The following is a timeline of instances of extremism in the Trump administration in December.
President Trump has opened the White House doors to extremism, not only consulting with hate groups on policies that erode our country’s civil rights protections but enabling the infiltration of extremist ideas into the administration’s rhetoric and agenda.
Once relegated to the fringes, the radical right now has a toehold in the White House.
Groups and individuals referenced in the list below are not associated with hate groups and extremist ideology unless indicated by a hate group profile.
Trump administration officials address an event attended by anti-LGBTQ activists at the U.S. Capitol. The Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam), an anti-LGBTQ hate group, attended the event.
President Trump employs antisemtic tropes during a speech to the Israeli American Council.
Tim Wildmon of the American Family Association -- an anti-LGBTQ hate group -- is named to President Trump's Faith Advisory Council. Tony Perkins of the anti-LGBTQ hate group Family Research Council, also serves on it.