White House Denies Congress’ Request to Hear Stephen Miller Testify on Trump’s Immigration Policies
The House Oversight Committee wants to hear testimony from Stephen Miller on President Trump’s immigration policies…????...but the White House says ‘no’, denying chairman Elijah Cummings’ request.????Miller’s appearance is being sought after due to his involvement in the administration’s immigration policies.????According to the Washington Post, Miller was at the center of creating the “zero tolerance” policy, which saw the separation of migrant families…????...as well as the “sanctuary cities” proposal for detained migrants waiting on their asylum claims.????According to a letter obtained by the Washington Post, White House counsel Pat Cipollone denied Miller’s appearance before the committee…????...citing that White House staff traditionally don’t testify and offered Cabinet members or agency leaders to appear instead.????While this was a request for Miller’s appearance, other cases have seen Congress take legal action to obtain testimony or information…????...but in the wake of the Russia investigation concluding, it appears the White House is done cooperating with investigations…????...as President Trump recently told reporters “we’re fighting all the subpoenas”.