According to Xinhua news agency, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued an announcement on the 27th in the national terrorism warning system, saying that the threat of violent extremists from the U.S. mainland may increase. The announcement said that some violent extremists driven by ideology and opposed to the exercise of government power and the transfer of presidential power may continue to incite or engage in violent activities. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security The Ministry is concerned that some local violent extremists may attack elected officials and government facilities inspired by the recent parliamentary riots.
The warning information issued by the national terrorism warning system of the United States is divided into three levels, and this announcement is the lowest level. It is used to describe “current development or general trend of terrorist threat”. This announcement is issued by the Acting Secretary of homeland security, David petty.
On January 6, a large number of supporters of then president trump broke through the police blockade and forcibly broke into the Capitol building. The certification process of the results of the 2020 presidential election was interrupted. Chaos and violence caused five deaths and many injuries.