Trump advisor refuses to leave CNN set

Stephen Miller.   CNN

"Not only do I think they help it, but I think in the toxic environment that you've created here and CNN and cable news, which is a real crisis of legitimacy for your network", Miller told Tapper. In an explosive new book by journalist Michael Wolff, former White House chief strategist Steven Bannon suggested there was "zero" chance Trump Jr. didn't take the Russians to meet his father.

A partial transcript of what happened next off the air showed a tense exchange, one that reportedly led Miller to be escorted off the set.

As the interview progressed, Miller talked at length about experiences on the campaign trail, his perceptions of the president, CNN's negative coverage of the president and Tapper's inability to relate to working class people. My question is, but they thought you were a threat.

The reference angered the president, who last week lashed out at Mr Bannon, saying he had "lost his mind".

"Miller also lamented Steve Bannon for making "grotesque comments" in the book, ones he said are "so out of touch with reality" and vindictive". Now, Bannon's out of favor, and Miller is tearing him apart. He then attacked CNN's "salacious" reporting on the book and praised Trump as a "political genius".

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At least 237 were arrested and 49 policemen wounded as violence continued to sprawl through the country for a second night. A Jewish school on the island of Djerba was badly damaged after being hit with petrol bombs, although no one was injured.

"We'll discuss, as I said when I announced that he was going to be doing the physical, we'll have a readout of that after that is completed and we'll let you know at that time", Sanders said.

"I think I've wasted enough of my viewers' time".

"I'm sure he's watching and he's happy that you said that", Tapper responded.

Miller could be heard protesting off-camera while Tapper moved on to the next segment. "After refusing to leave, he was escorted out by security".

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