This overview of the federal government’s powers to pursue domestic terrorists provides context for recent, renewed policy debates about how best to address this issue.
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If convicted, the men face up to life in prison.
Hate crimes rose to the highest level in more than a decade and hate-motivated killings reached a record high since reporting began in the 1990s.Hate crimes rose to the highest level in more than a decade and hate-motivated killings reached a record high since reporting began in the 1990s.
The FBI has charged six men with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. The complaint alleges that the individuals— Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta—are members of a militia that this year began planning to “participate in attacks against the government” and “kidnapping politicians.” The men in July 2020 began explicitly planning to abduct Gov.
On Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on threats to the homeland.
How have state and federal prosecutors have addressed the ever-growing threat of white supremacist violence?
The investigation as it developed should not have been conducted by a federal prosecutor, and Attorney General Barr’s public commentary has seriously (and somewhat mysteriously) damaged the credibility of whatever Durham uncovers.
Under the logic of the government’s motion to dismiss the charges against Michael Flynn, the FBI can’t investigate whether someone is a Russian agent unless it already has evidence that the person is a Russian agent.
Once again, the FBI is seeking Apple’s help in unlocking phones in a counterterrorism case. But this time, Apple is technically incapable of providing assistance.
The inspector general’s findings on the Carter Page FISA applications are actually worse than the president’s defenders understand—precisely because Michael Horowitz did not find any kind of political conspiracy.