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 : #SmallBusiness owners gave Mississippi an A+ this year, ranking third in Thumbtacks small business friendliness survey. We’re always proud to support our small businesses – theyre a big reason why #Mississippi is such an amazing place to live! bit.ly/ThumbtackSurvey #MSWorks

Twitter Web App : 55 years ago, Fannie Lou Hamer did the unthinkable & challenged Mississippis all-white delegation for the Democratic National Convention. While she was unsuccessful, she drew national attention and four years later, became Mississippis first Black delegate since Reconstruction.

Twitter Web App : Telling Black women to get better jobs in order to secure #equalpay is ignoring the truth about pay disparities. Discriminatory attitudes in the workplace can lead to women being pushed out of fields with higher wages or lead to them being underpaid in both high & low-wage jobs.

iPhone : We must make sure rural communities have the same access to healthcare as urban areas. I thank Congressman Guest and the healthcare community for joining with me to address the challenges and discuss opportunities for future innovations. #RuralHealthcareSummit2019

Twitter Web App : Yesterday, Acting Secretary Kevin K. McAleenan accepted my invitation to come to Jackson to address the Homeland Security Advisory Councils Subcommittee for the Prevention of Targeted Violence Against Faith-Based Communities.

Twitter Web App : Today we mourn an American treasure, the great Toni Morrison. Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. May she rest in power. #ToniMorrison

Twitter Web App : This is on the Senate. House Democrats passed bills to strengthen background checks six months ago. Mitch McConnell needs to call an emergency Senate session to vote on them. Nearly 30 people died this weekend. #NotOneMore #EnoughIsEnough