House Homeland Chair Calls For Reform Of DHS Oversight
Law360 (October 2, 2020, 10:32 PM EDT) -- Citing delayed emergency responses, low public trust and widespread calls for reform, the chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security called on Congress to centralize oversight of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
In testimony before the House Committee on Rules during its Members' Day hearing Thursday, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., referenced a slew of policy reports critiquing his committee's limited jurisdictional statement, which he said grants supervision over just six DHS activities — a limited role he said prevents adequate oversight of the controversial department.
"DHS does not need dismantling, it needs reforming. But for that to happen, the...
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