Biden orders evaluation of home extremism menace in US

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has directed his intelligence neighborhood to review the specter of home extremism in the USA, an enterprise being launched weeks after a violent mob loyal to Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.

The disclosure Friday by White Home press secretary Jen Psaki is a stark acknowledgment of the nationwide safety menace that officers see as posed by American extremists motivated to violence by extremist ideology. The involvement of the director of nationwide intelligence, an workplace created after the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults to forestall worldwide terrorism, means that American authorities are inspecting how one can pivot to a extra concerted concentrate on violence from radical extremists at residence.


FBI Director Chris Wray has mentioned that, over the past yr, essentially the most deadly violence has come from anti-government activists, resembling anarchists and militia-types.

“The rise of home violent extremism is a critical and rising nationwide safety menace,” Psaki mentioned.



Eric Tucker, The Related Press