At some point the two-legged reptiles who slither around Washington are going to realize doing battle with Donald Trump is a fool’s errand. But resist they will, because it is what defines them. Those who cross him pay a price.
Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, Appointed By OBAMA, Tells Justice Department Not Defend Trump’s Refugee Order
”I am responsible for ensuring that the positions we take in court remain consistent with this institution’s solemn obligation to always seek justice and stand for what is right,” Yates said in the letter.
“At present, I am not convinced that the defense of the executive order is consistent with these responsibilities nor am I convinced that the executive order is lawful.”
Meet the ex-DOJ official who defied Trump
The unusual act of defiance was all the more remarkable considering Yates, a DOJ veteran who is 56 years old, only assumed that role Jan. 20, when the administrations changed.
The White House ousted Yates Monday night following her show of defiance, appointing Dana Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to serve as acting attorney general instead.
This president will not tolerate insubordination from people sworn to follow the law.
Trump names new acting director of immigration enforcement
Acting ICE Director Daniel Ragsdale was relieved of his temporary duties Monday night and replaced by Thomas Homan. Mr. Homan has been ICE’s executive associate director of enforcement and removal operations since 2013. Mr. Ragsdale will go back to previous job as deputy director.
Meet the man the White House has honored for deporting illegal immigrants
Thomas Homan deports people. And he’s really good at it. Homan is the Washington bureaucrat in charge of rounding up, detaining and kicking illegal immigrants out of the country.
New Acting Attorney General Orders Justice Department To Defend The Lawful Orders Of President Trump
In the span of just a couple of hours, President Trump fired a weak acting Attorney General and named her replacement. Dana Boente is the new acting Attorney General until Senator Jeff Sessions is confirmed.
The news acting Attorney General had a very strong message for the Justice Department: “Defend the lawful orders of our President.”
IN OTHER NEWS,TRUMP WILL ANNOUNCE HIS PICK FOR SUPREME COURT JUSTICE AT 8 THIS EVENING. THE CHANCES OF THE DEMOCRATS HOWLING LIKE SCORCHED CATS AS THEY LAUNCH A FILIBUSTER ARE ABOUT 100%. IF THERE WERE A DEPARTMENT OF SCRAP AND RECYCLING THEY’D FILIBUSTER FRED G. SANFORD IF HE WERE NOMINATED.
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