The following is a timeline of instances of extremism in the Trump administration in November.
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.
The U.S. government has detained almost 70,000 migrant children in 2019, despite acknowledging that separating families harms children.
President Trump demonizes DACA recipients by tweeting that some are "hardened criminals," despite evidence to the contrary.
Part 1 of an SPLC investigation into White House adviser Stephen Miller's emails to Breitbart is released. He promoted the work of white nationalist sites VDare and American Renaissance and recommended a racist novel.
The SPLC's investigation into White House adviser Stephen Miller's emails to Breitbart News finds that he promoted the work of writers connected to hate group Center for Immigration Studies.
Part three of the SPLC investigation of White House adviser Stephen Miller's emails to Breitbart News is released, revealing how he promoted an anti-immigrant political agenda.
Another installment of the SPLC's investigation into Stephen Miller's emails to Breitbart News in 2015-16 is released. It depicts Miller's obsession with linking immigration to crime -- despite research disproving a link.
A Honduran man seeking asylum in the U.S. is the first person to be sent to Guatemala under a policy barring asylum to migrants who do not first apply for asylum in countries they cross en route to the U.S.