Grove’s office was created after the September 11, 2001 attacks to combat international terrorism. The fact that it is now being switched on shows the importance the government attaches to the threat posed by extremists at home. “The rise in domestic violent extremism is a serious and growing threat to national security,” said Psaki.
House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff said it was critical that the government address the issue Domestic terrorism tackle. “Right-wing extremism and extreme white racism are promoted on Internet platforms become the greatest threat to our country“, he said.