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Chris Wallace wipes the floor with Stephen Miller: ‘It’s always a challenge interviewing you’

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Fox News host Chris Wallace in a Sunday discussion challenged White House aide Stephen Miller about the need for a wall on the southern U.S. border.

In an interview on Fox News Sunday, Wallace pointed out that 80-90 percent of cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl are seized as U.S. border crossings.

Miller complained that President George W. Bush failed to protect American citizens against immigrants crossing the border illegally.

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“Four times as many people were coming across the border in 2000 as [compared to] now,” Wallace noted. “So why is that a national emergency?”

“I can go down to the details as much as you want to,” Miller replied.

“But please don’t,” Wallace replied.

“You cannot conceive of a nation without a strong, secure border,” Miller opined. “It is essential to sovereignty and national survival to have control over who does and who doesn’t enter the country.”

“There’s been a huge increase in drug deaths since George W. Bush and Barack Obama were president,” the White House adviser added.

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“But 80 to 90 percent of those drugs don’t come across in unfenced areas,” Wallace interrupted. “They come across from ports of entry. Those are your own Customs and Border Patrol numbers.”

“Which is why we also asked for additional resources at the ports of entry,” Miller replied.

“Which you got [in the recent DHS bill signed by Trump],” Wallace observed.

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Miller, however, suggested that the U.S. needed screeners “at that same density across every inch and mile of the southern border.”

“You don’t know what you don’t know,” he continued. “You don’t catch what you don’t catch… This is defending our own country!”

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“I question whether or not that’s, in fact, the case,” Wallace quipped.

At the conclusion of their talk, Wallace acknowledge that it had been difficult to counter all Miller’s talking points.

“It’s always a challenge interviewing you,” Wallace remarked.

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Watch the interview below.


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GOP governor blasts Trump for delivering ‘bitterness, combativeness, and self-interest’ amid nationwide unrest

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Republican Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) blasted President Donald Trump after the president had a call with governors and mayors Monday.

The president blasted the leaders as "weak" for refusing to strike back at protesters, jail them for a decade and deploy the National Guard to shoot at them.

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Canada’s Trudeau rejects inviting Russia to G7 summit

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday rejected Russia's participation in a coming summit of the G7 nations, despite host US President Donald Trump wanting to invite Moscow.

"Russia was excluded from the G7 after it invaded Crimea a number of years ago," Trudeau told reporters.

"Its continued disrespect and flaunting of international rules and norms is why it remains outside of the G7 and will continue to remain out," he added.

On Saturday Trump said he would postpone the planned June summit of leaders from the United States, Germany, Britain, Canada, France, Italy and Japan after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would not be coming, citing the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump is ‘asleep at the switch’ in his bunker while America needs a unifying voice: CNN’s Keith Boykin

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On CNN Monday, former Bill Clinton staffer and CNN commentator Keith Boykin laid out the extent of President Donald Trump's failure in a moment of national crisis.

"Keith, do you feel this time at all may be different as far as a real outcome?" asked anchor Brooke Baldwin.

"I definitely feel this is different," said Boykin. "Think about the conditions that we're in right now. We have 41 million people who don't have jobs. You have 100,000 people who have died from the coronavirus pandemic, disproportionally black and brown people, and people outraged about the shooting and killing and murders of black men and women and the George Floyd incident and Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, where people have no place to go, nothing to do. No school or jobs to go to. No distractions. It is not like the typical protest in the past that could go back to work or class. They could spend all summer just being upset unless there is a substantive change."

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