July 27, 2021
Homeland Security Chair Thompson presses effort to reform, rather than dismantle, DHS
House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) at a hearing called on congressional leaders to give his panel adequate authority to carry out sweeping reforms of the Department of Homeland Security, as an alternative to growing calls to spin off DHS’ component pieces including the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
“Some have embraced the notion DHS must that be dismantled, but that is not the answer. Instead, we must reform DHS to enhance accountability and transparency, earn Americans’ trust, and...