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Wed May 12, 2021, 01:08 PM

Top law enforcement officials say the biggest domestic terror threat comes from white supremacists.

Source: New York Times


By Eileen Sullivan and Katie Benner
May 12, 2021, 12:27 p.m. ET

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas told senators on Wednesday that the greatest domestic threat facing the United States comes from what they both called “racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists.”

“Specifically those who advocate for the superiority of the white race,” Mr. Garland told the Senate Appropriations Committee.

The cabinet secretaries’ appearances marked a dramatic shift from the tone of the Trump administration, when the threat from white supremacists and similar groups was deliberately downplayed, in part to elevate the profile of what former President Donald J. Trump described as violent threats from radical left-wing groups.

Last year, the former head of homeland security’s intelligence branch filed a whistle-blower complaint in which he accused the department of blocking an intelligence report about the threat of violent racism and described white supremacists as having been “exceptionally lethal in their abhorrent targeted attacks in recent years.”

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/12/us/politics/domestic-terror-white-supremacists.html

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Reply Top law enforcement officials say the biggest domestic terror threat comes from white supremacists. (Original post)
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Wed May 12, 2021, 01:09 PM

1. Kick

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Wed May 12, 2021, 01:19 PM

2. Not news, all of us already knew that the Republican party is the countries biggest threat.

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Wed May 12, 2021, 08:52 PM

3. "If you refuse to speak its name, how can you fight it?"

Say it, Republicans: "Right wing extremist terrorism."

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Thu May 13, 2021, 02:44 AM

4. K&R

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