Nadler wants ‘the boss of everybody’ Stephen Miller to testify before Congress

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerGiuliani slams Nadler for ‘diarrhea of the mouth,’ ‘lack of judiciousness’ Grand jury material becomes key battle-line in Mueller report fight The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Dems press Barr on Mueller report MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he wants White House adviser Stephen Miller to testify before Congress over controversial immigration proposals, suggesting Miller is pulling the strings behind the scenes.

“Probably Stephen Miller, who seems to be the boss of everybody on immigration, ought to come before Congress and explain some of these policies,” Nadler said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWH spokesman: We’re working with DHS, ICE to try to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Trump says he has legal right to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities Sanders calls on Trump to scrap his trade plan MORE confirmed Friday a proposal is under consideration to send detained immigrants to “sanctuary cities.”

The Washington Post reported it was considered as a way to retaliate against Democrats.

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Miller was reportedly heavily involved in formulating the plan, which was repeatedly rejected by immigration officials.

Nadler has said the plan is “both morally repugnant and probably illegal.”

Trump has praised Miller, but denied that he is behind the administration’s immigration policy.

“Frankly, there’s only one person that’s running it,” he said last week. “You know who that is? It’s me.”

Trump has indicated he will double down on his hard-line positions on immigration by overseeing changes at the Department of Homeland Security that forced the departure of many of the agency’s upper echelon, including Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenBooker on Trump reportedly floating pardon for border official: ‘That should shake every American’ Nadler on new Trump ‘sanctuary cities’ plan: ‘morally repugnant and probably illegal’ Trump told border official he’d pardon him if he went to jail over immigration moves: CNN MORE

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