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DOJ counterterrorism head doesn't expect changes due to Trump

DOJ counterterrorism head doesn't expect changes due to Trump
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The acting assistant attorney general for national security on Monday said she does not foresee changes to her job as a result of President TrumpDonald John TrumpNearly 300 former national security officials sign Biden endorsement letter DC correspondent on the death of Michael Reinoehl: 'The folks I know in law enforcement are extremely angry about it' Late night hosts targeted Trump over Biden 97 percent of the time in September: study MORE taking office.

"Our mission doesn’t really change depending on who’s in the White House or who’s at the helm at [the Department of Justice], because the threats to national security as they evolve, we evolve to meet them. That’s our thinking. … I don’t actually anticipate much of a change,” Mary McCord said during a “State of the Net” conference, as reported by Politico.

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McCord said her department is “focused on the threat to the homeland” and that social media continues to be part of the counterterrorism cases the Justice Department regularly sees.

"We see social media in pretty much every case we bring," McCord said.