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BACK STORY : Domestic terrorism inquiries now have a lot less funding

Aug 06, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

In the aftermath of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, President Trump vowed Monday to give federal law enforcement "whatever they need" to investigate and disrupt hate crimes and domestic terrorism.

But the Department of Homeland Security, which is charged with identifying threats and preventing domestic terrorism, has sought to redirect resources away from countering anti-government, far-right and white supremacist groups.

The shift has come despite evidence of a growing danger. Las...