Harris, Castro introduce resolution condemning Trump aide Stephen Miller

Harris, Castro introduce resolution condemning Trump aide Stephen Miller
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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisRepublicans caught in California's recall trap Harris facilitates coin toss at Howard University football game Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroHarris's delayed trip to Vietnam ratchets up Havana Syndrome fears Lawmakers flooded with calls for help on Afghanistan exit Lawmakers can't reconcile weakening the SALT cap with progressive goals MORE (D-Texas) introduced a resolution Thursday condemning White House adviser Stephen MillerStephen MillerDefense & National Security: The post-airlift evacuation struggle How Trump broke the system that offers protection to Afghan allies Sunday shows preview: Bombing in Kabul delivers blow to evacuation effort; US orders strikes on ISIS-K MORE and calling for his resignation, citing his role in the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies and emails showing he promoted stories from white nationalist publications.

“Stephen Miller is the hateful force behind the cruel and xenophobic policies that have defined the Trump administration. His white supremacist, anti-immigrant ideology has no place in our country, let alone the White House,” Harris said in a statement. “I'm proud to lead this effort on behalf of immigrant families in California and throughout the country.”

“Americans, and in particular the Latino community, will never forget it was President TrumpDonald TrumpCapitol fencing starts coming down after 'Justice for J6' rally Netanyahu suggests Biden fell asleep in meeting with Israeli PM Aides try to keep Biden away from unscripted events or long interviews, book claims MORE and Stephen Miller’s hateful rhetoric that helped inspire the deadly attack in El Paso where 22 individuals were killed for being Latino,” Castro said. “When we see the families suffering at the border or being torn apart by [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] ICE raids, we can look to Stephen Miller as the main architect of the Administration’s cruel anti-immigrant policies. He must be removed from the White House immediately to stop further damage to our country and our communities.”

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The resolution was sponsored in the Senate by Sens. Ed MarkeyEd MarkeyOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Senate Democrats ding Biden energy proposal Six Democrats blast Energy Department's uranium reserve pitch Facebook draws lawmaker scrutiny over Instagram's impact on teens MORE (D-Mass.), Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenBiden pushes back at Democrats on taxes Want a clean energy future? Look to the tax code Democrats brace for toughest stretch yet with Biden agenda MORE (D-Ore.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharKlobuchar: 'It is evil to make it deliberately hard for people to vote' Democrats push to shield election workers from violent threats   Harris, CBC put weight behind activist-led National Black Voter Day MORE (D-Minn.), and in the House by Reps. Judy ChuJudy May ChuDemocrats stare down nightmare September The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by AT&T - Ida death toll rises; abortion battle intensifies Overnight Health Care: Democrats plot response to Texas abortion law MORE (D-Calif.), Karen BassKaren Ruth BassDOJ announces agencywide limits on chokeholds and no-knock entries The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by AT&T - Supreme Court lets Texas abortion law stand Bass says she is 'seriously considering' running for LA mayor MORE (D-Calif.), Debbie Wasserman SchultzDeborah (Debbie) Wasserman SchultzOn The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Democrats advance tax plan through hurdles Florida Democrat says vaccines, masks are key to small-business recovery DNC members grow frustrated over increasing White House influence MORE (D-Fla.), Don Beyer (D-Va.) and Brad SchneiderBradley (Brad) Scott SchneiderMainstream Democrats keep winning — let's not stop now Biden nominates Holocaust historian as special envoy to combat antisemitism Sanders reaffirms support for Turner in Ohio amid Democratic rift MORE (D-Ill.).

Harris previously orchestrated a letter calling for Miller’s “immediate removal” in December after the emails, from Miller’s time as an aide to then-Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsOvernight Hillicon Valley — Apple issues security update against spyware vulnerability Stanford professors ask DOJ to stop looking for Chinese spies at universities in US Overnight Energy & Environment — Democrats detail clean electricity program MORE (R-Ala.), were first disclosed.

The White House has stood by Miller, calling the Southern Poverty Law Center, which published Miller’s emails, “discredited.”