Democrats press Homeland Security on domestic extremism in workforce

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from The Washington Post,

Reports of Oath Keepers in the agency and Border Patrol officers collaborating with militias continue to concern Congress.

More than 65 Democrats in Congress sent a letter Monday asking what steps the Department of Homeland Security has taken to weed out domestic extremists within its ranks after reports concluded that more than 300 current or former DHS employees were members of the right-wing Oath Keepers group as of 2015 and U.S. Customs and Border Protection staff were working with conservative militia groups on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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