Written by Ashton Snyder on
 June 22, 2024

Biden Administration Targets Trump Supporters as Domestic Terror Threats

In a striking revelation, America First Legal (AFL) has released documents exposing the Biden administration’s approach to national security by categorizing Trump supporters as potential domestic terror threats.

AFL's release reveals that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had assembled an intelligence group to classify political dissenters as potential domestic violent extremists, with a particular focus on Trump supporters, as the Gateway Pundit reports.

America First Legal, a conservative watchdog, obtained and released documents showing the Department of Homeland Security had formed an intelligence unit including notable figures such as John Brennan, former CIA director, and James Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence. The purpose of this group was to reclassify political dissent under the guise of “public health,” sparking concern over potential encroachments on free speech and civil liberties.

Biden Administration's Stance on National Security

Accompanying these initial documents, a second batch unveils the Biden Administration profiling Trump supporters as likely perpetrators of “domestic violent extremist” activities. This unsettling characterization emerged from AFL's litigation spearheaded by former Ambassador Ric Grenell, aimed at obtaining transparency from the DHS about its internal classifications and surveillance measures.

The release of these documents is part of a broader initiative known as #DeepStateDiaries. This series aims to shed light on what AFL contends are covert operations and policies within the federal government that could undermine democratic principles.

The Biden administration reportedly went a step further by targeting military personnel and religious individuals, designating them as potential extremists as well. Critics argue that these categorizations create a prejudiced framework, unfairly incriminating considerable segments of the population based on their political and religious beliefs.

Targeting Military Members and Religious Individuals

According to AFL’s documents, the DHS’s intelligence unit justified its classifications by asserting that most domestic terrorism threats now come from supporters of former President Donald Trump. Within these documents, the intelligence group concluded, “We should be more worried about these” threats. The implications of such a broad declaration are profound, raising questions about the balance between security and constitutional rights.

This DHS strategy purportedly allows for heightened surveillance of identified “extremists,” including those in the military and religious realms, escalating debates over the reach and limits of governmental power. Such surveillance could include monitoring personal communications, financial activities, and social interactions of those identified as potential threats.

The reported focus on military members and religious individuals suggests a widening scope of what the government considers a threat. This broadening scope is viewed by many as an alarming trend towards greater federal oversight and control over private citizens’ lives.

Implications and Public Concerns

America First Legal's series highlights the long-standing suspicion among conservatives that federal agencies are biased against their political views. This release only intensifies existing fears of governmental overreach and the potential misuse of power. Former President Trump has frequently voiced his opinion that such actions are not just targeted at him but at his supporters as well, encapsulating this sentiment with his phrase, “they’re not after me, they’re after you.”

The revelations bring to the foreground the contentious debate over what constitutes legitimate national security measures versus overreaching authoritarian tactics. With one side viewing such measures as necessary for public safety, and the other seeing it as a threat to personal freedoms, the discourse remains sharply divided.

The AFL’s #DeepStateDiaries aims to bring transparency to what they perceive as deep-seated biases within federal institutions. By focusing on these internal documents, AFL hopes to mobilize public opinion and prompt legislative oversight to ensure that governmental actions align with constitutional safeguards.

In conclusion, America First Legal’s document release uncovers that the Department of Homeland Security under the Biden Administration has formed an intelligence group focusing on classifying Trump supporters as potential domestic threats. Critics argue that this approach signifies an alarming trend of governmental overreach and a potential infringement on civil liberties, fueling the debate over security versus freedom.

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