Bolton, MS & Wilson, WY - Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) announced that John Wood, a former United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri and senior Bush Administration official, will serve as Senior Investigative Counsel for the January 6th Select Committee and Of Counsel to the Vice Chair.
Bolton, MS—Chairman Bennie G. Thompson today announced that he has named Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) to serve as the Vice Chair of the Select Committee.
Bolton, MS—Today, Chairman Bennie G. Thompson announced that the Select Committee is demanding records related to the January 6th violent attack on the U.S. Capitol from 15 social media companies.
Bolton, MS—Today, Chairman Bennie G. Thompson announced the Select Committee’s first round of demands for records as the committee expands its investigation into the January 6th violent attack on the U.S. Capitol and its causes.
Bolton, MS—Chairman Bennie G. Thompson today announced that Timothy J. Heaphy, University Counsel at the University of Virginia, will take a leave of absence from his position to serve as Chief Investigative Counsel for the Select Committee. Mr. Heaphy previously served as United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia.
Bolton, MS—Chairman Bennie G. Thompson today made the following statement regarding former Representative Denver Riggleman and Homeland Security Department Principal Deputy General Counsel Joseph Maher joining the nonpartisan Select Committee’s senior staff:
Bolton, MS—Chairman Bennie G. Thompson today made the following statement regarding the deaths of Metropolitan Police Department Officers Gunther Hashida and Kyle DeFreytag:
“My heart breaks at the loss of Officers Hashida and DeFreytag. Their families and loved ones have my deepest condolences and I wish them strength in this tragic moment.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, today announced senior staff for the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol.