What triggered the latest controversy surrounding the microblogging site is a story titled "Here's Stephen Miller's Cell Phone Number, If You Need It" published by Gizmodo Media Group-owned news and opinion site Splinter.
"While Miller's comments were on the record, we realized that the ground rules for the original interview were not clear, and so we made a decision not to run the audio", The Times said in a statement posted on Twitter. "The Post reports that a patron of the restaurant called out Miller - an immigration hard-liner - over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that separates migrant families caught crossing the border illegally".
Miller - the champion and partial architect of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that separated more than 2,000 children from their parents since April and now detains many of them in cages- dined out at Espita Mezcaleria in Washington, DC on Sunday, as protests grew over the policy.
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Trump would start July 6 by taxing $34 billion worth of products and later add tariffs on an additional $16 billion in goods. The White House has invoked the same rationale in assessing tariffs earlier this month on steel and aluminum imports .
Shortly after the article was published, left-wing journalists began to share it across Twitter, which resulted in Miller's phone being inundated with aggressive phone calls and texts.
Miller is a longtime Trump aide who has been the author of or at least very close adviser on the president's most xenophobic policies.
Miller is widely believed to be one of the most fervent defenders of anti-immigrant policy within the White House. Lindsey Graham's and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos' numbers in 2016.
"And the President should fire Stephen Miller now", Coffman wrote.