Miller spent minutes denying the claim, raised in Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury", that Trump himself met with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have dirt on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton - then Miller admitted that he as "no knowledge of anything to do with that meeting".
The interview began courteously enough with Tapper wishing Miller a 'happy new year'. "Is it really the position of the Trump White House that Steve Bannon had nothing to do with the presidency", Tapper asked, "or can you acknowledge the reality that he was a key player?"
Miller downplayed Bannon's role in Trump's campaign and at the White House during the early months of the administration as "greatly exaggerated".
Bannon, Tapper reminded Miller, had criticized the Trump Tower meeting between Russians and campaign staff, saying, 'The chance that Don Jr. didn't walk these Jumos up to his father's office on the 26th floor is zero'.
It may have been a a satisfying climax to anyone in tune with reality, but the one viewer that mattered immediately gave Miller a glowing review for his performance.
In a much more measured interview on Fox News Sunday, Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski called the book "a complete fabrication".
"Stephen, I'm trying to get to the issue of the president's fitness, which a lot of people are questioning", Mr. Tapper said.
The very public apology was just the latest fallout from the release of "Fire and Fury", in which Wolff claims, after having had access to the West Wing during the first months of the Trump administration, that numerous president's top aides and confidants consider him paranoid, inept and even unfit to hold office. "I've wasted enough of my viewers' time". He urged his followers to "watch the hatred and unfairness of this CNN flunky!"
Miller also argued that the president's Saturday tweets, in which he boasted about his "mental stability" and IQ, were helpful in arguing the point that he had the fortitude to do the job.
"Don't be condescending, Jake", Miller shot back.
White House officials said their records showed that Mr. Wolff had last talked to the president in February, but Mr. Wolff said he had talked to the president several times after that.
In the semi-final against Karolina Pliskova , Elina Svitolina had made a sluggish start, quickly finding herself 4-0 down. Kyrgios came back from losing the first set to win 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 and set up a decider against American Ryan Harrison.
Crude oil and refined petroleum supplies will be also capped, in accordance with the restrictions imposed earlier by the UN. The revelations came as China denied claims by President Donald Trump it had allowed oil shipments to the North.
Corfman, to publicly apologize for these defamatory statements, and to refrain from making further defamatory statements". She issued a statement saying the suit allows her "to do what I could not do as a 14-year-old - hold Mr.
It fall, as 14 investors sold HALO shares while 44 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. The River & Mercantile Asset Management Llp holds 426,400 shares with $5.78M value, up from 396,400 last quarter.
In the NY area, the Sears located in Hicksville, on Long Island, is expected to close, as well as one in Toms River, New Jersey. Sears Holdings announced Thursday that it will close another 103 stores-both Kmart and Sears units-in 2018.
Buyers of the latest bonds have since taken a hit, and it would likely cost Tesla more to borrow in that market again. What's more, Tesla said that it saw an appreciable increase in Model 3 production rates towards the end of 2017.
Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. A day earlier, no one had matched all six numbers in a Mega Millions drawing, lottery officials said.
Wenger exchanged frank words with referee Mike Dean after the match, an argument that continued into the referees' changing room. I try to serve this game with honesty and integrity and when I have something to say, I say it'.
Major security flaws put virtually all phones & computers at risk
These attacks are able to abuse certain performance features to leak information in violation of fundamental security constraints. Kevin Beaumont, security architect based in the United Kingdom , has been gathering information on such AV compatibility issues.
Juno star Ellen Page has married girlfriend Emma Portner
The Hollywood actress famously came out as gay during a Human Rights Campaign event on Valentine's Day in February 2014. Canadian actress Ellen Page revealed Wednesday on social media that she tied the knot with her partner Emma Portner.
TMZ: 'Coach' Star Jerry Van Dyke Dead at 86
Jerry's wife, Shirley Ann Jones, told the New York Times that his health had deteriorated since a traffic accident in 2015. Jerry Van Dyke made his mark as both a stand-up comedian and as an actor in a fascinating career spanning decades of work.
Norwich City hold Chelsea as Blues lack cutting edge
Gunn's first real test came in the 56th minute, when he did well to keep out a deflected low shot from Willian at the near post. Danny Drinkwater slots into the side, with Tiemoue Bakayoko, while Willian, Pedro Rodriguez and Michy Batshuayi are in attack.
FBI Opens New Investigation Into Clinton Foundation
There were also concerns within the Justice Department about the close proximity to the election, CNN reported at the time. He said Attorney General Jeff Sessions was doing President Trump's bidding to distract from the Russian Federation probe.
County braces for possible snow, freezing rain
Wednesday's high in Madison was 12, 15 degrees below normal and 45 degrees below the record high of 57 for January 3, set in 1874. Another round of arctic air is set to move into Southside Virginia by Thursday , bringing gusty winds and more bitter cold.
Black Ice, Dangerous Wind Chills Continue Next Few Days
High temps are nearly irrelevant from teens early to single digits in the afternoon and staying steady or falling all afternoon. A Wind Chill Warning is in effect for all of central and northern NY from late Thursday evening right through Sunday morning.
Fire that destroyed home of a Moore accuser may be arson
Johnson and her neighbor claim they saw a man with a history of public intoxication hanging around the home prior to the fire. On Tuesday morning, Johnson's home in Gadsen, Alabama went up in flames and the blaze is now being investigated for arson .
Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Wants To Be The Next Selfie Phone!
The Xperia L2 does not seem to have a dedicated camera button, but apart from that, rest of the design largely remains the same. It might be powered by the same Snapdragon 630 as the other two, but that's all we know about it right now.
LG's compact 4K UHD projector to debut at CES 2018
Also there is the Auto Cord feature, allowing the cable to quickly wind up so that it makes moving the projector even easier. The device also comes loaded with webOS 3.5 smart TV interface, so that users can access popular online streaming services.
Ryan Shazier has feeling in his legs, father says
Vernon Shazier, who is an National Football League chaplain, told WPXI that faith is helping the family through the crisis. He asked Vernon, a Pastor, to "pray for me", according to the report. "When he went down, all of us went down with him".