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No ‘Specific, Credible Threats’ at This Time, Deputy DHS Secretary Says

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No ‘Specific, Credible Threats’ at This Time, Deputy DHS Secretary Says

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Officials have not identified “specific, credible threats” ahead of Inauguration Day, a top homeland security official said Friday. “There’s no specific credible threats at this point in time. There’s just this raised level of tension. And so we’re raising our security level. And we’re doing it across the country,” Ken Cuccinelli, acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, said on CNN’s “New Day.” FBI Director Christopher Wray told Vice President Mike Pence in a briefing on Thursday that the bureau was seeing an “extensive amount of concerning online chatter” of potential threats before and during the inauguration. “We’re concerned about the potential for violence at multiple protests and rallies planned here in D.C. and in state capitols around the country in the days that come that could bring armed individuals within close proximity to government facilities and officials,” Wray said. Cuccinelli, who was at the briefing, said he agreed “there …

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