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Boente orders Justice to do 'our sworn duty'

4 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, January 31 2017 Jan 31, 2017 January 31, 2017 7:14 AM January 31, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

WASHINGTON - Acting Attorney General Dana Boente is ordering the Justice Department to "do our sworn duty" and defend President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees.

Boente was named to the job last night after Trump fired Sally Yates, a Democratic appointee who had publicly questioned the constitutionality of Trump's controversial refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court.

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