[global network reporter Hou Jiaxin] on his third day in office, Biden’s government made new moves. U.S. President Joe Biden has instructed his government to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the risks of extremism in the United States, White House press secretary Jane pusaki said at a briefing on January 22 local time, Reuters reported.
The assessment will be coordinated by the office of the director of national intelligence, the FBI and the Department of homeland security, the report said. “We need fact based analysis, on which we can make policies,” pusaki told reporters
Pusaki said that in addition to threat assessment, the White House will also strengthen its ability to combat violent extremism in the United States within the National Security Council, including policy assessment on how the federal government can better share relevant threat information.
Pusaki added that the White House will also coordinate with the relevant departments of the US government to “strengthen [capabilities] and accelerate efforts” to solve the problem.
In pusaki’s view, the attack on the American society building on January 6 highlighted a problem: “the rise of domestic violent extremism is a serious and growing national security threat. The Biden administration will respond to this threat with the necessary resources and (firm) determination. ” Pusaki said.
On January 6, a congressional riot occurred in the United States, resulting in five deaths and dozens of injuries. The house of Representatives passed the impeachment clause on the 13th, accusing trump of “inciting rebellion”, “interfering with the peaceful transition of power” and “seriously endangering the security of the United States and its government agencies”. On January 21, Senate Republican leader McConnell proposed to give Trump’s legal team two weeks to prepare for the impeachment trial, and to postpone the trial until mid February. According to the latest news from Agence France Presse, Senate Majority Leader Schumer said the trial of Trump’s impeachment case will start on February 8.