Quantcast
Connect with us

Conservative author wallops Trump for allowing ‘nativist fanatic’ Stephen Miller to be his ‘puppet master’

Published

on

Max Boot. (Screenshot)

Conservative writer Max Boot on Monday revealed that White House aide Stephen Miller is the “puppet master” behind the Trump administration’s descent into draconian immigration policy.

Boot made the remarks during a CNN panel discussion about the revelations that DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned because President Donald Trump wanted her to illegally reinstate the family separation policy for immigrants and refugees.

ADVERTISEMENT

“The problem is the policy, which was not set by Secretary Nielsen,” Boot said. “It was dictated from the White House by Trump and by Stephen Miller, and they’re unhappy with the policy implementation because the policy makes no sense.”

“They had this cruel and barbarous policy of separating children from their parents, but they’re upset it creates bad news coverage,” he added. “What a surprise. Now they’re back to apparently if the reporting can be believed, back to considering that separation policy.”

Boot then unleashed on Miller.

“I think it’s a sign of just how nativist and xenophobic this administration is that this 33-year-old nativist fanatic is the person dictating immigration policy for the United States,” Boot said of the White House adviser. “Remember, he has a long and odious agenda, which includes repealing birthright citizenship, includes cutting levels of legal immigration, not just illegal. He wants to deport Dreamers. He has a monstrous agenda. The only thing I would say to the administration is if they’re serious about this, nominate Stephen Miller to be the next DHS secretary. Take the puppet master behind the curtain.”

“Seriously?” CNN host Kate Bolduan gasped at the idea of nominating Miller to head DHS.

“He ought to take responsibility and ownership of this policy instead of manipulating things from behind the White House,” Boot insisted. “Put him out there and have him speak and see if he can get — I don’t know that he can get confirmed even by a Republican Senate, but if he can’t, that tells you something about how awful this policy is.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Watch the video below from CNN.


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

2020 Election

Trump spokesperson resorts to insulting CNN host in off-the-rails interview over president’s tax scandal

Published

on

A CNN interview with Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh quickly turned into a shouting match after host Jim Sciutto peppered him with questions about the president's federal tax avoidance that was comprehensively covered in a New York Times report.

Ostensibly brought on to discuss Tuesday night's debate between Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, Sciutto attempted to get answers from Murtaugh to questions his colleague Poppy Harlow couldn't get a Trump White House spokesperson to answer on Monday in an equally contentious interview.

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Ana Navarro goes off on Ivanka after Trump defender tries to drag Hunter Biden into debate discussion

Published

on

During a CNN panel discussion on tonight's debate between Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden, a former adviser to the president suggested Biden's son, Hunter, should be fair game for attacks which led fellow panelist Ana Navarro to give him a lesson in the first daughter's corruption and the president's possible legal problems.

With "New Day" hosts John Berman and Alisyn Camerota looking on, David Urban said he expected Hunter Biden would be used against his father during the debate.

"If the president brings up Hunter Biden as we have heard some suggest he will repeatedly, how do you think Joe Biden should respond?" Urban challenged Navarro.

Continue Reading
 

CNN

WATCH: Ex-Trump adviser clashes with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota over New York Time’s tax bombshell

Published

on

On CNN Tuesday, Republican lobbyist and former Trump adviser David Urban tried to talk over anchor Alisyn Camerota to dispute the bombshell tax story in The New York Times — and Joe Biden strategist and Never-Trump conservative Ana Navarro-Cárdenas promptly mocked him.

"He's not going to increase your taxes or take away your guns," said Urban. "He's not going to do all of the things that Joe Biden and the Democratic platform says he's going to do. With respect to taxes, I just want to point out I made a graphic of what you had up earlier. He paid 1 million bucks in 2016."

Continue Reading
 
 
Democracy is in peril. Invest in progressive news. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free. LEARN MORE