Justice Department Official Explains Spike in Domestic Terrorism Cases Since Early 2020

A Justice Department official on July 28 revealed what is prompting the spike in domestic terrorism incidents across the United States.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security Matt Olsen testified before the House Judiciary Committee regarding national security threats where he told House lawmakers that “the number of FBI investigations of suspected domestic violent extremism has more than doubled since the spring of 2020,” adding that the threat from domestic extremists is “persistent, complex, and continues to evolve.”
Olsen said that nearly 900 people have been arrested so far in the investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol breach.
“We have arrested and charged more than 860 individuals in nearly all 50 States who took part in the Capitol assault,” Olsen told lawmakers, adding that over “350 individuals have either pled guilty or were found guilty at trial.”…

Read the full post at The Epoch Times.

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