President Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates,
for ordering the Justice Department not to defend Trump’s executive
order on the refugee ban.
According to a tweet released by his press secretary, Sean Spicer 13
minutes ago, she has been fired from her position and replaced
temporarily by Dana Boente, US Attorney for the Eastern District of VA.
Trump also made a statement to confirm the appointment of Dana Boente as Acting AG.