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Last Saturday, Harry Siegel of the New York Daily News reported that shortly after President Trump signed his immigration executive order, Stephen Miller called the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Robert Capers, to instruct him on how to defend the order in court.
The alleged contact prompted Matthew Miller, former Department of Justice spokesman under Attorney General Eric Holder, to ask on Twitter:
This sort of contact is prohibited under a memo from Holder that is still in force. Is Sessions going to allow this kind of WH meddling? https://t.co/BQy5M98EBN— Matthew Miller (@matthewamiller) February 19, 2017