The Trump Administration Is Combating Hate-Fueled Domestic Terrorism
What You Need To Know | The Trump Administration Is Combating Hate-Fueled Domestic Terrorism
“In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy. These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America. Hatred warps the mind, ravages the heart, and devours the soul. We have asked the FBI to identify all further resources they need to investigate and disrupt hate crimes and domestic terrorism — whatever they need.” – President Donald J. Trump
President Trump is committed to combatting the hate-fueled violence of domestic terrorism.
- In his remarks yesterday, President Trump made abundantly clear that “hate has no place in America.”
- The President announced he has “asked the FBI to identify all further resources they need to investigate and disrupt hate crimes and domestic terrorism — whatever they need.”
Watch the President’s remarks HERE
Under President Trump, federal law enforcement officers are working vigilantly to confront the threat of domestic terrorism and keep our citizens and communities safe.
- As Director Chris Wray recently attested, the FBI is using all investigative techniques and methods at their disposal to combat terrorist threats—including domestic terrorism.
- In May, the FBI reported investigating some 850 domestic terrorism cases.
- Efforts by Federal law enforcement officers have succeeded in breaking-up and preventing acts of potential domestic terrorism before they can happen.
- Last year, FBI investigations led to the arrest of around 120 domestic terrorism suspects.
- Earlier this year, the FBI established the Domestic Terrorism-Hate Crimes Fusion Cell to target domestic terrorism influenced by hate.
- This force is made up of subject matter exports across the FBI.
- These professionals are tasked with bolstering ongoing investigations and facilitating seamless information sharing to help stop future attacks.
- The Department of Justice has launched a centralized website to educate the public on hate crimes and encourage reporting.
- The FBI has conducted hundreds of seminars, workshops, and training with law enforcement around to country to improve reporting on hate crimes.