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Trump fires acting AG over her stance not to enforce travel ban

Trump fires acting AG over her stance not to enforce travel ban

President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates late Monday after she announced the Justice Department would not defend his travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries — embroiling the administration in controversy for a third day.

Yates, a holdover from the Obama administration who enjoyed support from members of both parties, was replaced hours after she questioned the legality of Trump's executive order, signed Friday, and directed the department to drop its defense of the 90-day travel ban.

Throughout the day, Trump and White House aides doubled down on the executive order as a necessary step for national security despite growing criticism from...

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