President Donald Trump has relieved Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who instructed DOJ employees not to defend his executive order on halting entry by immigrants to the United States from certain countries.

Press secretary Sean Spicer announced the move in a tweet:

.@POTUS has named Dana Boente, US Attorney for the Eastern District of VA as Acting Attorney General. Sally Yates has been relieved.

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