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    US Acting Attorney General Sally Yates was fired by President Trump on Monday for refusing to enforce his order suspending immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations.

    Trump Fires US Acting Attorney General

    "The acting Attorney-General Sally Yates has betrayed the Department of Justice by refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House press release stated on Monday.

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