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Stephen Miller was furious Trump’s own officials are taking so long to implement illegal policies

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President Donald Trump’s officials are taking far too long to come up with a way to bar all undocumented immigrants from entering the United States.

According to the New York Times, senior White House aide Stephen Miller is “furious – again,” because administration officials are taking so long to carry out Trump’s demands, which violate the Constitution.

A New York Times piece last week revealed that Trump’s biggest problem with his Homeland Security leadership was that they would tell him they couldn’t do things because it was against the law. Trump didn’t care; he wanted his demands met.

Former White House counsel Don McGahn said the same thing during an interview with Axios. Trump would fly into a rage when he was told that something was illegal or that he couldn’t do something because the law barred him from it.

“I spent the last couple of years getting yelled at,” McGahn said according to two sources at the Republican lunch. “And you may soon read about some of the more spirited debates I had with the president.”

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“A regulation to deny welfare benefits to immigrants — a change Mr. Miller repeatedly predicted would be ‘transformative’ — was still plodding through the approval process after more than two years, he complained,” The Times wrote Sunday. “So were the new rules that would overturn court-ordered protections for migrant children. They were still not finished, he added, berating Ronald D. Vitiello, the acting head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

“You ought to be working on this regulation all day every day,” Miller shouted, according to The Times‘ sources in the meeting. “It should be the first thought you have when you wake up. And it should be the last thought you have before you go to bed. And sometimes you shouldn’t go to bed.”

Weeks later, everyone at DHS was on their way out, and Miller was being blamed.

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“One senior administration official at the White House, who requested anonymity to discuss what he called a sensitive topic, said many of the administration’s core priorities have been ‘either moving too slowly or moving in the wrong direction,'” The Times said.

Other officials, by contrast, claimed that after months of clashes with Miller and those around the president who are demanding “policies that were legally questionable, impractical, unethical or unreasonable.”

Miller is reportedly seeing a way to get rid of the law that allows asylum seekers, a group that literally founded the United States as we know it today when they landed at Plymouth in 1620.

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The end isn’t near, The Times said.

“And it is not clear that the political bloodletting is over,” it said. Francis Cissna, the head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and John Mitnick, the department’s general counsel, are likely next to go.

Read the full report at the New York Times.


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Rush Limbaugh argues Kamala Harris and Barack Obama can’t be considered African-American

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Rush Limbaugh, the controversial radio host with a long history of racially charged comments, on Monday described Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and former President Barack Obama as not being truly "black."

In a clip captured by Media Matters for America, Limbaugh can be heard using a mocking tone to describe Harris and Obama — as well as Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich. — as people who want to be "victims" so they depict Trump as "this big man bully."

"And by the way, can somebody explain to me how Kamala Harris is an African-American?" Limbaugh asks. "Her father is Jamaican and her mother is Indian. How does that equal African-American? Same thing with Barack Obama. Obama's not African-American, he doesn't have any history here [inaudible] any of that stuff. And Rashida Tlaib is Palestinian, for crying out -- that'd be like calling a Jewish person a person of color. How is Rashida Tlaib a person of color? She's not! This is all about making them victims. It's all about making them appear to be 'Just little people trying to save themselves and save their country and this big man bully, this guy Trump comes along and squashes on them and steps on them and it's all because he doesn't like...' It's absurd!"

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Mueller is signaling he’ll be tough witness — and it could play right into the GOP’s hands

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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is sending a very clear message: He doesn’t want to testify.

That’s the not-so-subtle subtext of the announcement that Mueller plans to submit the 448-page report detailing the findings of the Russia investigation as a statement for the record during his hearing before the House scheduled for Wednesday. Of course, Congress already has the report, so the move isn’t necessary. It’s Mueller’s way of saying, as he has previously, “The report is my testimony.”

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Protesters take to the streets outside judge’s home after he approves controversial jail sentence for black judge

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On Monday, angry crowds of people came to the neighborhood of Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Patrick Dinkelacker after he ordered former judge Tracie Hunter to serve a six-month prison sentence for mishandling a confidential document.

The scenes from the courtroom were dramatic, with Hunter's supporters screaming as she collapsed upon Dinkelacker upholding the sentence, and officers dragging her limp figure from the courtroom:

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