Uncategorized  /  May 4, 2021

Trib Live: Understanding the Capitol riot suspects and their motivations

Elizabeth Neumann, who served in the Trump administration and is a director of the Republican Accountability Project, said there is more to the movement that spawned the Capitol rioters than just the fear of the Great Replacement.

Neumann, a counterterrorism expert who held senior positions in the Department of Homeland Security from 2017 through April 2020, said that for years, the alt-right has been moving itself into the mainstream by making quasi-academic policy arguments that appeal to conservatives. The problem, though, she continued, is alt-right white supremacists want to overthrow the government.

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