As we reported Monday evening, President Trump relieved acting Attorney General Sally Yates, an Obama appointee, of her duties after she made it clear she would not defend Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees.
Yates, a holdover from the Obama Justice Department, has some support from a familiar name:
This is what skill, judgment and courage look like. pic.twitter.com/kJ16Cg1h2Q
— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) January 31, 2017
What a surprise!
.@EricHolder Skill? She "didn't know"
Judgment? She broke oath to uphold Constitution
Courage? She gave up and refused to argue case
— Sandy (@RightGlockMom) January 31, 2017
@EricHolder she would have resigned if she had any real courage-she's just another insubordinate hack, just like you
— Frankie Boy (@frankieboy1) January 31, 2017
— Yes, Nick $earcy! (@yesnicksearcy) January 31, 2017
@EricHolder It's also called insubordination
— Jamey (@Olmedic) January 31, 2017
You're in no position to judge Mr. Contempt of Congress. https://t.co/fU8zSUw5j0
— Sheryl ? (@sav01) January 31, 2017
What are the odds that she's planning on running for office? This seems like a dumb publicity stunt. https://t.co/NLGzmIgEWU
— Rev. Templeton Jones (@TempletonTJones) January 31, 2017
And think how good it will,look on her resume. https://t.co/XGj8lWo9jC
— Donna Swain (@DonnaGSwain) January 31, 2017
Ding! Ding! Ding!