UPDATE: Acting AG Hack and Obama Appointee Was Told Trump’s Travel Ban Was Legit – Played Politics Anyway!
Obama Appointed AG Misleads Americans on Trump’s Travel Ban
The acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, told Justice Department lawyers not to defend President Trump’s order on halting refugees from dangerous countries.
Yates is serving as acting Attorney General until senator Jeff Sessions is confirmed by the Senate.
Sally Yates was appointed by former President Barack Obama.
“For as long as I am the Acting Attorney General…” pic.twitter.com/UpWbRJYaeL
— Marc Ambinder (@marcambinder) January 30, 2017
Justice Department lawyers told Yates President Trump’s travel ban was legal.
She decided to play politics anyway.
Ambassador John Bolton told Lou Dobbs tonight:
It’s being reported the department’s own internal general council, the office of Legal Council, reviewed the executive order and approved of it. So she’s flying in the face of her own best lawyers.
Via Lou Dobbs: