Amid Outbreak of Domestic Terrorism, Trump Plans to Cut Funding to Fight Domestic Terrorism

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The Hill: “The Trump administration is reportedly planning to end a grant program under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that provides grants to organizations that fight domestic terrorism.”

“The Countering Violent Extremism grant was established in 2016 during¬†the Obama administration, and has given $10 million annually to distribute to organizations devoted to combating hate groups around the country.

The Trump administration’s reported decision to end funding for the grants comes just days after a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh killed 11 people after a gunman stormed the building allegedly yelling anti-Semitic rhetoric.”