Violence by white supremacists ‘has surged since President Trump took office’

When former Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano warned in 2009 that right-wing extremist groups could pose a serious threat to national security she was lambasted by conservatives. Various lobbying groups pushed back against the federal government’s efforts to clamp down on right-wing extremism and right-wing media accused the Obama administration of unfair targeting.

Source: Violence by white supremacists ‘has surged since President Trump took office’: new study | Alternet

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