Trump fires acting attorney general for refusing to defend Muslim ban in court

Analyst Brookes Spector provides an overview of the latest firing of acting attorney general Sally Yates by Donald Trump. She refused to allow the executive order banning entry of people from seven Muslim-majority countries to be defended in court.

The White House said on Monday that Sally Yates had “betrayed” the department.

Listen to the overview below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Trump fires acting attorney general for refusing to defend Muslim ban in court


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