Garland discusses domestic terror, gun violence and voting rights

Attorney General Merrick Garland said the hatred that led to the Oklahoma City bombing was the same that led to the Tulsa Race Massacre nearly 100 years ago, and that the problem still exists.
1:46 | 04/19/21

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To another ABC news exclusive tonight Pierre Thomas one on one with the US attorney general Merrick Garland on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. His warning tonight on domestic extremism right now in the US and what he says still needs to be addressed in this country. When it comes to race and justice our Chief Justice course what appear tops with the attorney general. The closing arguments. Beginning. In the children's. Trial as we speak. We will use every resource we have available to ensure that equal justice. A curse do you believe there is still pockets of racism and bias within law enforcement. And how widespread do you think it is racism is an American problem. I think that's plain to me that their son has been and remains discrimination against African Americans and other. Communities of color and other ethnic minorities. My I think it's reflected in discrimination in housing and employment. In the justice system all of these things are still in America. We do not yet have people justice. Under law. Senegal it was here today in Oklahoma City on the anniversary of that horrific bombing 26 years ago. He says the threat of domestic terror right now is high in fact he said is increasing. And David he acknowledges that some of the same forces that led to that bombing are still in play today. White supremacy militia extremists lies and conspiracies David art here Thomas and only a much more in the morning on Good Morning America here thank you.

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