Joe Biden has now been in the White House for a week, and, other than some sort of Wall Street coup that’s currently ongoing, the nation has been fairly calm.
Well, at least relative to before he was inaugurated.
The FBI had been warning that violent, right-wing extremists may again attempt to attack the US Capitol on the date of Biden’s inauguration, or even branch out and siege state capitols from coast to coast. When neither of those things occurred, many believed that perhaps we were in the clear.
That is perhaps not the case.
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“Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled by false narratives, could continue to mobilize to incite or commit violence,” according to a bulletin issued Wednesday through the DHS National Terrorist Advisory System — or NTAS.
The alert made mention of no specific threat, however.
The system was last used approximately a year ago, as the US and Iran were on the verge of war with one another, and warned Americans of potential acts of retaliation by the regime in Tehran.
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