Cummings Invites Stephen Miller to Testify Before Oversight Committee
Washington, D.C. (Apr. 17, 2019)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, sent a letter inviting Stephen Miller, White House Senior Advisor for Policy, to testify at a Committee hearing on May 1, 2019.
“I am offering you an opportunity to make your case to the Committee and the American people about why you—and presumably President Trump—believe it is good policy for the Trump Administration to take the actions it has, including intentionally separating immigrant children from their parents at the border to deter them from coming to the United States, transferring asylum seekers to sanctuary cities as a form of illegal retribution against your political adversaries, and firing top Administration officials who refuse orders to violate the law,” Cummings wrote.
At a recent meeting in the Oval Office, President Trump reportedly placed Mr. Miller “in charge of handling all immigration and border affairs.”
Cummings’ letter cited numerous examples of White House advisors appearing before the Committee, including President Clinton’s Chief of Staff and three White House Counsels.
Cummings asked Miller to respond by April 24, 2019.
Read today’s letter here.