Bennie Thompson

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Bennie Thompson tells : “It’s a national security issue from the perspective that American citizens are at risk … our mission at Homeland, specifically with FEMA, is to respond when state and local resources have failed to take care of their citizens,” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson says ( about Houston Texas ) : “There are some federal requirements that we have in every other state except Texas, and so it’s just for that purpose. We have the requirements so exactly what happened in Texas wouldn’t happen,” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson says : “normally this is a seamless process,” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson adds : “Mayor Turner in Houston has made shelters available to the extent that he can. His situation is of such that local assets won’t provide enough support for that situation,” “That’s where the state comes in and the state says, OK, we’re here, but we need help. And that’s where the federal government comes in. Normally, it’s a seamless process, but in this instance, it’s not. And it’s only the good people of Texas who are suffering” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson told : "All I wanted to do was do my job, and the insurrection that occurred prevented me from doing that," External link

newsday-USA Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson told : “All I wanted to do was do my job, and the insurrection that occurred prevented me from doing that,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “What I saw on Jan. 6 is not what people who have fought and died for down through the years,” External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : “We must hold (Trump) accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned. Failure to do so will only invite this type of authoritarianism for the anti-democratic forces on the far right that are so intent on destroying our country,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "January 6th was one of the most shameful days in our country’s history, and it was instigated by the president himself," External link

foxnews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:29:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "January 6th was one of the most shameful days in our country's history, and it was instigated by the President himself. His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger,” “It is by the slimmest of luck that the outcome was not deadlier. While the majority of Republicans in the Senate abdicated their responsibility to hold the president accountable, we must hold him accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned. Failure to do so will only invite this type of authoritarianism for the anti-democratic forces on the far right that are so intent on destroying our country” External link

washtimes Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “January 6th was one of the most shameful days in our country’s history, and it was instigated by the President himself. His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger. It is by the slimmest of luck that the outcome was not deadlier. While the majority of Republicans in the Senate abdicated their responsibility to hold the President accountable, we must hold him accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned. Failure to do so will only invite this type of authoritarianism for the anti-democratic forces on the far right that are so intent on destroying our country,” External link

yubanet Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “While the majority of Republicans in the Senate abdicated their responsibility to hold the President accountable, we must hold him accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned,” External link

politico Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Jan. 6 was one of the most shameful days in our country’s history, and it was instigated by the president himself,” “His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "A lot of them mask themselves under some guise of being patriots or some form of citizen, but the question is, what do they advocate? It's violence. It's overthrowing legitimately elected officials," External link

sentinelsource Monday, February 15, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "A lot of them mask themselves under some guise of being patriots or some form of citizen, but the question is, what do they advocate? It's violence. It's overthrowing legitimately elected officials," External link

nationmultimedia Monday, February 15, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “But given the importance of this national security cabinet post, he should have been confirmed on day one of the Biden Administration,” External link

workpermit Sunday, February 7, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s obvious that [Section] 230 we’ll look at,” “If the companies don’t assume the interest in policing their own platforms, then you leave government no choice” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added ( about Yvette D Clarke ) : “As we continue to learn more about the wide-spread cyber campaign targeting federal networks and certain critical infrastructure, there will be a great deal of work ahead to mature our federal network security programmes, implement robust chain risk-management practices, and evolve the partnership between the Federal government and the private sector,” “I have every confidence Representative Clarke is the right person for the job” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We have to mitigate the success of individuals and lone wolves that decide they want to go out in a blaze of glory,” “I’ve seen the work of communities who want to make themselves safe, so I encourage you to use the mantra of making all communities safe, not just one particular community” External link

haaretz Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The domestic terrorism attack on our Capitol earlier this month shined a light on a threat that has been right in front of our faces for years,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I am glad to see that DHS fully recognizes the threat posed by violent, right-wing extremists, and is taking efforts to communicate that threat to the American people,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I am glad to see that DHS fully recognizes the threat posed by violent, right-wing extremists, and is taking efforts to communicate that threat to the American people," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I am glad to see that DHS fully recognizes the threat posed by violent, right-wing extremists, and is taking efforts to communicate that threat to the American people," External link

CBSnews Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Not only should they resign, but law enforcement must also be alerted,” External link

politico Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” “Our homeland security has diminished as a result” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Donald Trump ) : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "This should include all individuals identified as having entered the Capitol building – an intrusion which threatened the safety of Members of Congress and staff and served as an attack on our Nation," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "This should include all individuals identified as having entered the Capitol building – an intrusion which threatened the safety of Members of Congress and staff and served as an attack on our Nation," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, January 12, 2021 5:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added ( about President Trump ) : "The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer," "Our homeland security has diminished as a result" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Donald Trump ) : "He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government," "Unlike others, he is apparently not leaving the Trump Administration on principle" External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : "Nearly 20 years after 9/11, we still clearly have massive gaps in the Federal Government's terrorism preparedness and response capabilities," "It is more clear than ever that President Trump is a direct threat to the homeland each remaining minute he is in power" External link

qt Tuesday, January 12, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” External link

latimes Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” “Our homeland security has diminished as a result” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Even a member of Congress that commits a crime, you know, they expel from the body,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : “Nearly twenty years after 9/11, we still clearly have massive gaps in the federal government’s terrorism preparedness and response capabilities,” “It is more clear than ever that President Trump is a direct threat to the homeland each remaining minute he is in power” External link

latimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

dhakatribune Friday, January 8, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Nearly 20 years after 9/11, we still clearly have massive gaps in the federal government’s terrorism preparedness and response capabilities,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, January 8, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, January 8, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “These corporations should announce a permanent ban of his accounts. Nothing short of that will meet this moment,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, January 8, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence,” External link

timesofisrael Friday, January 8, 2021 7:11:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

digitaljournal Friday, January 8, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

afp-en Friday, January 8, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, January 8, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

afp-en Friday, January 8, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The plans should have anticipated the potential for what happened today," External link

ocala Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The plans should have anticipated the potential for what happened today," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If he puts the wrong markers down early,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If he puts the wrong markers down early,” External link

politico Tuesday, December 22, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I first wrote to you in July after DHS reached a record high number of employees that had tested positive or were in quarantine since the Department began regularly reporting such data to the Committee,” “Unfortunately, these numbers have continued to increase at an alarming rate” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If it is as bad as they say it is, then members of Congress want to know,” External link

wwlp Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I first wrote to you in July after DHS reached a record high number of employees that had tested positive or were in quarantine since the Department began regularly reporting such data to the Committee,” “Unfortunately, these numbers have continued to increase at an alarming rate” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 18, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The designation of his home is an everlasting tribute to his legacy,” External link

tribtown Friday, December 11, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “as its proposals reportedly did not meet the operational requirements of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and its prototype project came in late and over budget,” External link

bloomberg Friday, December 4, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “to award construction contracts to Fisher Sand & Gravel Co.,” External link

bloomberg Friday, December 4, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “He is a seasoned leader and veteran of DHS who will undoubtedly be ready on Day One,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about error ) : “DHS’ latest legal gymnastics won’t change the fact that department leadership made a massive error over a year ago in improperly designating an acting secretary and still can’t manage to fix it, as desperate as they are to preserve their terrible policies,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

cknw Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

globalnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : ``It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,'' External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

japantoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

fox59 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

Koat Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

al Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

wwlp Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wesh Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

news4jax Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

cleveland Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

kcci Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He's been a consummate professional" External link

startribune Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wlwt Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

oregonlive Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

syracuse Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

smh Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He's been a consummate professional" External link

CBC Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

theage Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wyff4 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He's been a consummate professional" External link

startribune Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Our country is in dire need of moral leadership that can end today’s division and hate and bring our country together,” External link

fox10tv Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Our country is in dire need of moral leadership that can end today’s division and hate and bring our country together,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Justice demands that Harvey Hill’s murderers be charged and held accountable,” External link

ara-reuters Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Justice demands that Harvey Hill’s murderers be charged and held accountable,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I think it’s the glossing over of a problem,” External link

thedailybeast Monday, October 26, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The height of reckless disregard for others was the president’s joy ride yesterday, where Secret Service agents were required to drive him around in a hermetically sealed vehicle,” ”Exposing Secret Service personnel to the virus does not just put them at risk, it puts their families and the public at risk” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The height of reckless disregard for others was the president’s ‘joyride’ yesterday where Secret Service agents were required to drive him around in a hermetically sealed vehicle. Exposing Secret Service personnel to the virus does not just put them at risk, it puts their families and the public at risk,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "We heard from the state police, local law enforcement as well our federal partners that the communications is working, but also the training and cooperation that goes with that communication," "So I'm happy to say to the citizens of this community ... they're doing exactly what we expected them to do to keep these communities safe" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "We've had more hurricanes this season than we've had in quite a while, to the point where we ran out of names," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Somebody will ask me, 'Can you guarantee that with all the money we put in, that nothing will never happen?'" "No, I can't. But I can tell you if it happens, we have trained men and women there to address whatever that tragedy is and to the extent we can bring those communities back in a reasonable period of time, we have put in that investment and the training over the years so that can happen" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The height of reckless disregard for others was the president’s joy ride yesterday, where Secret Service agents were required to drive him around in a hermetically sealed vehicle,” ”Exposing Secret Service personnel to the virus does not just put them at risk, it puts their families and the public at risk” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson says : "Fisher could potentially have been debarred from bidding on any federal contracts. But they weren't," "The president made no bones about his support for Fisher. And-- guess what? Fisher got the contract. It speaks for itself" External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Murphy ) : "Mr. Wolf's obvious and blatant disregard for Congressional oversight and his repeated failure to provide even the most basic information required by the Committee to understand the Department's actions render him unfit for confirmation as Secretary of a Cabinet-level department," External link

wmur Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Murphy ) : "Mr. Wolf's obvious and blatant disregard for Congressional oversight and his repeated failure to provide even the most basic information required by the Committee to understand the Department's actions render him unfit for confirmation as Secretary of a Cabinet-level department," External link

wyff4 Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Murphy ) : "Mr. Wolf's obvious and blatant disregard for Congressional oversight and his repeated failure to provide even the most basic information required by the Committee to understand the Department's actions render him unfit for confirmation as Secretary of a Cabinet-level department," External link

kcci Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Mr. Wolf should be here to testify as secretaries of homeland security have done before,” “Instead we have an empty chair, an appropriate metaphor for the Trump administration’s dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues” External link

nytimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Mr. Wolf should be here to testify as secretaries of homeland security have done before,” “Instead we have an empty chair, an appropriate metaphor for the Trump administration’s dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues” External link

nytimes Friday, September 18, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Mr. Wolf should be here to testify as secretaries of homeland security have done before,” “Instead we have an empty chair, an appropriate metaphor for the Trump administration’s dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues” External link

nytimes Friday, September 18, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "As the person running the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Wolf should be here to testify, as secretaries of Homeland Security have done before. Instead, we have an empty chair -- an appropriate metaphor for the Trump Administration's dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues," External link

fox10tv Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Regrettably, he has chosen to defy the subpoena and refuses to come before the Committee after committing to do so should appall every Member of this Committee," External link

fox10tv Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "should appall every member of this committee," External link

npr Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Nineteen years after the attacks of 9/11, we continue to face grave threats to the homeland. From the coronavirus pandemic to the rise of right-wing extremism to ongoing election interference, there are urgent threats requiring our attention,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The Committee has not only the authority, but also an obligation to execute its Constitutional oversight responsibilities regarding Mr. Wolf’s decisions and the Department’s actions in securing the homeland," External link

politico Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "Moreover, while the relied upon practice may be reasonable in circumstances where the nominee has only served in an 'acting' capacity for a short period of time, that is not your situation. The Department has been without a Senate-confirmed Secretary for 17 months," External link

politico Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I continue to have concerns that facial-recognition technologies have known inherent racial biases and are unable to accurately and consistently process people of color,” “It is apparent that facial-recognition camera systems malfunction too often to be effective in the field — and these malfunctions are often due to skin color and age” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Of all the secretaries that I’ve interfaced with - and I’ve been on the committee since its inception - he’s by far the most partisan, least truthful and most resistant to oversight," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “This is an unprecedented politicization of the naturalization ceremony ― an official function of the Department of Homeland Security,” “Mr. Wolf’s participation appears to constitute engaging in political activity while acting in an official capacity. It also sets a bad example for the Department’s 240,000 employees who are required to comply with the Hatch Act” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, August 30, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "Mr. Wolf's participation appears to constitute engaging in political activity while acting in an official capacity. It also sets a bad example for the Department's 240,000 employees who are required to comply with the Hatch Act," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “This is an unprecedented politicization of the naturalization ceremony – an official function of the Department of Homeland Security,” “Mr. Wolf's participation appears to constitute engaging in political activity while acting in an official capacity” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:48:00 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 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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Brian Levin said ( about Bennie Thompson ) : “Congressman Thompson only has to establish that his contentions are correct more likely than not,” “In other words, a slight tip of that scale of justice in his favor is significantly less of a burden relating to the evidence of what one would have to prove in a criminal trial” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Cuccinelli said ( about Bennie Thompson ) : “Chairman Thompson can complain all he wants, but the facts are clear, and they are not on his side. Longstanding precedent says that pending nominees don’t testify to other committees as their nomination is pending. In light of that precedent, DHS offered to accommodate their request to hear about threats,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Andrew M Cuomo said ( about Bennie Thompson ) : “The ban on the Trusted Traveler Program hurt New Yorkers. It hurt our economy, and it was all politics, right from the beginning. You cannot use government for political exploitation,” “It’s only one in a barrage of political abuses that we’ve endured by this administration, and it has to stop. I believe there are civil damages that New York State is owed and we’ll be pursuing possible claims for that. I am also calling on Speaker Pelosi, Congressman Nadler and Congressman Bennie Thompson to do a Congressional investigation on this. Government is not a political tool” External link

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Bennie Thompson tells : “It’s a national security issue from the perspective that American citizens are at risk … our mission at Homeland, specifically with FEMA, is to respond when state and local resources have failed to take care of their citizens,” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson says ( about Houston Texas ) : “There are some federal requirements that we have in every other state except Texas, and so it’s just for that purpose. We have the requirements so exactly what happened in Texas wouldn’t happen,” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson says : “normally this is a seamless process,” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson adds : “Mayor Turner in Houston has made shelters available to the extent that he can. His situation is of such that local assets won’t provide enough support for that situation,” “That’s where the state comes in and the state says, OK, we’re here, but we need help. And that’s where the federal government comes in. Normally, it’s a seamless process, but in this instance, it’s not. And it’s only the good people of Texas who are suffering” External link

thegrio Saturday, February 20, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson told : "All I wanted to do was do my job, and the insurrection that occurred prevented me from doing that," External link

newsday-USA Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson told : “All I wanted to do was do my job, and the insurrection that occurred prevented me from doing that,” External link

taipeitimes Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “What I saw on Jan. 6 is not what people who have fought and died for down through the years,” External link

israelnationalnews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 6:09:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : “We must hold (Trump) accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned. Failure to do so will only invite this type of authoritarianism for the anti-democratic forces on the far right that are so intent on destroying our country,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, February 17, 2021 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "January 6th was one of the most shameful days in our country’s history, and it was instigated by the president himself," External link

foxnews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:29:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "January 6th was one of the most shameful days in our country's history, and it was instigated by the President himself. His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger," External link

haberler-en Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger,” “It is by the slimmest of luck that the outcome was not deadlier. While the majority of Republicans in the Senate abdicated their responsibility to hold the president accountable, we must hold him accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned. Failure to do so will only invite this type of authoritarianism for the anti-democratic forces on the far right that are so intent on destroying our country” External link

washtimes Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “January 6th was one of the most shameful days in our country’s history, and it was instigated by the President himself. His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger. It is by the slimmest of luck that the outcome was not deadlier. While the majority of Republicans in the Senate abdicated their responsibility to hold the President accountable, we must hold him accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned. Failure to do so will only invite this type of authoritarianism for the anti-democratic forces on the far right that are so intent on destroying our country,” External link

yubanet Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “While the majority of Republicans in the Senate abdicated their responsibility to hold the President accountable, we must hold him accountable for the insurrection that he so blatantly planned,” External link

politico Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:28:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Jan. 6 was one of the most shameful days in our country’s history, and it was instigated by the president himself,” “His gleeful support of violent white supremacists led to a breach of the Capitol that put my life, and that of my colleagues, in grave danger” External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:25:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "A lot of them mask themselves under some guise of being patriots or some form of citizen, but the question is, what do they advocate? It's violence. It's overthrowing legitimately elected officials," External link

sentinelsource Monday, February 15, 2021 8:58:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "A lot of them mask themselves under some guise of being patriots or some form of citizen, but the question is, what do they advocate? It's violence. It's overthrowing legitimately elected officials," External link

nationmultimedia Monday, February 15, 2021 3:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “But given the importance of this national security cabinet post, he should have been confirmed on day one of the Biden Administration,” External link

workpermit Sunday, February 7, 2021 11:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s obvious that [Section] 230 we’ll look at,” “If the companies don’t assume the interest in policing their own platforms, then you leave government no choice” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:24:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added ( about Yvette D Clarke ) : “As we continue to learn more about the wide-spread cyber campaign targeting federal networks and certain critical infrastructure, there will be a great deal of work ahead to mature our federal network security programmes, implement robust chain risk-management practices, and evolve the partnership between the Federal government and the private sector,” “I have every confidence Representative Clarke is the right person for the job” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “We have to mitigate the success of individuals and lone wolves that decide they want to go out in a blaze of glory,” “I’ve seen the work of communities who want to make themselves safe, so I encourage you to use the mantra of making all communities safe, not just one particular community” External link

haaretz Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:49:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The domestic terrorism attack on our Capitol earlier this month shined a light on a threat that has been right in front of our faces for years,” External link

guardian Thursday, January 28, 2021 4:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I am glad to see that DHS fully recognizes the threat posed by violent, right-wing extremists, and is taking efforts to communicate that threat to the American people,” External link

themalaymailonline Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I am glad to see that DHS fully recognizes the threat posed by violent, right-wing extremists, and is taking efforts to communicate that threat to the American people," External link

afp-en Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "I am glad to see that DHS fully recognizes the threat posed by violent, right-wing extremists, and is taking efforts to communicate that threat to the American people," External link

CBSnews Thursday, January 28, 2021 12:36:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Not only should they resign, but law enforcement must also be alerted,” External link

politico Saturday, January 16, 2021 12:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” “Our homeland security has diminished as a result” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Donald Trump ) : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” External link

sentinelsource Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:40:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "This should include all individuals identified as having entered the Capitol building – an intrusion which threatened the safety of Members of Congress and staff and served as an attack on our Nation," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:09:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "This should include all individuals identified as having entered the Capitol building – an intrusion which threatened the safety of Members of Congress and staff and served as an attack on our Nation," External link

ibtimes-sg Tuesday, January 12, 2021 5:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson added ( about President Trump ) : "The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer," "Our homeland security has diminished as a result" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:19:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about Donald Trump ) : "He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government," "Unlike others, he is apparently not leaving the Trump Administration on principle" External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : "Nearly 20 years after 9/11, we still clearly have massive gaps in the Federal Government's terrorism preparedness and response capabilities," "It is more clear than ever that President Trump is a direct threat to the homeland each remaining minute he is in power" External link

qt Tuesday, January 12, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” External link

latimes Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “He has chosen to resign during a time of national crisis and when domestic terrorists may be planning additional attacks on our government,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : “The Trump Administration too often used the Department as a political weapon, left countless senior leadership positions vacant, and let morale suffer,” “Our homeland security has diminished as a result” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Even a member of Congress that commits a crime, you know, they expel from the body,” External link

usaToday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about President Trump ) : “Nearly twenty years after 9/11, we still clearly have massive gaps in the federal government’s terrorism preparedness and response capabilities,” “It is more clear than ever that President Trump is a direct threat to the homeland each remaining minute he is in power” External link

latimes Saturday, January 9, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

dhakatribune Friday, January 8, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Nearly 20 years after 9/11, we still clearly have massive gaps in the federal government’s terrorism preparedness and response capabilities,” External link

taipeitimes Friday, January 8, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, January 8, 2021 2:40:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “These corporations should announce a permanent ban of his accounts. Nothing short of that will meet this moment,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, January 8, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence,” External link

timesofisrael Friday, January 8, 2021 7:11:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

digitaljournal Friday, January 8, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

afp-en Friday, January 8, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, January 8, 2021 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It was well known that extremist groups, some of whom desire to foment civil war, were planning violence," External link

afp-en Friday, January 8, 2021 12:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The plans should have anticipated the potential for what happened today," External link

ocala Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The plans should have anticipated the potential for what happened today," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:03:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If he puts the wrong markers down early,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If he puts the wrong markers down early,” External link

politico Tuesday, December 22, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I first wrote to you in July after DHS reached a record high number of employees that had tested positive or were in quarantine since the Department began regularly reporting such data to the Committee,” “Unfortunately, these numbers have continued to increase at an alarming rate” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “If it is as bad as they say it is, then members of Congress want to know,” External link

wwlp Saturday, December 19, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “I first wrote to you in July after DHS reached a record high number of employees that had tested positive or were in quarantine since the Department began regularly reporting such data to the Committee,” “Unfortunately, these numbers have continued to increase at an alarming rate” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 18, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The designation of his home is an everlasting tribute to his legacy,” External link

tribtown Friday, December 11, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “as its proposals reportedly did not meet the operational requirements of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and its prototype project came in late and over budget,” External link

bloomberg Friday, December 4, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “to award construction contracts to Fisher Sand & Gravel Co.,” External link

bloomberg Friday, December 4, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “He is a seasoned leader and veteran of DHS who will undoubtedly be ready on Day One,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:38:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said ( about error ) : “DHS’ latest legal gymnastics won’t change the fact that department leadership made a massive error over a year ago in improperly designating an acting secretary and still can’t manage to fix it, as desperate as they are to preserve their terrible policies,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

cknw Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

globalnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:35:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : ``It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,'' External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

thehimalayantimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

japantoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:45:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

suntimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

fox59 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

watoday Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

Koat Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

theherald-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

al Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

wwlp Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wesh Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

news4jax Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:02:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

cleveland Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

siouxcityjournal Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

kcci Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He's been a consummate professional" External link

startribune Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wlwt Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:50:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

oregonlive Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

syracuse Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

smh Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He's been a consummate professional" External link

CBC Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

theage Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” External link

wyff4 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

bangordailynews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:13:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “It’s a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled,” “I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He’s been a consummate professional” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "It's a shame if someone with his talent is all of a sudden, muzzled," "I have not seen a partisan bone in his body. He's been a consummate professional" External link

startribune Wednesday, November 18, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Our country is in dire need of moral leadership that can end today’s division and hate and bring our country together,” External link

fox10tv Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Our country is in dire need of moral leadership that can end today’s division and hate and bring our country together,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:16:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Justice demands that Harvey Hill’s murderers be charged and held accountable,” External link

ara-reuters Tuesday, November 3, 2020 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Justice demands that Harvey Hill’s murderers be charged and held accountable,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I think it’s the glossing over of a problem,” External link

thedailybeast Monday, October 26, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The height of reckless disregard for others was the president’s joy ride yesterday, where Secret Service agents were required to drive him around in a hermetically sealed vehicle,” ”Exposing Secret Service personnel to the virus does not just put them at risk, it puts their families and the public at risk” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 6, 2020 7:11:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The height of reckless disregard for others was the president’s ‘joyride’ yesterday where Secret Service agents were required to drive him around in a hermetically sealed vehicle. Exposing Secret Service personnel to the virus does not just put them at risk, it puts their families and the public at risk,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "We heard from the state police, local law enforcement as well our federal partners that the communications is working, but also the training and cooperation that goes with that communication," "So I'm happy to say to the citizens of this community ... they're doing exactly what we expected them to do to keep these communities safe" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "We've had more hurricanes this season than we've had in quite a while, to the point where we ran out of names," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Somebody will ask me, 'Can you guarantee that with all the money we put in, that nothing will never happen?'" "No, I can't. But I can tell you if it happens, we have trained men and women there to address whatever that tragedy is and to the extent we can bring those communities back in a reasonable period of time, we have put in that investment and the training over the years so that can happen" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “The height of reckless disregard for others was the president’s joy ride yesterday, where Secret Service agents were required to drive him around in a hermetically sealed vehicle,” ”Exposing Secret Service personnel to the virus does not just put them at risk, it puts their families and the public at risk” External link

nytimes Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson says : "Fisher could potentially have been debarred from bidding on any federal contracts. But they weren't," "The president made no bones about his support for Fisher. And-- guess what? Fisher got the contract. It speaks for itself" External link

CBSnews Saturday, September 26, 2020 1:09:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Murphy ) : "Mr. Wolf's obvious and blatant disregard for Congressional oversight and his repeated failure to provide even the most basic information required by the Committee to understand the Department's actions render him unfit for confirmation as Secretary of a Cabinet-level department," External link

wmur Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Murphy ) : "Mr. Wolf's obvious and blatant disregard for Congressional oversight and his repeated failure to provide even the most basic information required by the Committee to understand the Department's actions render him unfit for confirmation as Secretary of a Cabinet-level department," External link

wyff4 Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote ( about Mr Murphy ) : "Mr. Wolf's obvious and blatant disregard for Congressional oversight and his repeated failure to provide even the most basic information required by the Committee to understand the Department's actions render him unfit for confirmation as Secretary of a Cabinet-level department," External link

kcci Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Mr. Wolf should be here to testify as secretaries of homeland security have done before,” “Instead we have an empty chair, an appropriate metaphor for the Trump administration’s dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues” External link

nytimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Mr. Wolf should be here to testify as secretaries of homeland security have done before,” “Instead we have an empty chair, an appropriate metaphor for the Trump administration’s dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues” External link

nytimes Friday, September 18, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Mr. Wolf should be here to testify as secretaries of homeland security have done before,” “Instead we have an empty chair, an appropriate metaphor for the Trump administration’s dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues” External link

nytimes Friday, September 18, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "As the person running the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Wolf should be here to testify, as secretaries of Homeland Security have done before. Instead, we have an empty chair -- an appropriate metaphor for the Trump Administration's dereliction on so many of these critical homeland security issues," External link

fox10tv Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Regrettably, he has chosen to defy the subpoena and refuses to come before the Committee after committing to do so should appall every Member of this Committee," External link

fox10tv Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "should appall every member of this committee," External link

npr Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “Nineteen years after the attacks of 9/11, we continue to face grave threats to the homeland. From the coronavirus pandemic to the rise of right-wing extremism to ongoing election interference, there are urgent threats requiring our attention,” External link

foxnews Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "The Committee has not only the authority, but also an obligation to execute its Constitutional oversight responsibilities regarding Mr. Wolf’s decisions and the Department’s actions in securing the homeland," External link

politico Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson added : "Moreover, while the relied upon practice may be reasonable in circumstances where the nominee has only served in an 'acting' capacity for a short period of time, that is not your situation. The Department has been without a Senate-confirmed Secretary for 17 months," External link

politico Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : “I continue to have concerns that facial-recognition technologies have known inherent racial biases and are unable to accurately and consistently process people of color,” “It is apparent that facial-recognition camera systems malfunction too often to be effective in the field — and these malfunctions are often due to skin color and age” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson said : "Of all the secretaries that I’ve interfaced with - and I’ve been on the committee since its inception - he’s by far the most partisan, least truthful and most resistant to oversight," External link

news-yahoo Friday, September 4, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “This is an unprecedented politicization of the naturalization ceremony ― an official function of the Department of Homeland Security,” “Mr. Wolf’s participation appears to constitute engaging in political activity while acting in an official capacity. It also sets a bad example for the Department’s 240,000 employees who are required to comply with the Hatch Act” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Sunday, August 30, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : "Mr. Wolf's participation appears to constitute engaging in political activity while acting in an official capacity. It also sets a bad example for the Department's 240,000 employees who are required to comply with the Hatch Act," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Bennie Thompson wrote : “This is an unprecedented politicization of the naturalization ceremony – an official function of the Department of Homeland Security,” “Mr. Wolf's participation appears to constitute engaging in political activity while acting in an official capacity” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:48:00 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 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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congressman14.29%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
member10.20%EN10/11/201711/10/2017
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Bennie ThompsonEN80.57%
Bennie ThompsonEU9.48%
Bennie ThompsonFR9.48%
Bennie ThompsonPT0.47%
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Brian Levin said ( about Bennie Thompson ) : “Congressman Thompson only has to establish that his contentions are correct more likely than not,” “In other words, a slight tip of that scale of justice in his favor is significantly less of a burden relating to the evidence of what one would have to prove in a criminal trial” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Cuccinelli said ( about Bennie Thompson ) : “Chairman Thompson can complain all he wants, but the facts are clear, and they are not on his side. Longstanding precedent says that pending nominees don’t testify to other committees as their nomination is pending. In light of that precedent, DHS offered to accommodate their request to hear about threats,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:53:00 PM EAT

Andrew M Cuomo said ( about Bennie Thompson ) : “The ban on the Trusted Traveler Program hurt New Yorkers. It hurt our economy, and it was all politics, right from the beginning. You cannot use government for political exploitation,” “It’s only one in a barrage of political abuses that we’ve endured by this administration, and it has to stop. I believe there are civil damages that New York State is owed and we’ll be pursuing possible claims for that. I am also calling on Speaker Pelosi, Congressman Nadler and Congressman Bennie Thompson to do a Congressional investigation on this. Government is not a political tool” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 24, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT