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US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

 

January 28, 2021

Julio Cortez, Associated Press

Trump supporters tried to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6.

WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin Wednesday warning of the lingering potential for violence from people motivated by antigovernment sentiment after President Joe Biden's election, suggesting the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol may embolden extremists and set the stage for additional attacks.

The department did not cite any specific plots, but pointed to "a heightened threat environment across the United States" that it believes "will persist" for weeks after Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration.

It is not uncommon for the federal government to warn local law enforcement through bulletins about the prospect for violence tied to a particular event or date, such as July 4.

https://www.startribune.com/us-terrorism-alert-warns-of-politically-motivated-violence/600015700/

 

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