Posted 9 days ago
A CNN national security analyst on Tuesday called President Donald Trump the "leader of a terrorist organization," calling for the "complete isolation" of a president 74 million Americans voted for in the 2020 election.
Juliette Kayyem, a lecturer at Harvard University and former member of the Obama administration's Homeland Security Advisory Council, appeared on a CNN panel with Jim Sciutto and Poppy Harlow, during which she made the case that Trump is the "spiritual" and "operational" leader of a "domestic terrorism effort."
"Trump is the spiritual, but I will also say operational leader of this domestic terrorism effort. He tells them where to go. He tells them what to do. He tells them why they're angry," Kayyem charged.
She argued that the United States government needs to begin a counterterrorism effort against elements of the president's supporters who participated in the violent riots at the Capitol building Jan. 6, during which five people died, and that such an effort requires going after Trump first.
"And so we need to start at the top, like any counterterrorism effort, which is total isolation of the president of the United States. Impeachment, yes. 25th Amendment, yes. Deplatforming, yes. All of the above. No money. No ac... (Read more)