Monday, 16 January 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Trump's Lesser-Known Homeland Security Adviser Espouses Anti-Muslim Policing

    By John Knefel, Truthout | Report

    President-elect Donald Trump leaves after speaking to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York, Jan. 13, 2017. (Photo: Kevin Hagen / The New York Times)President-elect Donald Trump leaves after speaking to reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York, January 13, 2017. The retweet of an Islamophobic post by Trump's pick for assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism is another example of Team Trump's comfort in mainstreaming such messages. (Photo: Kevin Hagen / The New York Times)

    Former Bush adviser Thomas Bossert, Trump's pick for homeland security adviser, is not very well known. His record, however, suggests someone comfortable with the type of anti-Muslim rhetoric used by Trump. Will we see a revival of some of the Bush-era discriminatory policies against Muslims and other minorities?

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