Garland asks Congress for $85 million in extra funding to fight domestic terrorism

Attorney General Merrick Garland is requesting $85 million in additional funding from Congress to bolster the Justice Department and FBI’s efforts to combat domestic terrorism, according to a copy of his opening remarks before a House Appropriations subcommittee. Why it matters: Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray and intelligence agencies have repeatedly warned that violent extremists pose an “elevated” threat against the countryContinue reading “Garland asks Congress for $85 million in extra funding to fight domestic terrorism”

Pentagon cancels all contracts to build Trump’s border wall

The decision will stop any construction utilising money intended for the military The Pentagon has cancelled all of Donald Trump‘s border wall contracts, according to the Biden administration. “Consistent with the president’s proclamation, the Department of Defense is proceeding with canceling all border barrier construction projects paid for with funds originally intended for other military missions and functions such as schools forContinue reading “Pentagon cancels all contracts to build Trump’s border wall”

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