Bennie G. Thompson (@BennieGThompson )

Bennie G. Thompson

Bio Husband. Father. Grandfather. Avid hunter. Proudly serving #MS02 in Congress. | Chairman of @HomelandDems. | Follow my Instagram: @benniegthompson.
Location Bolton, Mississippi
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Account created 14-10-2009 20:47:03
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Twitter Web App : Every time we meet with students & families, we hear the same thing: college is far from being affordable. Now we are putting an end to years of Republican inaction by introducing the #CollegeAffordabilityAct.

Twitter Web App : China made about $19.1 billion in U.S. agricultural purchases in 2017. In 2018 that number fell to $9.1 billion and $8 billion through August 2019. However, soybean futures have climbed in October, but prices are up just 0.53% year to date and 0.83% year over year. #MSAG

iPhone : HUGE thanks to our amazing participants & trainers for a successful Advocacy & Campaign Training workshop this weekend! Thanks as well to the City of #Atlanta for welcoming us! Next stop...#LosAngeles! #tomorrowsleaders #2020

iPhone : “Grab 'em by the pu*%y” (women).

“Sh*thole countries” (African nations).

“Drug smugglers and rapists” (Mexican immigrants).

“Sons of bitc$es” (Black NFL players).

And this guy says IMPEACHMENT is an ugly word?

Laughable.

iPhone : My daughter, Shaunna George, has decided to serve her country in addition to attending one of Mississippi’s fine universities. I salute you!!! Special thanks to Retired Major General Augustus Collins and Sfc Christopher Edwards for all your support.

Twitter Web App : Glenn Johnson, an engineer technology major from Belzoni, recently shared his experience interning with FedEx of Memphis and his new part-time position with the MVSU/FedEx Logistics satellite office on campus. Read more: ow.ly/dZQr50wJ4dm #MVSU1950

Twitter Web App : TOMORROW! Visit CBP recruiters at the Congressman Bennie G. Thompson College & Career Fair in Greenville, MS, from 9AM–4PM to learn more about rewarding careers fostering our nation’s economic security. For more info: bit.ly/2npdFGC #JoinAmericasFrontline #CBPCareers

iPhone : As a Mississippian, I’ll never forget where I come from nor will I forget those like Linda Sarsour & countless others who believed in me.

Without Hamer (MLK & John Lewis), my family in Pike County wouldn’t have been able to register to vote.

Happy birthday Fannie Lou Hamer. twitter.com/benniegthompso…

iPhone : Happy Birthday to the fierce and dynamic leader, Fannie Lou Hamer! She made an indelible impression on my life and work.

“Never forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried you over.”

Twitter Web App : The assumed possible inaction of the Senate is not a reason for the House to ignore its constitutional obligation. Remaining ignorant of the lawlessness of this President and choosing not to hold him accountable would have severe consequences for generations to come.