On Fox News, White House senior adviser Stephen Miller uses death of 7-year-old girl in DHS custody to push Trump's wall

On Fox News, White House senior adviser Stephen Miller uses death of 7-year-old girl in DHS custody to push Trump's wall

Miller: "If you want to stop the horrors on the northward trek, ... then, for the love of God, fund the border wall."

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From the December 13 edition of Fox News' The Ingraham Angle:

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LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): They're going to focus on the 7-year-old who, a horrific story, a migrant girl who died from dehydration after being, you know, brought into the country or, a parent brought her. She died. You know the left will focus on that, as if that's Republicans' fault for our believing in a border. They play the emotion game and, oftentimes, we play the fact game. Facts are very antiseptic. Emotional stories sell the case. 

STEPHEN MILLER (SENIOR POLICY ADVISER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP): Immigration is an emotional issue, and it ought to be an emotional issue because it affects people's lives. And if you want to stop the horrors on the northward trek, the rape that occurs, and abuse that occurs --

INGRAHAM: The death --

MILLER: The physical assault, and the death that occurs, then, for the love of God, fund the border wall. 

Related

NPR: 7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Of Dehydration And Shock In U.S. Border Patrol Custody

Previously

Fox & Friends host: "These aren't our kids. ... It's not like [Trump] is doing this to the people of Idaho or Texas"

Fox & Friends host: Migrant caravan could bring "diseases" to the United States

Claim that 80 percent of migrants in caravan are "military-aged" men can be traced back to a Fox News contributor

Fox Business anchor accuses mother whose children were tear-gassed by Border Patrol of child abuse

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Immigration
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Fox News Channel
Person
Stephen Miller, Laura Ingraham
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The Ingraham Angle
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