Trump Aide Stephen Miller Tests Positive

His wife, a Pence aide, has already had virus
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 6, 2020 7:41 PM CDT
Trump Aide Stephen Miller Tests Positive
From left, White House social media director Dan Scavino, counselor to the president Hope Hicks, and senior adviser Stephen Miller walk across the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

(Newser) – Stephen Miller, President Trump’s senior adviser and speechwriter, tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday. A senior administration official said Miller had previously tested negative amid a White House outbreak that has infected Trump, the first lady, and more than a dozen other aides and associates. Miller is an architect of the president’s "America First" foreign policy and restrictive immigration measures, the AP reports. His wife, Katie Miller, who serves as communications director to Mike Pence, previously had the virus and tested negative after the last time she saw him. She had been in Salt Lake City with Pence, where he is preparing to debate Kamala Harris, but she left as soon as she found out about her husband’s diagnosis.

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