House Democrats are calling on the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to address renewed concerns over the incidence of white supremacy and other extremist affiliations among members of the military.
Christopher Hasson allegedly compiled a list of targets including a number of Democratic politicians and left-leaning political commentators. The names on the list include “Sen blumen jew” and “poca warren.”
The murder of 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday has brought new attention to Gab, the social media service created by Andrew Torba that bills itself as pro-free speech and serves as a gathering place for white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other extremist figures online, and counted among its
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters Monday that it was “offensive” to imply that the administration had a “policy” of separating parents from children at the border — even though it was the stated purpose of the controversial change in enforcement procedures put in place by the