The question as always is with these things is, at what point does this become a project to keep people who are conservative or who support Donald Trump out of the government — as well as the security services and the military.
Not that the bureaucracy isn’t already filled with liberals.
According to the Washington Times:
The Biden administration unveiled an aggressive plan Tuesday for federal agencies to crack down on the threat of domestic terrorism and White supremacists.
The four-pronged plan calls for increasing the number of prosecutors and intelligence analysts, bolstering the screening of government employees for ties to extremist groups, improving information sharing with social media and better cooperation among federal agencies.
“This is a project that should unite all Americans,” President Biden said in a statement. “Together, we must affirm that domestic terrorism has no place in our society. We must work to root out the hatreds that can too often drive violence.”
The plan is the culmination of the administration’s review of how federal agencies should handle domestic terrorism in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Attorney General Merrick Garland is expected to unveil the plan in greater detail Tuesday.
But administration officials released some of the steps recommended by national security experts to crack down on domestic terrorism.
As part of the plan, the administration has allocated $100 million in the proposed 2022 budget to increase staffing at the Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security to screen existing employees who could pose an insider threat.