“Long-standing racial and ethnic tension – including opposition to immigration – has driven DVE attacks” and could again.
“Couple this with more recent events … and it has become evident that it is your turn to act,” says the new Office for Bombing Prevention Bulletin from DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
The concern over new strains gives “all the more reason why we should be vaccinating as many people as you possibly can because as long as the virus is out there, replicating viruses don’t mutate unless they replicate.”
White House establishing COVID-19 Response Office to coordination implementation of the strategy across federal agencies.
President wants “assessment of the administrative and contractual consequences of ceasing each wall construction project.”
President Trump declared in 2017 that he would end DACA, sparking fears among about 700,000 DACA beneficiaries that they would be deported. The phase-out was tied up in court due to multiple legal challenges.
The DHS secretary nominee told senators that when he served as deputy secretary and visited with Border Patrol at headquarters and in the field he was told “we need a diverse approach to border security.”
“The threat is real and the threat is every day and we have to do a much better job than we are doing now,” nominee tells senators, stressing that “CISA must improve the cyber hygiene of the federal government.”
The mishmash of extremists at the Capitol and chatter give indications about threat patterns in the year ahead.
The strategy focuses on securing the homeland through “persistent presence and all domain awareness,” strengthening “access, response, and resilience” in the Arctic, and advancing Arctic governance.
The previous record for presidentially declared emergencies and major disasters in one year was 128 in 2011. In 2020, that was far surpassed with 230 declarations.
“We’re looking at everything, money, travel records, looking at disposition, movement, communication records,” Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin said as cases are likely to “grow into the hundreds.”
FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor is moving into the acting leadership role atop the Department of Homeland Security in the face of mounting domestic threats as Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf resigned.
The U.S. will also develop procedures to identify and investigate cyber risks in critical ship and port systems.
ISIS said in a new issue of its weekly newsletter that rioters “being seen breaking into one of the most important centers of sovereignty in America” signaled that domestic unrest could work to the terror group’s advantage.
Sicknick joined the USCP in July 2008, and most recently served in the Department’s First Responder’s Unit. He was reportedly bludgeoned with a fire extinguisher and later collapsed.
The head of the U.S. Capitol Police Union told local media that a 40-year-old officer is being kept on life support until his family can arrive.
President Trump’s deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger resigned Wednesday, and former White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney quit as special envoy to Northern Ireland.
The announcement came shortly after Wolf issued a statement this morning decrying the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and declaring that “we now see some supporters of the President using violence as a means to achieve political end.”
A mob breached the U.S. Capitol today, leaving one woman dead and Washington, D.C., under curfew as the National Guard and local agencies deployed to help Capitol Police regain control of the House and Senate.