F.B.I. Director Christopher Wray says Threat of Domestic Terrrorism is on the rise"
F.B.I. Director Christopher Wray says the threat of domestic terrorism is on the rise. He says that was never more evident than the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Michigan Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin is the chair of the House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism. Slotkin says one of the ways to combat extremism and hate is through education.
She related her own experience of walking to the Capitol before the riot started.
“It was like a who's who of hate groups there was Nazi symbology you know people wearing t-shirts saying 6 million wasn't enough. If you don't have basic Holocaust education, you don't know why that stuff is disturbing.”
Slotkin says incidents like the Capitol insurrection are rare. She says lone wolf terrorists radicalized online with easy access to firearms are a big threat to society.