Tag Archives: Stephen Miller

Sessions In 2018: “We Need To Take Away Children”

The New York Times reports: The five U.S. attorneys along the border with Mexico, including three appointed by President Trump, recoiled in May 2018 against an order to prosecute all undocumented immigrants even if it meant separating children from their parents. They told top Justice Department officials they were “deeply concerned” about the children’s welfare. But the attorney general at …

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Stephen Voldemort Miller Tests Positive For COVID

The Hill reports: White House senior adviser Stephen Miller has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-quarantining, The Hill has confirmed. Miller said he began a period of self-isolation several days ago before receiving a positive test for the coronavirus on Tuesday. “Over the last 5 days I have been working remotely and self-isolating, testing negative every day through …

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Stephen Miller Calls WWI Report “A Despicable Lie”

The Washington Examiner reports: Former and current White House officials angrily denied a report that President Trump disparaged American war dead, saying instead that he was “livid” that bad weather meant he could not visit a French cemetery for U.S. soldiers killed in World War I. Stephen Miller, senior adviser to the president who was on the trip to France, …

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NBC NEWS: Trump Cabinet Members Voted In 2018 Meeting To Separate Migrant Children From Parents

NBC News reports: In early May 2018, after weeks of phone calls and private meetings, 11 of the president’s most senior advisers were called to the White House Situation Room where they were asked, by a show-of-hands vote, to decide the fate of thousands of migrant parents and their children, according to two officials who were there. Trump’s senior adviser, …

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Trump May Block Reentry For COVID+ US Citizens

The New York Times reports: President Trump is considering new immigration rules that would allow border officials to temporarily block an American citizen or legal permanent resident from returning to the United States from abroad if the authorities have reason to believe the person may be infected with the coronavirus. Stephen Miller, the architect of the president’s assault on immigration, …

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Family Says Stephen Miller’s Grandmother Died Of COVID, WH Denies It, Calls Media Inquiry “Disgusting”

Mother Jones reports: This month, Stephen Miller, the extremist anti-immigrant adviser to President Donald Trump who has promoted white nationalist ideas, lost a relative to the coronavirus pandemic, and his uncle tells Mother Jones that the Trump administration is partly to blame for this death. In response to a request seeking comment from Miller, a White House spokesperson sent Mother …

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Trump To Ban Employment-Based Visas For Rest Of Year

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump is expected to sign an order later Monday temporarily barring new immigrants on a slate of employment-based visas including the H-1B for high-skilled workers from coming to the U.S. amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, a move his administration argues will safeguard jobs for unemployed Americans. The new restrictions, which officials said are set …

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Report: Miller Is Writing Trump’s Race Relations Speech

April Ryan writes for the Urban Radio Network: George Floyd was laid to rest today in his hometown of Houston, with the eulogy delivered by Rev. Al Sharpton. The White House is preparing a speech on race relations written by Stephen Miller, who crafted the Trump Administration’s immigration plan along the southern border with Mexico. Vice President Mike Pence recently …

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Miller’s Wife Returns To Work Post-COVID, Is Pregnant

The New York Post reports: Katie Miller, the spokeswoman for Vice President Mike Pence and the White House coronavirus task force, announced on Twitter Tuesday that she returned to work after a bout of COVID-19 and that she is pregnant. “Back at work today after three NEGATIVE COVID tests. Thank you to all my amazing doctors and everyone who reached …

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Trump Admin Amassing Citizenship Data On Everybody

NPR reports: You will not find a citizenship question on the 2020 census forms. But in the months since federal courts permanently blocked the Trump administration from asking the hotly-contested question for this year’s national head count, the administration has been pushing ahead with a backup plan — amassing government records to try to determine the U.S. citizenship status of …

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US Border Restrictions To Be Extended Indefinitely

The New York Times reports: The order — which was extended for another 30 days on April 20 — was part of a broad effort, led by Stephen Miller, the architect of President Trump’s immigration agenda, to aggressively use public health laws to reduce immigration as the government battles the virus. But a new order under review by several government …

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Pence’s COVID+ Staff Member Is Stephen Miller’s Wife

Politico reports: Katie Miller, a spokesperson for Vice President Mike Pence, has tested positive for coronavirus, according to two people with knowledge of Miller’s diagnosis. Miller’s positive diagnosis for Covid-19 puts the potential threat of the infection squarely into the president’s inner circle. Miller serves as the vice president’s top spokesperson, traveling with him frequently and attending meetings by his …

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Stephen Miller Has Plan To End “New Immigrant Labor”

The Washington Post reports: Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller told White House supporters in a private call this week that the president’s new executive order curbing immigration will usher in the kind of broader long-term changes to American society he has advocated for years, even though the 60-day measures were publicly characterized as a “pause” during the coronavirus pandemic. …

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Trump To Suspend Immigration By Executive Order

The New York Times reports: President Trump said on Monday evening that he intended to close the United States to people trying to immigrate into the country to live and work, a drastic move that he said would protect American workers from foreign competition once the nation’s economy began to recover from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak. In …

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Miller To Staff: I Only Care About Stopping Immigrants

The New Yorker reports: Miller has a habit of berating officials, especially lower-ranking ones, for an agency’s perceived failures. Chad Wolf, now the acting head of D.H.S., used to advise colleagues to placate Miller by picking one item from his long list of demands, and vowing to execute it. “It’s a war of attrition,” Wolf told them. “Maybe he forgets …

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Trump Attends Stephen Miller’s Wedding At His Hotel

Politico reports: President Donald Trump attended the wedding of senior adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday evening, according to the White House. The wedding took place in one of the president’s hotels, just blocks away from the White House: “The President is at Trump International Hotel for the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Miller,” read a statement sent to reporters. …

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Democratic Resolution Demands Resignation Of “Cruel And Hateful White Supremacy Advocate” Stephen Miller

From the House Hispanic Caucus: Today, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, introduced a resolution condemning the presence of white nationalist Stephen Miller in the White House and called for his immediate resignation from office. The resolution outlines how Miller has consistently followed and advocated for racist and white supremacist ideology in our nation. As Senior …

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Trump’s Grandfather Would Fail Immigrant Wealth Test

Newsweek reports: The Supreme Court this week allowed the administration of President Donald Trump to move forward with implementing its hard-line immigration policy that would deny legal permanent residency to immigrants the government believed could require public assistance. However, it’s not clear that Trump’s own grandfather would have passed the stringent requirements if they had been in place back in …

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Stephen Miller: It’s Anti-Semitic To Call Me Racist

Mediaite reports: During an exclusive interview with Fox Business’ Trish Regan, Trump advisor Stephen Miller denied claims that he was a white supremacist and said his Democratic critics are anti-Semitic. Late Friday, 25 Jewish members of Congress released a letter calling for President Donald Trump to fire Miller based on the emails showing he promoted stories from the fringe, far-right …

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Stephen Miller Helped Write Trump’s Unhinged Letter

The New York Times reports: The letter read like a Twitter tirade published on White House stationery. The words ran together with the cadence of a Trump rally script, just before the president veers from the teleprompter. The accusations, untruths and wayward exclamation points piled up by the paragraph. Some of the president’s closest advisers were involved in drafting the …

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