Dana Boente, who takes over from Sally Yates, will hold fort till Trump nominee Jeff Sessions is confirmed
Wed, Feb 01, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Protesters join Senate and House Democrats during a rally to oppose US President Donald Trump's immigration ban in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on Monday.
"For as long as I am the acting Attorney-General, the Department of Justice will not present arguments in defence of the executive order, unless and until I become convinced that it is appropriate to do so." - Mrs Yates
PRESIDENT Donald Trump fired acting Attorney-General Sally Yates as conflict escalated over his executive order banning entry to the US by citizens of seven predominantly-Muslim nations.
Mrs Yates, an Obama administration holdover, was ousted on Monday, just hours...