AG Fired by Trump Admin. After Telling DOJ Not to Defend Exec Order
The Trump White House has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for instructing the DOJ to not defend the president’s executive order instituting a travel ban in court.
President Trump has already replaced her with Dana Boente.
You can read the full statement below:
Breaking: President Trump has fired acting AG Sally Yates after refusing to defend executive order pic.twitter.com/JHFAQSKFBW
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) January 31, 2017
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