The Oregon GOP standoff was merely the most recent escalation of a far-right strategy that has been with us for a long time.
Ted Cruz and other conservatives are calling for the group to be recognized as a terror organization, and Trump tweeted he might have the DOJ define it as one.
The Department of Homeland Security fumbled a domestic terrorism report in 2009 that warned about right-wing militias targeting the U.S. Army for recruits.
In 2009, the Department of Homeland Security released a report highlighting the threat of far-right groups recruiting veterans. Ten years later, it's still relevant.