The United States could face a heightened threat of domestic extremist violence for weeks from people angry at Donald Trump's election defeat and inspired by the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol, the Department of Homeland Security warned on Wednesday.
Former DHS counterterrorism official Elizabeth Neumann on Thursday explained to a House Homeland Security Committee why she thinks America will be fighting domestic terrorism, with inspiration points from the January attack on the Capitol, for the next 10 to 20 years.
When then-DHS analyst Daryl Johnson warned in 2009 about domestic extremist violence, he was criticized, and his report was retracted. But he has been proved right, most recently by the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan reports on Trump ally Roger Stone’s welcome at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and his response to questions about his alleged involvement with the January 6th Capitol riot.
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Senator Ted Cruz defended former President Donald Trump, and mocked Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for tweeting in January that Cuz "almost had me murdered" - a reference to suggestions that Cruz helped foment the Jan. 6 Capitol violence by Trump supporters.
United States Capitol police say that supporters of Donald Trump, who launched the deadly attack on the Capitol last month, have indicated their wish to 'blow up' the building, and possibly during a coming address by President Joe Biden. Jayson Albano reports.