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Chairman Thompson Issues Statement on President Trump Ending His Shutdown

Jan 25, 2019 - Targeted News Service

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Mississippi, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump's decision to sign a three-week continuing resolution to fund the federal government and end his shutdown:

"Finally, President Trump has come to his senses and has agreed to end his ridiculous shutdown. The fact that he allowed our frontline workers at the Department of Homeland Security to be unpaid for over a month still defies comprehension.

"Th...