Report: white supremacists the 'most persistent and lethal' threat in the US
October 16, 2020
(JTA) — A new report from the Department of Homeland Security names white supremacists as the biggest domestic terror threat in the United States.
The Homeland Threat Assessment, released on Tuesday, details an array of violent domestic threats in the United States. It also notes that, among other qualities, white supremacists are characterized by their hate of Jews, or by “their perception that the government is controlled by Jewish persons.”
It comes a week after President Donald Trump declined to denounce white supremacists from the presidential debate stage, telling the Proud Boys...