Why does America struggle to call white supremacists terrorists? | ITV News

This summer the FBI announced the rate of domestic terrorism-related arrests is rising in 2019 and confirmed the largest single group of extremists held were white supremacists.

And yet many Americans – including US President Donald Trump – still refuse to call those who commit the deadly attacks terrorists.

So what is causing the rise in white supremacists and – after attacks in Charleston, Charlottesville, Pittsburgh and El Paso – why is it so hard to categorise them as terrorists?

Natalia Jorquera explains in the video above.

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