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Opinion Stephen Miller Is a White Nationalist. Does It Matter?

18:11  19 november  2019
18:11  19 november  2019 Source:   nytimes.com

Leaked Stephen Miller Emails to Breitbart Directed Race, Anti-Immigrant News Coverage

  Leaked Stephen Miller Emails to Breitbart Directed Race, Anti-Immigrant News Coverage Leaked emails from Stephen Miller reveal an obsession with white nationalism, the Confederacy and the denigration of minority communities. More than 900 private emails between Miller and Breitbart News were examined by the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hatewatch section, revealing that 80 percent of the messages pertained to race or immigration. The emails sent between March 2015 and June 2016 straddle Miller's time as an aide to then-Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions and his later role on as a senior adviser for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign.

In August 2018, Darren Beattie, a White House speechwriter and policy aide, was fired after CNN revealed that he’d spoken at a 2016 conference alongside several white nationalists , including contributors to the website VDARE.

Stephen Miller (born August 23, 1985) is an American far right-wing political activist who serves as a senior advisor for policy for President Donald Trump.

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In August 2018, Darren Beattie, a White House speechwriter and policy aide, was fired after CNN revealed that he’d spoken at a 2016 conference alongside several white nationalists, including contributors to the website VDARE. Later that month, Ian M. Smith, a policy analyst working on immigration at the Department of Homeland Security, resigned after The Atlantic obtained leaked emails linking him to white nationalists.

Ocasio-Cortez calls for Stephen Miller to resign over leaked emails

  Ocasio-Cortez calls for Stephen Miller to resign over leaked emails Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday called for White House senior adviser Stephen Miller to resign after leaked emails appeared suggest that he promoted white nationalist literature and offensive immigration stories."Stephen Miller, Trump's architect of mass human rights abuses at the border (including child separation & detention camps w/ child fatalities) has been exposed as a bonafide white nationalist," Ocasio-Cortez"Stephen Miller, Trump's architect of mass human rights abuses at the border (including child separation & detention camps w/ child fatalities) has been exposed as a bonafide white nationalist," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.

What is white nationalism ? White nationalists are most often associated with white supremacy or white According to this definition, Stephen Miller should be considered a white nationalist . Peter Laufer pointed out that Miller and Spencer “ did everything for the duration of the debate.”

Ilhan Omar has drawn criticism for calling Stephen Miller a white nationalist , but that 's exactly In response to the news that Miller was pushing for more extremist officials to run Immigration and But as Wisconsin Representative Mark Pocan pointed out, none did so when he levied the very same

We’re about to find out how far the already impossibly low standards to which we hold the Trump administration have fallen since then. Last week, the Southern Poverty Law Center published evidence of the white nationalism of Stephen Miller, President Trump’s senior immigration adviser. The S.P.L.C. obtained more than 900 emails from 2015 and 2016 that Miller, who was then an aide to Senator Jeff Sessions, sent to editors at the far-right website Breitbart to shape its coverage of race and immigration. The group got the emails from Katie McHugh, a former Breitbart editor who, after being fired for anti-Muslim tweets, moved even further right before renouncing racism. The emails show that Miller was steeped in white nationalism before he joined the White House, where he’s had the opportunity to put his racist views into practice.

The GOP attacked Ilhan Omar for calling Stephen Miller a ‘white nationalist.’ She says his leaked emails prove her right.

  The GOP attacked Ilhan Omar for calling Stephen Miller a ‘white nationalist.’ She says his leaked emails prove her right. Other Democratic leaders, including at least two 2020 presidential candidates, also denounced Stephen Miller on Tuesday, demanding that he step down from his White House role or be fired.Omar’s blunt critique of one of President Trump’s most trusted aides immediately drew the ire of prominent figures on the right, who pointed out that Miller is Jewish and accused the freshman representative of anti-Semitism — a charge she has repeatedly faced over past comments about Israel’s ties to U.S. leaders.

Miller is only in the White Nationalist House because the president is also a white nationalist , but he’s too stupid to know how to implement laws to hurt other races so he leans on Miller for that . It ’s been Miller who’s reportedly been the architect of some of Trump’s “most aggressive immigration

WASHINGTON — Peter Brimelow, the founder of the anti-immigration website VDARE, believes that diversity has weakened the United States, and that the increase in Spanish speakers is a “ferocious attack on the living standards of the American working class.”.

McHugh told the S.P.L.C. that her bosses introduced her to Miller so that he could help guide the site’s reporting. Miller forwarded her articles from sites like VDARE — named for Virginia Dare, the first English child born in North America — and Alex Jones’s Infowars. Miller sent McHugh information about “immigrant crime” and offered her talking points on defending Confederate iconography in the wake of the white nationalist Dylann Roof’s massacre of black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C.

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In one email, Miller recommended that Breitbart draw parallels between Pope Francis’ 2015 speech before Congress, in which he called on America to welcome immigrants, and the wildly racist 1973 novel “The Camp of the Saints,” in which weak-minded leftists allow soulless brown hordes to conquer the white world. Breitbart published just such a piece a few weeks later, quoting the novel’s disparagement of the decadent West’s aversion to genocide: “With France the Enlightened glad to grovel on her knees, no government now will dare sign its name to the genocidal deed.”

Dems call for Stephen Miller to resign after emails promoting white nationalism leak

  Dems call for Stephen Miller to resign after emails promoting white nationalism leak Democrats are calling for Stephen Miller to resign after a cache of emails promoting white nationalism were leaked.The progressive civil rights organization Southern Poverty Law Center on Tuesday revealed that the group had obtained messages sent by Miller to the conservative website Breitbart News in 2015 and 2016 that, according to the SPLC, "showcase the extremist, anti-immigrant ideology that undergirds the policies he has helped create as an architect of Donald Trump's presidency.

The sign doesn’t lie. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Stephen Miller is personally responsible for the most xenophobic policies of the most xenophobic presidency in modern American history. The senior White House adviser authored the travel ban that denied a wide variety of American Muslims

Rep. Ilhan Omar called White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller a “ white nationalist ,” amid a string of tweets decrying the Trump administration’s And now, the Republican Party is weaponizing accusations of antisemitism. Even and especially where it does not exist. Frankly, I think that we

The question now is whether any of this can be made to matter. Miller’s aversion to nonwhite immigrants, after all, is hardly a secret — it’s why he has his job in the first place. He’s been pushing white nationalist policies for three years, championing the Muslim ban and the sadistic policy of family separation and encouraging Trump to slash refugee admissions. In an email to McHugh, Miller argued against Mexican hurricane victims receiving temporary protected status, a provision protecting people displaced by natural disasters and wars from deportation. (“T.P.S. is everything,” he wrote.) Now he’s a leading figure in an administration that has tried to yank T.P.S. from more than 300,000 people. Meanwhile, he reportedly worked on a plan with Gordon Sondland, Trump’s hackish ambassador to the European Union, to encourage more immigration from Europe. The Washington Post reported that some of his own co-workers believe he holds racist views, though he insisted otherwise.

So it’s not a shock to learn about the roots of Miller’s ideology. There’s a difference, however, between knowing something and proving it. “The evidence is incontrovertible,” Jonathan Greenblatt, head of the Anti-Defamation League, told me of Miller’s white nationalist associations. “It’s no longer speculation. It’s now been substantiated.” He said bluntly: “Stephen Miller must resign.”

White House backs Stephen Miller amid emails linked to white nationalism

  White House backs Stephen Miller amid emails linked to white nationalism The White House is standing by senior adviser Stephen Miller as he faces calls from dozens of Democrats to resign.The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has published summaries of hundreds of emails Miller sent to Katie McHugh, a former editor at Breitbart News. The emails contain links and references to far-right websites, with much of the focus on immigration. The SPLC is planning to release additional emails in the coming days.

And I think we have to be mindful that this is an administration that’s tried to ban entire religions.” Leopold added: “This is an administration that is advised by I don’t know if you want to call Stephen Miller a white nationalist .” “Well, it ’s not an uncivil thing,” Leopold said. “I would argue that it ’s a fact.

Ilhan Omar, the Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, this time for daring to call white nationalist White House adviser Stephen Miller a white nationalist . The Mueller report clearly showed that Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice, but he was not indicted due to

Earlier this year, when Representative Ilhan Omar called Miller a white nationalist, powerful figures on the right slammed her as an anti-Semite because Miller is Jewish. A White House official tried to reprise this defense last week, but no one is buying it.

Though the revelations about Miller aren’t surprising, it’s important that they not be swept away by the torrent of other news, lest we admit that even the degraded standards of 2018 no longer apply. “This is a smoking gun,” said Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has been leading the call for Miller’s resignation in Congress, adding, “We didn’t know this, because if we did, we would have demanded his resignation much earlier, and in a much more forceful way.”

Trump is, of course, unlikely to jettison his xenophobic homunculus. “Stephen is not going anywhere,” a senior White House official told The Daily Beast last week. “The president has his back.” But the pressure on Trump, and, perhaps more important, on his supporters in Congress, is only going to build.

Many elected Republicans justify their fealty to Trump by denying the white nationalist character of his administration. When the president does things that make that impossible — say, by praising racist marchers in Charlottesville or telling congresswomen of color to go back to their countries — it can force members of his party to either condemn him or condone racism.

Hillary Clinton calls for White House adviser's removal, says his presence is an 'emergency'

  Hillary Clinton calls for White House adviser's removal, says his presence is an 'emergency' Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, whom progressives have blamed for the president's hard-line immigration agenda should be removed from his position. © Thomson Reuters White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller boards Air Force One to depart Washington with U.S. President Donald Trump for travel to Louisiana at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., November 14, 2019.

The “Is Stephen Miller a White Nationalist ” debate has been going on for a while now. Last summer, Slate’s Jamelle Bouie summed it up well by noting that Stephen Miller has manipulated his way into a position of real power and he’s done it because he’s set on pushing a violently anti-immigration

White nationalists believe race and IQ are related and that black people are inherently inferior in Stephen Miller was ‘claimed as a mentee by Richard Spencer, who is an avowed open white ‘But I do think that Stephen probably would’ve ended up exactly more or less where he is today whether

On Monday, a coalition of civil rights organizations including the ADL, the N.A.A.C.P. and United We Dream sent a letter to the White House demanding Miller’s removal, writing, “Supporters of white supremacists and neo-Nazis should not be allowed to serve at any level of government.” Ocasio-Cortez sees a possibility for protests. “It’s really just a matter of sticking to it and not allowing this to fall out of the media cycle,” she said. “This is something that I personally am committed to. This is a really big deal.” I hope she’s right. If she’s not, it will show us how much hate we’ve learned to tolerate.

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Facebook bans two prominent white nationalist groups after Guardian report .
Facebook has banned Red Ice TV and Affirmative Right, two prominent white nationalist groups, from its social media platform. As reported by The Guardian, the bans come after the publication highlighted Facebook's resistance to take action against them, despite the fact that it said eight months ago it would no longer toleration white nationalist content. Red Ice TV and Affirmative Right are among the most visible far-right groups on the internet. The former has interviewed some of the movement's most notorious public figures, including Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin.

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