Stephen Miller’s Affinity for White Nationalism Revealed in Leaked Emails

by Michael Edison Hayden
In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the loss of Confederate symbols after Dylann Roof’s murderous rampage, according to leaked emails reviewed by Hatewatch.
Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller, White House senior adviser, watches as U.S. President Donald Trump, not pictured, speaks during an event with families who have lost relatives to crimes caused by illegal immigrants at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Friday, June 22, 2018. After insisting that Congress act to address immigration, President Donald Trump added to the turmoil on Friday morning with a tweet urging Republican lawmakers to stop “wasting their time” by trying to pass a measure until after the November elections. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The emails, which Miller sent to the conservative website Breitbart News in 2015 and 2016, showcase the extremist, anti-immigrant ideology that undergirds the policies he has helped create as an architect of Donald Trump’s presidency. These policies include reportedly setting arrest quotas for undocumented immigrants, an executive order effectively banning immigration from five Muslim-majority countries and a policy of family separation at refugee resettlement facilities that the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General said is causing “intense trauma” in children.
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