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Stephen Miller's Uncle Writes Scathing Op-Ed About Him

Immigration policies of White House would have prevented their family from arriving in US

(Newser) - If the policies of the Trump White House are known for resulting in testy family get-togethers, we now know that Stephen Miller's own family is not immune. In a biting essay at Politico , the uncle of the top Trump adviser calls his nephew a hypocrite for pushing tough immigration... More »

Did Huckabee Sanders Deserve It? 2 Opposing Views

'Washington Post' says Trump officials should be able to 'eat in peace.' A columnist disagrees

(Newser) - Did a Virginia restaurateur go too far by asking Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave her establishment? The incident came after the Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen and top Trump aide Stephen Miller were publicly heckled at DC restaurants. Below are two different views on whether this kind of thing is... More »

GOP Rep: Fire Stephen Miller

Meanwhile, mentor says Trump aide is victim of a 'lynching'

(Newser) - A Republican lawmaker who earlier this week offered to introduce a Democratic bill barring the separation of immigrant families crossing the US-Mexico border is now out for blood. "I'm glad the President ended the border separation policy," but he "should fire Stephen Miller now," Rep.... More »

GOP Senator Blames Trump Aide for Impasse

Government shutdown stretches into Monday

(Newser) - A deal to end the government shutdown before the beginning of the workweek failed Sunday night, meaning the first shutdown since 2013 will stretch into Monday—and possibly much longer. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Sunday night that a vote on a deal to fund the government through Feb.... More »

Stephen Bannon Apologizes

He says his comments about Donald Trump Jr. were the result of "inaccurate" reporting

(Newser) - Stephen Bannon expressed regret Sunday for the explosive statements he made about Donald Trump Jr. that were quoted in the just-released book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Reversing a comment he made in Michael Wolff's book that Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with Russians was... More »

WH Aide: 'Garbage' Book Is 'Poorly Written Fiction'

Stephen Miller bashes Bannon, CNN interviewer in contentious interview

(Newser) - White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller is the latest from Team Trump to trash the tell-all book by Michael Wolff, telling CNN's State of the Union on Sunday that "the book is best understood as a work of very poorly written fiction...The author is a garbage author... More »

Expect to Hear One Theme as Trump Begins Tax Reform Push

He and aides will talk about 'unrigging' the economy to help middle class

(Newser) - President Trump begins his push for another major goal of his White House in a speech Wednesday afternoon in Missouri: the need for tax reform. But White House officials previewing the speech on Tuesday made one thing clear: Don't expect policy details, reports the Kansas City Star . Instead, expect... More »

Stephen Miller Could Take Over White House Communications

White House adviser is being considered for Scaramucci's old job

(Newser) - One week after the controversial 10-day tenure of White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci came to a dramatic end, officials in the Trump administration are floating the possibility that senior policy adviser Stephen Miller could get his job, Axios reports. Miller, an immigration hardliner, saw his stock rise in the... More »

Miller Gets 'Hero' Status in West Wing After CNN Clash

And Bret Easton Ellis wants to write a novel about the White House adviser

(Newser) - He's been in the spotlight previously, but White House aide Stephen Miller got perhaps his biggest exposure so far on Wednesday when he briefed reporters on President Trump's new immigration plan and sparred with CNN's Jim Acosta. It even caught the attention of Less Than Zero novelist... More »

Trump Aide: 'Huddled Masses' Not Actually Part of Statue of Liberty

It was added later, Stephen Miller says

(Newser) - Words about tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to breathe free were not part of the original Statue of Liberty, White House aide Stephen Miller argued in a back-and-forth over immigration policy Wednesday. When CNN reporter Jim Acosta read a line from the famous Emma Lazarus poem on the statue's... More »

America Meets Key Trump Adviser Stephen Miller

He appears on 4 talk shows, earns praise from Trump, scorn from critics

(Newser) - The name Stephen Miller has been in the news a great deal since the inauguration, often paired with Steve Bannon as President Trump's top advisers. Over the weekend, however, the 31-year-old Miller got his biggest exposure yet as he appeared on four Sunday talk shows to defend Trump policies,... More »

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