PBS NewsHour

Why domestic terrorism is an underestimated national threat

Clip: 08/05/2019 | 8m 11s

e weekend mass shooting in El Paso appears to have been motivated by white supremacist and anti-immigrant sentiment. In response, President Trump said Monday the FBI has been tasked with disrupting “domestic terrorism.” What is the nature of this movement, and how can we address it? Amna Nawaz talks to the University of Chicago’s Kathleen Belew and George Washington University’s Seamus Hughes.

Aired: 08/05/19

Rating: NR

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