How Trump’s Focus on Antifa Distracted Attention From the Far-Right Threat

Federal law enforcement shifted resources last year in response to Donald Trump’s insistence that the radical left endangered the country. Meanwhile, right-wing extremism was building ominously.

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Amid Riot Chaos, Some National Security Leaders Are Absent From View

The Trump administration’s response to the attack, incited by the president, has lacked broad reassurances to a country on edge.

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Trump’s Mean Policies

A succession of Trump policies reflected the administration’s spite and heartlessness.

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Election Officials Directly Contradict Trump on Voting System Fraud

A group of federal, state and local officials working with a Department of Homeland Security agency declared flatly that the election was the most secure in the nation’s history.

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In the Trump Campaign, Government Agencies and Officials Have Often Provided Help

The sustained effort by President Trump, members of his cabinet and other officials to use the powers of incumbency has gone far beyond anything done by his predecessors.

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Trump’s Hard-Line Immigration Policies Go Before Voters

The administration has raced to build the president’s promised border wall and block migrants from entering the United States, but the future of those policies will be determined by the election.

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Delayed Homeland Security Report Warns of ‘Lethal’ White Supremacy

An annual assessment that a whistle-blower said was withheld for months did not hold back on the threat from violent extremists and tagged Russia as the primary source of disinformation.

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The Russian Trolls Have a Simpler Job Today. Quote Trump.

As part of their attempt to interfere with the 2020 election, Russians are grabbing screenshots of President Trump’s tweets, or quoting his own misleading statements, analysts and officials say.

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FBI Director Warns of Russian Interference, White Supremacist Violence

The testimony contradicted efforts by President Trump and other officials to downplay the threats.

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Russian Intelligence Hackers Are Back, Microsoft Warns, Aiming at Democrats and Republicans

China is also growing more adept at targeting campaign workers. But contrary to Trump administration warnings, Beijing is mostly aiming at Biden campaign officials.

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Russian Intelligence Hackers Are Back, Microsoft Warns, Aiming at Officials of Both Parties

China is also growing more adept at targeting campaign workers. But contrary to Trump administration warnings, Beijing is mostly targeting Biden campaign officials.

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Whistle-Blower: D.H.S. Downplayed Threats From Russia and White Supremacists

The former head of the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence division has accused three senior leaders of warping the agency around President Trump’s rhetoric.

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Homeland Security Blocked Warnings of Russian Campaign Against Joe Biden

The department’s leaders declined to publish a memo describing Russian attempts to question Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s health, prompting new scrutiny of political influence at the department.

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Trump Administration Promise to Focus on Extremism Remains Unfulfilled

A year after the Department of Homeland Security promised to focus more on violent extremism, the plan to carry out that shift remains hidden while the atmosphere worsens.

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Top Homeland Security Officials Are Serving Illegally, G.A.O. Says

The acting secretary of homeland security, Chad F. Wolf, and his deputy, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, were appointed to their posts in violation of federal law, Congress’s watchdog determined.

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Vote for Trump’s Worst!

The competition among his cabineteers is fierce.

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The Arc of Homeland Security Bends Toward Trump. Chad Wolf Bends With It.

Mr. Wolf joined the Department of Homeland Security in its infancy to help prevent another 9/11. Now he is helping President Trump use it to achieve his political ambitions.

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Homeland Security Reassigns Official Whose Office Compiled Intelligence on Journalists

Brian Murphy’s office compiled reports of protesters and journalists who were covering the Trump administration’s response to unrest in Portland, Ore., last month.

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Homeland Security Lets New Yorkers Back Into Global Entry Program

State residents had been barred from programs that speed travel amid a dispute over a New York law allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses.

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The Border War in Portland

How can this be a job for Homeland Security?

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Homeland Security Turns to Defending Statues Amid Questions Over Priorities

The current leaders of the Department of Homeland Security have proved adept at following President Trump’s lead. Their latest target: guarding monuments and memorials.

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Public Health Experts Reject President’s View of Fading Pandemic

Contrary to Trump’s recent comments, specialists say, recent increases are real, and the virus is like a “forest fire” that will burn as long as there is fuel.

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