JONATHAN TURLEY: Trump Critics — From Sally Yates to James Comey — Failing Their Own Ethics Tests.
She slammed Trump’s claim that he would not have appointed Jeff Sessions because he recused himself from Russia probe.
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates called out President Donald Trump on Thursday for undermining a “bedrock principle of our democracy” with his attacks on the Department of Justice. In an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday, Trump revealed that he would never have...
After being fired by Donald Trump as Acting Attorney General, the former prosecutor seems to have found her new calling, as a liberal Twitter hero.
Former acting attorney general Sally Yates discussed the "compressed period of time" in which she found out about President Donald Trump's first travel ban, at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival on Wednesday. "I was in the car on the way to the airport... Show More Summary
On Tuesday, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates took time out to praise Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying that we should have “tremendous confidence” in Mueller, and that he was a “consummate professional.” “He is going to call it like he sees it. Show More Summary
The former acting attorney general says she believes the Department of Justice can withstand anything that happens during the Trump administration.
Sally Yates, the former deputy attorney general who was fired by President Donald Trump in January, criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ approach to fighting crime and accused him of distorting facts. In a Washington Post op-ed,...Show More Summary
Yates argues that the new policy will not reform criminal justice
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates resurfaced on Friday to criticize the Department of Justice’s stance on criminal justice reform.
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates says it’s time to “move past campaign-style rhetoric” on the issue of criminal justice system reform. Yates, who was fired by President Donald Trump after serving in the Justice Department for 28 years, penned a scathing op-ed in the...
Remember Sally Yates? She has publicly resurfaced with a new op-ed in The Washington Post criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
In his short time in office, President Donald Trump has made a name for himself firing longtime federal law enforcement officials, among them Preet Bharara, Sally Yates and James Comey. Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed to...Show More Summary
"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."