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Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run-up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “If those at the highest levels of this administration were interested in keeping this critical homeland security component open, they would submit an emergency funding request and engage with Congress instead of being missing in action,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “Given that COVID-19 disproportionately affects certain demographics, any such protocols must be designed to guard against passengers from certain racial or ethnic minorities being targeted for screening in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

bloomberg Monday, June 29, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "This should serve as a lesson that anyone who chooses to threaten to murder Members of Congress will be prosecuted," External link

CBSnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I am happy the investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Townsend,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I am happy the investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Townsend. This should serve as a lesson that anyone who chooses to threaten to murder members of Congress will be prosecuted. I would like to express my gratitude and thank all law enforcement officials who investigated this matter," External link

thehill Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson écrit : “La décision de l’administration Trump de laisser entrer monsieur Farage aux États-Unis pour lui permettre d’assister à un rassemblement électoral à un moment où la plupart des voyages entre le Royaume-Uni et les États-Unis ont été suspendus soulève de nombreuses questions troublantes” External link

huffingtonpost-fr-fr Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Farage ) : “The decision of the Trump Administration to admit Mr Farage to the United States to enable him to attend a campaign rally at a time when most travel from the United Kingdom to the US has been suspended raises numerous troubling questions,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “The decision of the Trump Administration to admit Mr. Farage to the United States to enable him to attend a campaign rally at a time when most travel from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been suspended raises numerous troubling questions,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Instead of helping migrants and improving conditions on the ground, CBP then broke the law by spending this taxpayer money on things that were not authorized – such as ATVs, dirt bikes, and computer systems," "This callous disregard for the law is yet another example of this Administration’s continuing failure to carry out its duty to provide humane conditions and medical care for migrants in its care" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "we do this in a spirit of racial reconciliation and healing" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "we do this in a spirit of racial reconciliation and healing" External link

ecns Friday, June 12, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "we do this in a spirit of racial reconciliation and healing" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "There is zero reason for CBP to be outsourcing construction to private groups. In fact, it would likely turn into a fiasco, just as we saw in Texas last year," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 8, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "There is zero reason for CBP to be outsourcing construction to private groups. In fact, it would likely turn into a fiasco, just as we saw in Texas last year," External link

usaToday Saturday, June 6, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "There is zero reason for CBP to be outsourcing construction to private groups. In fact, it would likely turn into a fiasco, just as we saw in Texas last year," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, June 6, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I write to you stunned, disturbed and furious at the sight of federal authorities tear-gassing peaceful protesters in Lafayette Park, outside the White House, last night, in order to clear the way for the president to walk over and hold a Bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “As I have said ever since the Trump administration first floated the idea of ripping the Secret Service out of DHS, it is a bad idea that will not make us any safer. Further, it could hurt DHS operations,” “With all due respect to my Senate colleagues, I just don’t see the point of going down this road and introducing upheaval at a time when the Executive Branch is already struggling to respond to the unprecedented and deadly coronavirus pandemic” External link

ABCnews Friday, May 29, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It speaks volumes to the administration’s lack of transparency that they didn’t announce this award — the largest ever — and we continue to learn about contracts to companies without a proven track record from the media,” “Given the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing investigation into Fisher, the administration should pause construction and contracting decisions until the investigation has concluded favorably and it is safe to resume nonessential construction projects” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, May 25, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

krem Friday, May 22, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run-up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run-up to an election , they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximising miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

nzherald Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wcvb Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

kcci Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wlwt Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wmur Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

Koat Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wesh Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wyff4 Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wxii12 Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

voanews Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

fox59 Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

fox13memphis Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

startribune Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

therepublic Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations,” External link

wishtv Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It speaks volumes to the administration's lack of transparency that they didn't announce this award - the largest ever - and we continue to learn about contracts to companies without a proven track record from the media," "Given the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing investigation into Fisher, the administration should pause construction and contracting decisions until the investigation has concluded favorably and it is safe to resume nonessential construction projects" External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It speaks volumes to the administration’s lack of transparency that they didn’t announce this award – the largest ever – and we continue to learn about contracts to companies without a proven track record from the media,” “Given the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing investigation into Fisher, the administration should pause construction and contracting decisions until the investigation has concluded favorably and it is safe to resume nonessential construction projects” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I cannot find any law that gives TSA the authority to perform temperature checks as reported,” “The health and safety of our Transportation Security Officers have already been put at great risk the past few months. The Administration should not put these frontline workers in further danger in order to provide passengers a potential false sense of safety” External link

fox59 Monday, May 18, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We’re trying to stop construction of the wall and facilitate diversion of the resources to address this pandemic,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "That would send a strong signal that not only are you protecting a vital part of our economy, but we value what you are doing too," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I am writing to urge you to immediately reinstate weather and safety leave,” External link

utsandiego Friday, April 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “On April 6, 2020, CBP implemented reduced hours of operations at 45 ports of entry along the northern and southern borders due to diminished cross-border traffic,” “Inexplicably, that same day CBP announced it was immediately canceling weather and safety leave for CBP officers. This decision unnecessarily puts the health and safety of CBP officers at risk, potentially undermining their mission and exacerbating community spread of COVID-19 at our borders” External link

utsandiego Friday, April 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans today will again demand a full accounting of how prepared we were and how we responded to this global public health emergency. Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," "This legislation we are introducing is the first step towards getting this done for the American people" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans today will again demand a full accounting of how prepared we were and how we responded to this global public health emergency. Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," "This legislation we are introducing is the first step towards getting this done for the American people" External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again,” External link

wftv Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," External link

wsau Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans today will again demand a full accounting of how prepared we were and how we responded to this global public health emergency. Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," "This legislation we are introducing is the first step towards getting this done for the American people" External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again,” External link

click2houston Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," External link

startribune Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

kcci Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wlwt Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wlwt Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

kcci Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wmur Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wyff4 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

kcci Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wlwt Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wesh Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wmur Monday, March 9, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 9, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 9, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 9, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on," "We know Joe. I'm going to give him another name" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 9, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on," "We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name" External link

nbcnewyork Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on," "We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name" External link

nbcbayarea Monday, March 9, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 9, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

click2houston Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "They're running to head the best country in the world. We want them to hopefully make it," "For sure, we don't want someone crazy out there to harm them or their families" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Even for a president who has a casual relationship with the truth,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Even for a president who has a casual relationship with the truth,” External link

politico Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “Joe Biden has spent his whole life serving something bigger than himself. He has fought beside us in every fight that matters,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "Taking into consideration the remaining candidates’ large campaign operations, high polling averages, as well as physical threats to their safety —all factors contemplated by the guidelines—I urge you to immediately initiate the consultation process to determine whether to provide (Secret Service) protection to certain major Democratic presidential candidates," External link

usaToday Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "Taking into consideration the remaining candidates' large campaign operations, high polling averages, as well as physical threats to their safety all factors contemplated by the guidelines I urge you to immediately initiate the consultation process to determine whether to provide USSS protection to certain major Democratic presidential candidates," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities," External link

startribune Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

tribtown Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

680news Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

irishsun Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he’s inviting it,” External link

voanews Saturday, February 22, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

polandsun Friday, February 21, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

voanews Friday, February 21, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The passage of H.J.Res. 79 is a critical step toward ensuring the ERA officially becomes the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” “Ratifying the ERA is long overdue and necessary to protect women’s rights. Removing any legal ambiguities surrounding the deadline would reaffirm our support for the ERA and women’s equality” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 15, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I am not opposed to biometric technology and recognize it can be valuable to homeland security and facilitation,” “However, its proliferation across DHS raises serious questions about privacy, data security, transparency and accuracy” External link

wwlp Friday, February 14, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s just a matter of time before he’s going to go,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 7, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about York Department ) : “It is clearly a blatant attempt by the White House to score political points and perpetuate a partisan fight with New York elected officials,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It is clearly a blatant attempt by the White House to score political points and perpetuate a partisan fight with New York elected officials,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 7, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It is clearly a blatant attempt by the White House to score political points and perpetuate a partisan fight with New York elected officials,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

mizzima Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

irishsun Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

theCitizen Saturday, February 1, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson stated : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” “Both the timing and the focus of these new restrictions represent a shameful political maneuver that hurts thousands of people and families” External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in the homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque. Both the timing and the focus of these new restrictions represent a shameful political maneuver that hurts thousands of people and families. Using our national security structure for political benefit will not make America great,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

JakartaPost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

digitaljournal Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the president win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson told : “I am more convinced than ever based on what I saw to the extent of what I can highlight with my colleagues,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The administration must reassess its plans for facial recognition technology in light of these shocking results,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 20, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Given the president's multiple endorsements of this company and the amount of taxpayer money at stake, I remain concerned about the possibility of inappropriate influence," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 13, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Given the president's multiple endorsements of this company and the amount of taxpayer money at stake, I remain concerned about the possibility of inappropriate influence," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 13, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "These actions raise concerns about the possibility of inappropriate influence on USACE's contracting decision," “Therefore, I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations” External link

ABCnews Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Given the president's multiple endorsements of this company and the amount of taxpayer money at stake, I remain concerned about the possibility of inappropriate influence," External link

nbcnews Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

baltimoresun Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : "The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people," External link

nbcbayarea Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : "The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people," External link

nbcdfw Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : "The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people," External link

nbcnewyork Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard’s biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

nbcbayarea Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

fox5atlanta Monday, December 9, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

wkyt Friday, December 6, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The death of one child in CBP custody is too many, and Carlos was the sixth in under a year. It is past time the Trump administration is held accountable," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, December 6, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 6, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : "Today's report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death," External link

kxxv Friday, December 6, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 6, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "These actions raise concerns about the possibility of inappropriate influence on USACE's contracting decision," External link

startribune Friday, December 6, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations," External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “These actions raise concerns about the possibility of inappropriate influence on USACE’s contracting decision,” “Therefore, I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "It seems that President Trump just couldn't fight the urge to play to his base by elevating Ken Cuccinelli to another senior leadership position at DHS that he is wholly unqualified for," "Mr. Cuccinelli is nothing more than an anti-immigrant fringe figure and Trump sycophant" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Stephen Miller ) : "There are people in government who could help run the department temporarily, but when the job requirements include being a yes-man to the president and having Stephen Miller's stamp of approval, no one qualified wants the job," External link

trust2 Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Not one employer or person from management has been arrested," "In fact, prosecutions of companies who hire undocumented workers have declined compared to the previous administration's numbers. The selective way the administration is enforcing our laws is disappointing" External link

arkansasonline Friday, November 8, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Just a minute now. She’s got to ask the question before you can answer,” External link

dailycaller Friday, November 8, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Not one employer or person from management has been arrested," "In fact, prosecutions of companies who hire undocumented workers have declined compared to the previous administration's numbers. The selective way the administration is enforcing our laws is disappointing" External link

ABCnews Friday, November 8, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Not one employer or person from management has been arrested," "In fact, prosecutions of companies who hire undocumented workers have declined compared to the previous administration's numbers. The selective way the administration is enforcing our laws is disappointing" External link

seattlepi Friday, November 8, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “At no time in my tenure on this committee have I been more concerned about DHS’s ability to ability to carry out its mission,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson asked : “So you areif asked to stay onprepared to do it until someone is nominated for your position?” External link

dailycaller Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : "Reports that President Trump is desperately combing through federal law to find a loophole to make an end-run around the Constitution are disappointing but not surprising," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the White House cannot find anyone qualified and suitable to run the Department of Homeland Security — or even run it in an acting capacity — something is very wrong with this administration,” External link

politico Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the White House cannot find anyone qualified and suitable to run the Department of Homeland Security - or even run it in an acting capacity - something is very wrong with this Administration,” External link

politico Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department’s fifth Secretary in less than three years,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS’s ability to respond to threats facing the homeland,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department’s fifth Secretary in less than three years,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS’s ability to respond to threats facing the homeland,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

startribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

startribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Congress has no intention of rubber-stamping the administration’s terrible immigration policies that would dramatically expand family detention, indefinitely lock up children and send migrants into dangerous conditions,” “We will, however, continue the work we have been doing to improve the conditions at the border for families and children in our care” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required,” External link

dailycaller Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn’t want to testify,” “The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

wftv Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn’t want to testify,” “The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe” External link

therepublic Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn’t want to testify,” “The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe” External link

boston Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

startribune Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson estimé : "a obligé le ministère à s'éloigner du cœur de sa mission de contre-terrorisme pour se concentrer presque uniquement sur son programme d'immigration xénophobe et cruel" External link

france24 Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson estimé : "a obligé le ministère à s'éloigner du coeur de sa mission de contre-terrorisme pour se concentrer presque uniquement sur son programme d'immigration xénophobe et cruel" External link

msn-fr Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson disse : "O mandato de Kirstjen Nielsen no Departamento de Segurança Interna foi um desastre desde o início. Agora está mais claro que as políticas de segurança e imigração do governo Trump, que ela promulgou e ajudou a criar, fracassaram e ajudaram a criar a crise humanitária na fronteira" External link

ogloboglobo Monday, April 8, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson dijo ( about Donald Trump ) : “No hay palabrerío que cambie el hecho de que ella sabía que el gobierno de Trump aplicaba una política de separación de familias en la frontera” “Para peor, el gobierno chapuceó la aplicación de su plan cruel, al perder el rastro de los niños e incluso deportar padres a Centroamérica sin sus hijos” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson disse : "Receio que, se os tempos de espera e a pressão da população aumentarem, alguns gerentes da TSA tentem gerenciar os efeitos da paralisação de maneiras prejudiciais à segurança" External link

uol Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT



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Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run-up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “If those at the highest levels of this administration were interested in keeping this critical homeland security component open, they would submit an emergency funding request and engage with Congress instead of being missing in action,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “Given that COVID-19 disproportionately affects certain demographics, any such protocols must be designed to guard against passengers from certain racial or ethnic minorities being targeted for screening in a discriminatory fashion,” External link

bloomberg Monday, June 29, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "This should serve as a lesson that anyone who chooses to threaten to murder Members of Congress will be prosecuted," External link

CBSnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I am happy the investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Townsend,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I am happy the investigation resulted in the arrest of Mr. Townsend. This should serve as a lesson that anyone who chooses to threaten to murder members of Congress will be prosecuted. I would like to express my gratitude and thank all law enforcement officials who investigated this matter," External link

thehill Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson écrit : “La décision de l’administration Trump de laisser entrer monsieur Farage aux États-Unis pour lui permettre d’assister à un rassemblement électoral à un moment où la plupart des voyages entre le Royaume-Uni et les États-Unis ont été suspendus soulève de nombreuses questions troublantes” External link

huffingtonpost-fr-fr Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Farage ) : “The decision of the Trump Administration to admit Mr Farage to the United States to enable him to attend a campaign rally at a time when most travel from the United Kingdom to the US has been suspended raises numerous troubling questions,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “The decision of the Trump Administration to admit Mr. Farage to the United States to enable him to attend a campaign rally at a time when most travel from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been suspended raises numerous troubling questions,” External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Instead of helping migrants and improving conditions on the ground, CBP then broke the law by spending this taxpayer money on things that were not authorized – such as ATVs, dirt bikes, and computer systems," "This callous disregard for the law is yet another example of this Administration’s continuing failure to carry out its duty to provide humane conditions and medical care for migrants in its care" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "we do this in a spirit of racial reconciliation and healing" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "we do this in a spirit of racial reconciliation and healing" External link

ecns Friday, June 12, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "we do this in a spirit of racial reconciliation and healing" External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 12, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "There is zero reason for CBP to be outsourcing construction to private groups. In fact, it would likely turn into a fiasco, just as we saw in Texas last year," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 8, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "There is zero reason for CBP to be outsourcing construction to private groups. In fact, it would likely turn into a fiasco, just as we saw in Texas last year," External link

usaToday Saturday, June 6, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "There is zero reason for CBP to be outsourcing construction to private groups. In fact, it would likely turn into a fiasco, just as we saw in Texas last year," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, June 6, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I write to you stunned, disturbed and furious at the sight of federal authorities tear-gassing peaceful protesters in Lafayette Park, outside the White House, last night, in order to clear the way for the president to walk over and hold a Bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “As I have said ever since the Trump administration first floated the idea of ripping the Secret Service out of DHS, it is a bad idea that will not make us any safer. Further, it could hurt DHS operations,” “With all due respect to my Senate colleagues, I just don’t see the point of going down this road and introducing upheaval at a time when the Executive Branch is already struggling to respond to the unprecedented and deadly coronavirus pandemic” External link

ABCnews Friday, May 29, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It speaks volumes to the administration’s lack of transparency that they didn’t announce this award — the largest ever — and we continue to learn about contracts to companies without a proven track record from the media,” “Given the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing investigation into Fisher, the administration should pause construction and contracting decisions until the investigation has concluded favorably and it is safe to resume nonessential construction projects” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, May 25, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

krem Friday, May 22, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run-up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

fox35orlando Thursday, May 21, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run-up to an election , they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

foxnews Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximising miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

nzherald Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wcvb Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

kcci Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wlwt Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wmur Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

Koat Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wesh Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wyff4 Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

wxii12 Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

voanews Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

fox59 Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

fox13memphis Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract,” External link

click2houston Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn't have awarded this contract," External link

startribune Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the administration cared about anything besides political optics and maximizing miles of fence in the run up to an election, they wouldn’t have awarded this contract,” External link

therepublic Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations,” External link

wishtv Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It speaks volumes to the administration's lack of transparency that they didn't announce this award - the largest ever - and we continue to learn about contracts to companies without a proven track record from the media," "Given the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing investigation into Fisher, the administration should pause construction and contracting decisions until the investigation has concluded favorably and it is safe to resume nonessential construction projects" External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It speaks volumes to the administration’s lack of transparency that they didn’t announce this award – the largest ever – and we continue to learn about contracts to companies without a proven track record from the media,” “Given the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing investigation into Fisher, the administration should pause construction and contracting decisions until the investigation has concluded favorably and it is safe to resume nonessential construction projects” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I cannot find any law that gives TSA the authority to perform temperature checks as reported,” “The health and safety of our Transportation Security Officers have already been put at great risk the past few months. The Administration should not put these frontline workers in further danger in order to provide passengers a potential false sense of safety” External link

fox59 Monday, May 18, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We’re trying to stop construction of the wall and facilitate diversion of the resources to address this pandemic,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, May 5, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "That would send a strong signal that not only are you protecting a vital part of our economy, but we value what you are doing too," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I am writing to urge you to immediately reinstate weather and safety leave,” External link

utsandiego Friday, April 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “On April 6, 2020, CBP implemented reduced hours of operations at 45 ports of entry along the northern and southern borders due to diminished cross-border traffic,” “Inexplicably, that same day CBP announced it was immediately canceling weather and safety leave for CBP officers. This decision unnecessarily puts the health and safety of CBP officers at risk, potentially undermining their mission and exacerbating community spread of COVID-19 at our borders” External link

utsandiego Friday, April 10, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, April 3, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans today will again demand a full accounting of how prepared we were and how we responded to this global public health emergency. Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," "This legislation we are introducing is the first step towards getting this done for the American people" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans today will again demand a full accounting of how prepared we were and how we responded to this global public health emergency. Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," "This legislation we are introducing is the first step towards getting this done for the American people" External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again,” External link

wftv Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," External link

wsau Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans today will again demand a full accounting of how prepared we were and how we responded to this global public health emergency. Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," "This legislation we are introducing is the first step towards getting this done for the American people" External link

CBSnews Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again,” External link

click2houston Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Americans will need answers on how our government can work better to prevent a similar crisis from happening again," External link

startribune Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

kcci Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wlwt Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wlwt Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

kcci Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wmur Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wyff4 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

kcci Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wlwt Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wesh Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” External link

wmur Monday, March 9, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 9, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

eagletribune Monday, March 9, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 9, 2020 1:27:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on," "We know Joe. I'm going to give him another name" External link

arkansasonline Monday, March 9, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on," "We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name" External link

nbcnewyork Monday, March 9, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : "We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on," "We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name" External link

nbcbayarea Monday, March 9, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

TorontoStar Monday, March 9, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “We know what it means to be picked out, to be picked on,” “We know Joe. I’m going to give him another name” External link

click2houston Sunday, March 8, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "They're running to head the best country in the world. We want them to hopefully make it," "For sure, we don't want someone crazy out there to harm them or their families" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Even for a president who has a casual relationship with the truth,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Even for a president who has a casual relationship with the truth,” External link

politico Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Joseph Biden ) : “Joe Biden has spent his whole life serving something bigger than himself. He has fought beside us in every fight that matters,” External link

washtimes Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "Taking into consideration the remaining candidates’ large campaign operations, high polling averages, as well as physical threats to their safety —all factors contemplated by the guidelines—I urge you to immediately initiate the consultation process to determine whether to provide (Secret Service) protection to certain major Democratic presidential candidates," External link

usaToday Thursday, March 5, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "Taking into consideration the remaining candidates' large campaign operations, high polling averages, as well as physical threats to their safety all factors contemplated by the guidelines I urge you to immediately initiate the consultation process to determine whether to provide USSS protection to certain major Democratic presidential candidates," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

ABCnews Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities," External link

startribune Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

tribtown Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “There is a stark difference in the treatment of the financial settlements of survivors of abuse by Catholic officials in Mississippi because of their race and economic disparities,” External link

680news Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

irishsun Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he’s inviting it,” External link

voanews Saturday, February 22, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

polandsun Friday, February 21, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "By firing Acting DNI Maguire because his staff provided the candid conclusions of the Intelligence Community to Congress regarding Russian meddling in the 2020 presidential election, the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it," External link

voanews Friday, February 21, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The passage of H.J.Res. 79 is a critical step toward ensuring the ERA officially becomes the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” “Ratifying the ERA is long overdue and necessary to protect women’s rights. Removing any legal ambiguities surrounding the deadline would reaffirm our support for the ERA and women’s equality” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 15, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I am not opposed to biometric technology and recognize it can be valuable to homeland security and facilitation,” “However, its proliferation across DHS raises serious questions about privacy, data security, transparency and accuracy” External link

wwlp Friday, February 14, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s just a matter of time before he’s going to go,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 7, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about York Department ) : “It is clearly a blatant attempt by the White House to score political points and perpetuate a partisan fight with New York elected officials,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, February 7, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It is clearly a blatant attempt by the White House to score political points and perpetuate a partisan fight with New York elected officials,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 7, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It is clearly a blatant attempt by the White House to score political points and perpetuate a partisan fight with New York elected officials,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 7, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

mizzima Sunday, February 2, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

irishsun Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

theCitizen Saturday, February 1, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson stated : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” “Both the timing and the focus of these new restrictions represent a shameful political maneuver that hurts thousands of people and families” External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in the homeland or national security terms is grotesque,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque. Both the timing and the focus of these new restrictions represent a shameful political maneuver that hurts thousands of people and families. Using our national security structure for political benefit will not make America great,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

JakartaPost Saturday, February 1, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

digitaljournal Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "The fact that he has couched this political decision in homeland or national security terms is grotesque," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the president win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:31:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Mark Karples ) : “If accurate, the reporting shows the lengths the Russian government will go to help the President win re-election and undermine our democracy,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson told : “I am more convinced than ever based on what I saw to the extent of what I can highlight with my colleagues,” External link

wwlp Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The administration must reassess its plans for facial recognition technology in light of these shocking results,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 20, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Given the president's multiple endorsements of this company and the amount of taxpayer money at stake, I remain concerned about the possibility of inappropriate influence," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 13, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Given the president's multiple endorsements of this company and the amount of taxpayer money at stake, I remain concerned about the possibility of inappropriate influence," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 13, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "These actions raise concerns about the possibility of inappropriate influence on USACE's contracting decision," “Therefore, I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations” External link

ABCnews Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Given the president's multiple endorsements of this company and the amount of taxpayer money at stake, I remain concerned about the possibility of inappropriate influence," External link

nbcnews Thursday, December 12, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

baltimoresun Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : "The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people," External link

nbcbayarea Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : "The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people," External link

nbcdfw Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : "The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people," External link

nbcnewyork Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard’s biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

good4utah Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Coast Guard Academy ) : “The Coast Guard's biggest asset is not its fleet, but its people,” External link

news4jax Wednesday, December 11, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

nbcbayarea Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

fox5atlanta Monday, December 9, 2019 10:39:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

wkyt Friday, December 6, 2019 11:15:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The death of one child in CBP custody is too many, and Carlos was the sixth in under a year. It is past time the Trump administration is held accountable," External link

nbcnews Friday, December 6, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, December 6, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

houstonchronicle Friday, December 6, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 6, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : "Today's report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death," External link

kxxv Friday, December 6, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Carlos Hernandez ) : “Today’s report calls into serious question the steps U.S. Customs and Border Protection claims to have taken to care for a child in its custody. Not only did CBP hold Carlos longer than the legal limit and apparently fail to care for him while he was sick, the agency seems to have been untruthful with Congress and the public about the circumstances around his tragic death,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 6, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "These actions raise concerns about the possibility of inappropriate influence on USACE's contracting decision," External link

startribune Friday, December 6, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations," External link

independent-UK Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:33:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “These actions raise concerns about the possibility of inappropriate influence on USACE’s contracting decision,” “Therefore, I am requesting that you review the award of this contract to ensure that the bid submitted by Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. met the solicitation standards and that USACE made the award in accordance with federal procurement law and regulations” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "It seems that President Trump just couldn't fight the urge to play to his base by elevating Ken Cuccinelli to another senior leadership position at DHS that he is wholly unqualified for," "Mr. Cuccinelli is nothing more than an anti-immigrant fringe figure and Trump sycophant" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 14, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Stephen Miller ) : "There are people in government who could help run the department temporarily, but when the job requirements include being a yes-man to the president and having Stephen Miller's stamp of approval, no one qualified wants the job," External link

trust2 Thursday, November 14, 2019 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Not one employer or person from management has been arrested," "In fact, prosecutions of companies who hire undocumented workers have declined compared to the previous administration's numbers. The selective way the administration is enforcing our laws is disappointing" External link

arkansasonline Friday, November 8, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Just a minute now. She’s got to ask the question before you can answer,” External link

dailycaller Friday, November 8, 2019 6:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Not one employer or person from management has been arrested," "In fact, prosecutions of companies who hire undocumented workers have declined compared to the previous administration's numbers. The selective way the administration is enforcing our laws is disappointing" External link

ABCnews Friday, November 8, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Not one employer or person from management has been arrested," "In fact, prosecutions of companies who hire undocumented workers have declined compared to the previous administration's numbers. The selective way the administration is enforcing our laws is disappointing" External link

seattlepi Friday, November 8, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “At no time in my tenure on this committee have I been more concerned about DHS’s ability to ability to carry out its mission,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson asked : “So you areif asked to stay onprepared to do it until someone is nominated for your position?” External link

dailycaller Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : "Reports that President Trump is desperately combing through federal law to find a loophole to make an end-run around the Constitution are disappointing but not surprising," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:46:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the White House cannot find anyone qualified and suitable to run the Department of Homeland Security — or even run it in an acting capacity — something is very wrong with this administration,” External link

politico Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If the White House cannot find anyone qualified and suitable to run the Department of Homeland Security - or even run it in an acting capacity - something is very wrong with this Administration,” External link

politico Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

brownsvilleherald Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department’s fifth Secretary in less than three years,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS’s ability to respond to threats facing the homeland,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department’s fifth Secretary in less than three years,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS’s ability to respond to threats facing the homeland,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

startribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

startribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I recognize the need for an orderly transition, particularly since your still-unnamed successor will be the Department's fifth Secretary in less than three years," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Indeed, the committee has serious questions about how the unprecedented upheaval at secretary and persistent vacancies across Department leadership are affecting DHS's ability to respond to threats facing the homeland," External link

seattlepi Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Congress has no intention of rubber-stamping the administration’s terrible immigration policies that would dramatically expand family detention, indefinitely lock up children and send migrants into dangerous conditions,” “We will, however, continue the work we have been doing to improve the conditions at the border for families and children in our care” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required,” External link

dailycaller Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

fox13memphis Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

siouxcityjournal Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn’t want to testify,” “The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:44:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

wftv Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn’t want to testify,” “The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe” External link

therepublic Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn’t want to testify,” “The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe” External link

boston Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "To be clear, no rules were broken by the Committee and his appearance remains legally required. It seems he just doesn't want to testify," "The American people have a right to know if anyone is in charge at DHS and what is being done to keep the country safe" External link

startribune Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:53:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson estimé : "a obligé le ministère à s'éloigner du cœur de sa mission de contre-terrorisme pour se concentrer presque uniquement sur son programme d'immigration xénophobe et cruel" External link

france24 Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson estimé : "a obligé le ministère à s'éloigner du coeur de sa mission de contre-terrorisme pour se concentrer presque uniquement sur son programme d'immigration xénophobe et cruel" External link

msn-fr Saturday, October 12, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson disse : "O mandato de Kirstjen Nielsen no Departamento de Segurança Interna foi um desastre desde o início. Agora está mais claro que as políticas de segurança e imigração do governo Trump, que ela promulgou e ajudou a criar, fracassaram e ajudaram a criar a crise humanitária na fronteira" External link

ogloboglobo Monday, April 8, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson dijo ( about Donald Trump ) : “No hay palabrerío que cambie el hecho de que ella sabía que el gobierno de Trump aplicaba una política de separación de familias en la frontera” “Para peor, el gobierno chapuceó la aplicación de su plan cruel, al perder el rastro de los niños e incluso deportar padres a Centroamérica sin sus hijos” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson disse : "Receio que, se os tempos de espera e a pressão da população aumentarem, alguns gerentes da TSA tentem gerenciar os efeitos da paralisação de maneiras prejudiciais à segurança" External link

uol Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
representative65.31%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
congressman14.29%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
member10.20%EN10/11/201711/10/2017
democrat4.08%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
chairman4.08%EN07/28/200728/07/2007
democrat congressman2.04%EN09/03/200603/09/2006
Names Lang Count
Bennie ThompsonEN80.57%
Bennie ThompsonEU9.48%
Bennie ThompsonFR9.48%
Bennie ThompsonPT0.47%
Benny ThompsonNL0.00%


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