Maybe Stephen Miller actually wants credit for the policy of forced separation.

The News Media Likes to Make Fun of Stephen Miller. Can You Blame It?

The News Media Likes to Make Fun of Stephen Miller. Can You Blame It?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
June 18 2018 8:39 PM

Oh, Stephen

It’s hard to make the face of forced separation at the border look good.

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Stephen Miller talks to reporters at the White House on Aug. 2 in Washington.

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