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Biden ordered a review of domestic extremism in the US after the Capitol siege, but a number of political, legal, and cultural obstacles lie ahead

President Joe Biden on Friday said several intelligence departments would be working together to assess domestic terrorism. There have been calls to expand state security in light of the January 6 Capitol siege. However, those efforts face some legal and cultural obstacles. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President […]
Biden ordered a review of domestic extremism in the US after the Capitol siege, but a number of political, legal, and cultural obstacles lie ahead
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I was in DC for the inauguration. The overwhelming security state felt disturbingly similar to the worst parts of the post-9/11 response.

Being in DC for the inauguration reminded me of the days immediately after 9/11. Americans were rightfully traumatized, but we almost immediately began surrendering our civil liberties in the name of “security” and “counterterrorism.” A military occupation in the nation’s capital, and calls for sweeping new surveillance and law enforcement […]
I was in DC for the inauguration. The overwhelming security state felt disturbingly similar to the worst parts of the post-9/11 response.
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is leading the progressive opposition to a massive expansion of the security state in the wake of the deadly Capitol attack by Trump supporters. A member of the House Democrats’ “Squad,” Tlaib warned that marginalised groups are typically the selected targets of law enforcement. Tlaib spoke with […]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack
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EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ‘hanging in there’ as Trump encourages supporters to ‘lock her up’ after the FBI thwarted a right-wing plot to kidnap and execute her

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Business Insider she was “hanging in there” after the FBI foiled a right-wing plot to kidnap and assassinate her. “That’s my phrase for 2020,” she said, adding that she was “appalled” when President Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to “lock her up” just 10 days […]
EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ‘hanging in there’ as Trump encourages supporters to ‘lock her up’ after the FBI thwarted a right-wing plot to kidnap and execute her
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FBI ‘has no intelligence’ indicating antifa was linked to weekend violence in the George Floyd protests, despite Trump and Republicans’ claims

The FBI has “no intelligence” indicating that “antifa” was involved in violence over the weekend related to protests following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, The Nation reported. President Donald Trump, Attorney […]
FBI ‘has no intelligence’ indicating antifa was linked to weekend violence in the George Floyd protests, despite Trump and Republicans’ claims