Donald Trump tonight sent a message to those who work for the executive branch that he will not tolerate federal workers not doing their jobs and/or not following the law.
(HT: Fox News)
President Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates, according to a tweet from his press secretary.
Yates on Monday told Justice Department lawyers not to make legal arguments defending President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees, according to sources familiar with the order.
President Trump’s Press Secretary, Sean Spicer tweeted that President Trump has named Dana Boente, US Attorney for the Eastern District of VA as acting AG.
.@POTUS has named Dana Boente, US Attorney for the Eastern District of VA as Acting Attorney General. Sally Yates has been relieved.
— Sean Spicer (@PressSec) January 31, 2017