Source: Huffington Post

Sessions’ DOJ charged a white supremacist with terrorism. They just didn’t tell anyone.

 
By: Ryan J. Reilly

Usually, when the FBI arrests a terrorist and the Justice Department charges them, it’s a big deal. The Justice Department didn’t do any of that when federal prosecutors unsealed terrorism charges last week against Taylor Michael Wilson. The 26-year-old white supremacist from St. Charles, Missouri, allegedly breached a secure area of an Amtrak train on Oct. 22 while armed with a gun and plenty of backup ammunition. He set off the emergency brake, sending passengers lunging as the train cars went “completely black.” A close review of how the Wilson case unfolded indicates that, at virtually every step along the way, the investigation into the 26-year-old was handled differently than it would have been if authorities had any suspicion Wilson was inspired by any foreign terrorist organization, like the self-described Islamic State. Read more here.

 

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