Sally Yates Gives Lesson in Honor to Harvard Grads

In a passionate––and, at times, personal––speech, Sally Yates, the acting attorney general fired by President Donald Trump for refusing to defend his travel ban, told the graduating class at Harvard Law School yesterday why she defied the president’s executive order. “The defining moments in our lives often don’t come with advance warning,” she said. “They can arise in … Continued

Sally Yates’ Testimony Highlights the Big Question Many Still Want Answered

On Monday, in dramatic testimony, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee about her decision not to defend President Trump’s initial travel ban and about her meetings with the Trump administration warning them that Michael Flynn, then serving as Trump’s National Security Advisor, was lying about his contacts with Russian officials. … Continued

Sally Yates Demolished Two GOP Senators Who Came for Her

Sally Yates could give a masterclass in how to testify before the Senate. The former Acting Attorney General faced the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday to discuss Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. In the face of questions about her actions, Yates calmly and coolly schooled Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, who seemed committed to … Continued

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