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Thompson to Chair Hearing on Terror Plot

January 7, 2010 (WASHINGTON) – On Wednesday, January 27th, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, will hold a hearing on the December 25 terror plot. The full committee hearing, entitled “Flight 253: Learning Lessons from an Averted Tragedy,” will occur at 10am in 311 Cannon House Office building. A witness list will follow.

Chairman Thompson released the following statement noticing the hearing:

“The Administration’s review of Christmas Day terror plot is still underway. This hearing will give us a unique opportunity to provide the public with insight on this event and the security failures that led to what the President has appropriately labeled a systemic failure. Our Homeland Security resources must come together to ensure that an incident like this does not occur again.”

House Homeland Security Committee Hearing:

Flight 253: Learning Lessons from an Averted Tragedy

10 a.m.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

311 Cannon House Office Building

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Please contact Dena Graziano or Adam Comis at (202) 225-9978

Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS)

Rep. Bennie G. Thompson

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