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Trump Refuses To Re-litigate Flynn’s Firing

Today, Sean Spicer fielded multiple questions from a hostile media about whether Sally Yates‘ concerns about Michael Flynn were handled properly. Spicer made clear that Flynn served this country with distinction and that the White House had no desire to re-litigate what Flynn may or may not have done. Trump asked for Flynn’s resignation and he received it. Trump cannot go back and ask Flynn for his resignation a second time. Spicer painstakingly went through the timeline between Yates voicing her concerns and Flynn being asked to resign. Yates claims that she was clear about her warning, however, the White House disputes that point. White House counsel, Don McGahn, required Yates to come back a second time to fully brief him on on Yates concerns. Trump was notified immediately of Yates’ concerns about Flynn. Keep Reading

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Sally Yates Violated Ethical Standards And Must Be Disbarred

On Monday, January 30, 2017, Sally Yates ordered the Department of Justice to stand down and not defend President Trump’s executive order to put a temporary stay on immigrants from certain countries until a new vetting system can be put in place. Sally Yates exact words were “as long as I am Attorney General, the Department of Justice will not present arguments in defense of the Executive Order …”. With these words, Sally Yates violated her duties to her client, the United States of America. One does not have to look very far to find that it is the duty of the Attorney General and the Justice Department to defend the United States of America. The Justice Department’s website states that one of the principle duties of the Attorney General is to “Perform or supervise the performance of other duties required by statute or Executive Order”. Sally Yates put her politics ahead of her client’s interest. This is an absolute no-no when it comes to lawyer’s ethics. As a… Keep Reading

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