Violent white supremacists currently pose the single most lethal threat to American security — more than any hostile nation or foreign terrorist. A resurgence of white supremacist ideology has spread at an alarming pace over the past four years. The consequences have been deadly.
The Capitol siege was a harrowing event and it reminds us of the real and present danger posed when white supremacists become involved. The threat did not end with President Trump’s presidency. A rise in anti-Asian American violence, coupled with a larger trend in racially and ethnically motivated extremism, is plaguing the United States — and white supremacists are largely responsible.
The above excerpt was originally published in The Hill.
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