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Security ALERT on Trump inauguration ( lone-wolf terrorism )

Security ALERT on Trump inauguration ( lone-wolf terrorism )

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U.S. law enforcement is focusing on the potential for “lone-wolf” terrorist attacks during the presidential inauguration and associated events, including the possibility assailants may try to use vehicles to plow into crowds, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said. Lone-wolf “We have to be concerned about individual acts of violent extremism and those who self-radicalize,” Johnson told reporters Friday at a security center in the suburbs of Washington that will serve as the hub for more than 40 federal, state and local agencies to coordinate their inauguration efforts. “We’ll be on guard for those threats.” To date, there is no specific or credible threat against the inauguration or related events, which begin on Jan. 19 and run until Jan. 21, Johnson said. The official ceremony
Former CIA director pleased with Pompeo pick

Former CIA director pleased with Pompeo pick

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Former CIA Director Michael Hayden, who initially opposed a Trump presidency, along with other top GOP National Security officials, said Sunday he was pleased with President-elect Donald Trump's pick of Mike Pompeo to lead the CIA. "I actually am aware that the broader intelligence community was heartened by that pick," Hayden said in an interview with Martha Raddatz on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." Hayden, like others Republicans in the national security community, had not been supportive of Trump's candidacy. When asked whether he thought Pompeo had enough experience, Hayden said he believes Pompeo has as much experience as Leon Panetta did. "I think Leon did a wonderful job and he's highly regarded at the agency," Hayden said of Panetta, who served under Presid...
Donald Trump: Women Will ‘Have To Go To Another State’ For Abortion

Donald Trump: Women Will ‘Have To Go To Another State’ For Abortion

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Trump pledged to appoint Supreme Court justices who oppose the law that guarantees women the right to have an abortion. Affirming his campaign pledge to appoint Supreme Court justices who oppose abortion, President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday said that women would “have to go to another state” to get an abortion if the court were to overturn Roe v. Wade. “Having to do with abortions, if it ever were overturned, it would go back to the states,” he said in his first post-election interview, on CBS’ “60 Minutes.” “Yeah, but then some women won’t be able to get an abortion?” Lesley Stahl asked. Trump responded: “Yeah, well, they’ll perhaps have to go, they’ll have to go to another state.” When Stahl asked if he thought that was acceptable, Trump said to wait and see. “Well,