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Aug 25, 2021 Press Release

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.

Aug 12, 2021 Press Release

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.

Aug 6, 2021 Press Release

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:

Aug 3, 2021 Press Release

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.

Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

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.

 

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chairman Bennie G. Thompson and Members of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol will hold a Congressional hearing on Tuesday, July 27th, at 9:30 a.m. in 310 Cannon House Office Building, to hear first-hand from members of the U.S. Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department. 

 

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