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25 Domestic Terrorism Investigations Opened in Connection With US Capitol Breach

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25 Domestic Terrorism Investigations Opened in Connection With US Capitol Breach

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Law enforcement officials have opened at least 25 domestic terrorism cases related to the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol building. U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.), a member of the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee, during a phone call that “at least 25 domestic terrorism cases have been opened as a result of the assault on the Capitol,” according to the Democratic lawmaker’s notes from their conversation. The Army confirmed to The Epoch Times that the account of the discussion was correct. Crow said McCarthy told him that the Pentagon was aware of “further possible threats posed by would-be terrorists” in the days up to and including the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Jan. 20. The Department of Defense is working local and federal law enforcement to coordinate security preparation, after what McCarthy described as “deficient law enforcement threat reporting” ahead of …

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