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Trump fires acting attorney general who defied him on travel ban

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday (Jan 30) fired the acting attorney general, a holdover from the Obama administration, after she ordered Justice Department attorneys not to defend his controversial immigration orders. In a sharply worded statement, the White House called Sally Yates “weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration” and also criticized Democrats for not yet ...

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