"Former vice president Joe Biden spoke to college graduates, and former deputy attorney general Sally Yates addressed the graduating class at Harvard Law school," and former secretary of state John F. Kerry spoke to the graduates at the Kennedy School of Government.“And the truth is – no, this is not a normal time,” Kerry said. Show More Summary
“Resigning would have protected my personal integrity”
Yates reflected on one of her 'defining moments' during a speech given at Harvard Law.
Trump fired Yates three days into his administration after she told justice department lawyers not to defend his executive order.
Sally Yates, the heroic former acting attorney general who took on Donald Trump’s immigration executive order, spoke at her alma mater Harvard University on Wednesday, telling 2017 graduates her decision to go against the administration’s Muslim ban was “illustrative of an unexpected moment where...
The acting attorney who was fired by President Trump told a graduating law class that she could not honestly defend his restrictions on Muslim travelers.
"I had an obligation to also protect the integrity of the Department of Justice."
Sally Yates didn't always want to be a lawyer.
It is hard to locate when President Trump first declared war on the government establishment, but the story may well begin on the night of January 30th. Three days earlier, Trump, prodded by his most ideological aides, had issued an executive order banning travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries. Show More Summary
The Liar-in-Chief, Donald Trump counts on America having a horrendous case of collective amnesia, much like his own. Regardless of evidence, audio recordings, video or the like, Trump will continue to create his own alternative facts,...Show More Summary
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said in a CNN interview that aired Tuesday morning that Russians had “serious leverage” over former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and that her office had expected the administration to act quickly after she alerted White House counsel Don McGahn on Jan. 26.
Can't we just make her president already?
CNN’s Anderson Cooper is sitting down with former acting attorney general Sally Yates Tuesday to discuss many of the allegations levied against her by President Donald Trump in the last several months. In a teaser of the interview, Yates said that “the Russians had real leverage” against...
Tonight, CNN will air an Anderson Cooper interview of former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by Donald Trump for refusing to defend his Muslim ban, and who was also investigating Michael Flynn's ties to Russia. Ahead...Show More Summary
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In the past several months, there’s been a noted uptick in political speech at work. That speech has often made national news, from Sally Yates’ dismissal as interim attorney general to IBM workers organizing against their employer’s support of Donald Trump. In the early days of the Trump administration, the New York Taxi Workers Alliance’s strike against […]
Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told the New Yorker she won’t run for governor of Georgia. Said Yates: “I am totally ruling out the governor’s race. I am not running for governor.” But she added: “I recognize that I [...]
SALLY YATES. Russia had “real leverage” over Michael Flynn. REVEAL THE TRANSCRIPTS. Senator Chuck Schumer demands transcript of Trump’s conversation with the Russians: “Schumer called the allegation in the Washington Post that… Read The post Antonio Sabato Jr., Sally Yates, David Brooks, Trey Gowdy, Zac Efron, Apple, Planet of the Apes: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.
Last Thursday morning, I sat down with Sally Yates, the former acting Attorney General, whom President Trump fired on January 30th, after she refused to defend his original executive order banning travel to the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Politico reports: The Russian government had “real leverage” over former national security adviser Michael Flynn when he was fired by President Donald Trump, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said in an interview that aired Tuesday morning. Show More Summary