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Fueled by the US Capitol siege, violent extremists with 'political grievances' will likely pose the 'greatest domestic terrorism threats in 2021,' intelligence report says

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

In this Jan. 6, 2021 photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File
In a report released in the wake of the violent siege on the US Capitol, US intelligence agencies warned that violent extremists with "political grievances" are likely to pose the "greatest domestic terrorism threats in 2021."
The report said the Capitol siege is viewed as a success by some extremists and will likely inspire more violence, particularly against lawmakers, journalists, law enforcement, and racial, ethnic and religious minorities.
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National Guard asks people to please stop trying to give it donations, after photos of National Guardsmen sleeping on the floor of the Capitol spread on social media

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 13: A member of the National Guard reads Atlas Shrugged in the Capitol Visitor Center as the House debates an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
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The National Guard said Wednesday that it is not capable of accepting donations.
The statement came after some were moved to donate after seeing photos of National Guard members sleeping on the floor of the US Capitol.
The National Guard assured the public that its members have proper sleeping quarters.
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Trump disavows 'political violence' at 'the incursion of the US Capitol' in new video released by White House, but does not concede

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump
The White House
In pretaped remarks from the Oval Office, President Donald Trump made another attempt to condemn the violence from the deadly insurrection he incited on January 6.
Trump described the event as "the incursion of the US Capitol," and used more stern language than before in calling out those involved.
"No true supporter of mine could ever endorse political violence," Trump said. "No true supporter of mine could ever disrespect law enforcement or our great American flag."
Trump did not concede in the video, which was tweeted out by the official White...
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