Yates takes heat over refusal to defend Trump travel ban(FOX NEWS)

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates took heat from Senate Republicans Monday as she stood by her decision not to defend President Trump’s executive order restricting travel from certain countries – with one Republican asking: “Who appointed you to the United States Supreme Court?”

Yates spoke at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing, and defended her stance on Trump’s controversial order restricting immigrants and refugees from several terror hot spots, including Iraq, Syria and Yemen. Yates was fired in January after telling her staff  at the Department of Justice not to implement the order.CONTINUE READING HERE


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