Laws to Build the Wall
Chairman Thompson: Trump Again Using Homeland Security to Score Political Points, Inflict Revenge as He Sends Border Patrol to Major U.S. Cities
Chairman Thompson Statement on President Trump Again Diverting Billions from Pentagon to Pay for His Wall
Chairman Thompson Statement on Trump’s Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security
Thompson Statement on Trump’s DHS Blocking New Yorkers from Global Entry
January 2020
Thompson Condemns President Trump’s Backdoor Attack on Diversity Visa Program
Thompson Statement on Election Security Implications of Russia Hacking Burisma
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