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Prosecuting Domestic Terrorism Is Notoriously Difficult. This New Team of Lawyers Is Trying Anyway

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

A year after thousands of pro-Trump rioters invaded the U.S. Capitol by brute force, the Biden Administration has a new tool to battle the growing problem of violent extremism inside America. ​​A new unit is taking shape within the Justice Department: a team of attorneys exclusively dedicated to investigating domestic terrorism, tightening the focus of the U.S. national security apparatus on extremism coming from within the country's borders, rather than overseas.
“The threat posed by domestic terrorism is on the rise,” Matthew Olsen, the head of the Department's National Security...
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