Attorney General Merrick Garland Testifies Before Senate on Domestic Violent Extremism

Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee on efforts to combat… read more

Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee on efforts to combat domestic violent extremism. In his opening statement, Attorney General Garland said, “Domestic violent extremists pose an elevated threat in 2021.” When asked about the top domestic terrorist threats, both officials agreed that white supremacists remain “the most persistent and lethal threat” in the homeland. Throughout the hearing, lawmakers asked about the investigation of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, border security, the role of social media in self radicalization, and the recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. close

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Attorney General Merrick Garland Testifies Before Senate on Domestic Violent Extremism

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Senate Committee
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SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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