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Press Releases

January 2021
Pelosi Announces Agreement on Committee Jurisdiction Regarding Department of Homeland Security
Chairman Thompson Statement on the Biden Administration’s Transportation Mask Mandate
Chairman Thompson Statement on President Biden’s Immigration and Border Security Actions
Thompson Statement on FEMA Denying Maryland and Virginia Emergency Declaration Requests
Chairman Thompson Statement on Family Separation Watchdog Report
Chairs Issue Statement After FBI Briefing on Investigation of ‘Siege of the U.S. Capitol’ and Preparations for Inauguration
Chairman Thompson Statement on Chad Wolf’s Resignation from DHS
Chairman Thompson Statement After Twitter Finally Bans President Trump
Chairman Thompson: TSA and FBI Must Add Suspected Domestic Terrorists to No-Fly List and Keep Them Off Planes
Chairman Thompson: Permanently Ban Trump’s Social Media Accounts
Chairman Thompson Statement on Domestic Terrorist Attack on Capitol
December 2020
Thompson Statement on Nashville Suicide Car Bombing
Chairman Thompson Issues Statement on Passage of Government Funding, COVID Relief Legislation
Homeland Security and Oversight Committee Leaders Issue Statement After Classified Briefing on Cyber Attack on Government Systems
Thompson Statement on Reelection as Committee on Homeland Security Chair
November 2020
Chairs Thompson and Maloney Announce Subpoena Regarding Allegations of Mistreatment at Irwin County Detention Center
Chairman Thompson Statement on President-Elect Biden’s Plan to Nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to Lead DHS
Chairs Thompson and Underwood Statement on Trump Firing Chris Krebs
Chairman Thompson Statement on DHS’s Latest Attempt to Legitimize Chad Wolf’s Role and Actions
Chairman Thompson Statement on Federal Judge Ruling Chad Wolf Illegally Appointed, Invalidating DACA Suspension