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Attorney General Garland warns terror threat has ‘gone up enormously’ since Oct. 7: ‘Every morning, we worry about this’

Attorney General Merrick Garland admitted he’s “worried” day by day about a doable terrorist assault on the US, warning that the threat degree “has gone up enormously” since Oct. 7.

Garland revealed his fears Tuesday when requested within the House Judiciary Committee if there was a raised threat from the tens of millions of migrants coming into the nation beneath President Biden’s disastrous border insurance policies.

“I am worried about the possibility of a terrorist attack in the country after October 7. The threat level for us has gone up enormously,” he testified.

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Attorney General Merrick Garland mentioned the Justice Department was “worried” about potential terrorist assaults in opposition to the U.S. since Oct. 7. AP

“Every morning, we worry about this question. We try to track anyone who might be trying to hurt the country.

“Of course, this is a major priority for the Justice Department,” he added.

FBI Director Christopher Wray issued an analogous warning hours earlier, telling a subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee he’d be “hard-pressed to think of a time where so many threats to our public safety and national security were so elevated all at once,” according to CBS News.

Wray on Tuesday instructed Congress that the continued battle in Gaza has raised threats in opposition to the US to “a whole ‘nother level” with antisemitism and hate crimes additionally on the rise.

Garland later acknowledged the “terrible explosion of antisemitic threats” since the beginning of the Israel-Hamas warfare, according to Axios.

“Also anti-Arab, anti-Muslim threats in this country that make all of these communities afraid,” he mentioned. “We regard it as an important element of our civil rights work to deter and to investigate and to prosecute and to stop these threats.”

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