CNN Cuts Off White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller, Moves to Commercial

Allies of President Donald Trump defended him in a series of television interviews following the publication of a supposed tell-all book about the White House

"I have no idea why you're attacking me", Tapper responded, saying Miller was being "obsequious" and asking him to "calm down" before cutting the interview short.

Tapper, sensing that Miller was catering to a very specific viewer with his comments, said, "I'm sure he's watching and he's happy you said that".

In a tense interview, CNN anchor Jake Tapper concluded by telling Miller that "there is one viewer that you care about right now", referring to Trump. Tapper said that Miller was dodging his questions and performing for "an audience of one" - Trump. Tapper finally interjected. "And I think I've wasted enough of my viewers' time". "I'm trying to get to the point that Steve Bannon-" Tapper said, before Miller interrupted.

When Tapper pressed Miller about Bannon's influence in the Trump administration and his role in implementing the first version of the the travel ban, Miller said Bannon's involvement was minimal, despite the description in Wolff's book that he wanted the rollout on a Friday "so the snowflakes would show up at the airports and riot".

Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller has never been shy about expressing his unreserved adoration for President Trump, which is one reason he's among the most powerful people in America.

"It happens to be a true statement", Miller shot back. He urged his followers to "watch the hatred and unfairness of this CNN flunky!"

"We talk about some of the most serious matters facing America and the world, complex issues, the president is engaged, he understands the complexity, he asks really hard questions of our team at CIA", Pompeo said on "Fox News Sunday".

Miller did his job well: Fire and Fury was "a work of very poorly-written fiction", and Wolff a "a garbage author of a garbage book;" Bannon's participation was "tragic" and "unfortunate".

After Mr Trump tweeted about having a bigger "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, more than 100 medical professionals signed a letter saying they were "deeply concerned" about the President's "psychological aberrations". For Miller, Trump is a "self-made billionaire, who revolutionized reality TV, and who has changed the course of our politics".

A longtime adviser for Alabama Senator and now Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Miller was often seen on the campaign trail as a "warm-up act" for Trump.

Mr Wolff, however, maintained that it was not his initial intention to write a book critical of Mr Trump. We've covered Miller a bit around here the past year. However, his political viewpoints were influenced by Guns, Crime, and Freedom by National Rifle Association CEO Watne LaPierre, Politico reports.

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