90 Miles From Tyranny : Stephen Miller: Trump Will ‘Win’ the Border Wall Funding Fight

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Stephen Miller: Trump Will ‘Win’ the Border Wall Funding Fight

President Donald Trump “is fighting for American citizens” by demanding full border wall funding ahead of a potential government shutdown — and “we are going to win” that fight, White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said Thursday night during an exclusive interview on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle.”

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) met with Trump on Tuesday in the Oval Office — in a widely discussed and contentious meeting — to discuss whether or not they could reach a budget agreement before federal funding expires and a government shutdown commences.

Reporters and cameras captured the first 15 minutes of the raucous meeting, as Trump passionately demanded full border wall funding.

The Democratic leaders adamantly rejected that.

“If we don’t get what we want one way or the other … I will shut down the government,” Trump said. “I am proud to shut down the government for border security because the people of this country don’t want criminals with lots of problems and drugs pouring into the country.”

But thus far, Schumer and Pelosi are not budging.

Miller, who plays a key role in helping Trump craft immigration policies, told Fox News host Laura Ingraham that “this stand that we’re taking right now with the entire nation watching, and frankly the whole world watching, is a stand that we think we’re going to win.”

“The Democrats are fighting for illegal aliens. Donald Trump is fighting for American citizens. That’s what this whole thing’s about,” Miller said. “This is about...
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