'Tinderbox of violence': Ocasio-Cortez tears into Stephen Miller over family separation

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.“It is a policy of dehumanization, implemented by this executive administration, laid at the feet of Stephen Miller, that create[s] a tinderbox of violence and dehumanization where hurt people hurt people,” the New York Democrat said, testifying before a House Oversight Committee hearing on President Donald Trump’s controversial “zero tolerance” immigration directive. Ocasio-Cortez was joined by three other members of Congress — Reps. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) — who earlier this month toured border patrol facilities where migrants are being held in what Democrats have described as unsanitary and unacceptable conditions. The lawmakers appeared before the Oversight committee Friday to report their findings and recount their interactions with detained migrants.“We are not getting

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