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Highly Recommended: Wanda Sykes's Recap of Sally Yates's Excellence Highly Recommended: Wanda Sykes's Recap of Sally Yates's Excellence

Relive the splendor of Sally Yates’s showing at yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on Russian interference through Wanda Sykes’s recap during her appearance on last night’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Highlights include:

We Have Confirmation That Sally Yates Rules  We Have Confirmation That Sally Yates Rules 

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by the Trump administration in January after refusing to defend the first travel ban, appeared in a hotly anticipated Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on Russian interference Monday afternoon along with former CIA director James Clapper. During the…

Noted Deal Expert Quickly Gives Up on Funding for His Border Wall  Noted Deal Expert Quickly Gives Up on Funding for His Border Wall 

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Trump Administration Reportedly Tried to Block Sally Yates From Testifying Trump Administration Reportedly Tried to Block Sally Yates From Testifying

The Washington Post dropped a bombshell report on Tuesday morning, reporting that the Trump Administration tried to prevent former acting Attorney General Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in an investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russian officials.

Amid Controversy, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns  Amid Controversy, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns 

As of Monday evening, national security advisor Michael Flynn has resigned from his position amidst an avalanche of controversy.

Democrats Wake Up Just in Time to Call Trump 'Tyrannical' Democrats Wake Up Just in Time to Call Trump 'Tyrannical'

The Democratic Party, currently stuck in a coma, showed signs of life on Monday when it reacted to Donald Trump’s firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates as an act of his “tyrannical presidency.”

Jeff Sessions Once Asked Sally Yates If She Would Say No to an 'Unlawful' Request From the President

Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for instructing the Department of Justice not to implement the Muslim immigration and refugee ban that has divided families and wreaked havoc at American airports this week. His action is deeply chilling, as it’s literally the attorney general’s job to push…

Trump Fires Attorney General Sally Yates for Refusal to Support Muslim Ban Trump Fires Attorney General Sally Yates for Refusal to Support Muslim Ban

On Monday evening, President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates—the Justice Department’s top official—after she refused to defend his xenophobic executive order barring entry to refugees and travelers from predominately Muslim countries.

Sources say President Barack Obama is expected to name Sally Quillian Yates as his nominee for deputy attorney general. Yates is the current US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (the first female US attorney in Atlanta) and has served as vice chair on Attorney General Eric Holder's advisory committee. If…

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