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U.S. Homeland Security officials issues domestic terrorist warnings

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Some Michigan members of Congress say they want more clarity about security procedures on Capitol Hill.

That comes as U.S. Homeland Security officials are issuing a warning that domestic terrorists are targeting elected officials and government facilities. 

In a zoom call with the Economic Club of Washington D.C., Dearborn Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Dingell said she’s long been in the cross-hairs of some claiming to support former President Trump. 

“I’ve been in his hate tunnel for a couple of years, where I’ve had the militia in front of my house…where my antenna is always up. They’re trying to make my life uncomfortable. I don’t think any of us really realized how serious it was, what the threats were.” 

Homeland Security officials say the recent attack on the U-S Capitol appears to have em-boldened “violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition.” 

It’s the first time the department has issued such a warning in about a year.