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Trump’s Oval Office Address Was Classic Stephen Miller

The young speechwriter has a signature style: blood, gore, and a penchant for provoking rather than persuading the president’s adversaries.
Source: Leah Millis / Reuters

Almost from the moment the camera blinked on in the Oval Office, it was clear that President Donald Trump was delivering a Stephen Miller special.

The 33-year-old White House speechwriter has a hand in virtually everything the president reads from a teleprompter. But as one of the most strident immigration hawks in the West Wing, Miller has been especially influential over the past two years in shaping the way no exception.

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