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House passes domestic terrorism bill in mostly party-line vote

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

The House passed a bill mostly along party lines on Wednesday that seeks to create domestic terrorism offices throughout the U.S. government, just days after a gunman fatally shot 10 people in Buffalo, N.Y., in an incident that President Biden called “domestic terrorism.”
The bill, dubbed the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, passed in an 222-203 vote, with one Republican bucking party leadership and voting for the legislation.
The legislation specifically calls for the formation of domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security , Department of Justice and FBI that...
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House passes domestic terrorism bill after Buffalo shooting

House passes domestic terrorism bill after Buffalo shooting

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Days after Buffalo mass shooting, the House approves a bill to fight domestic terror

Days after Buffalo mass shooting, the House approves a bill to fight domestic terror

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The bill creates offices at DOJ, DHS, and the FBI to track domestic terror threats. GOP lawmakers argue it could allow federal officials to ensnare parents, a charge DOJ rejects.
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