Then-Deputy Attorney General nominee Sally Quillian Yates testifies in 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s abrupt, late-night firing of the acting attorney general, who had refused to allow the Justice Department to defend his immigration orders in federal court, sends a clear message to his future Cabinet about his tolerance for public dissent.
Then-Deputy Attorney General nominee Sally Quillian Yates testifies in 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s abrupt, late-night firing of the acting attorney general, who had refused to allow the Justice Department to defend his immigration orders in federal court, sends a clear message to his future Cabinet about his tolerance for public dissent. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP File
Then-Deputy Attorney General nominee Sally Quillian Yates testifies in 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump’s abrupt, late-night firing of the acting attorney general, who had refused to allow the Justice Department to defend his immigration orders in federal court, sends a clear message to his future Cabinet about his tolerance for public dissent. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP File