Chuck Schumer: Attorney General Should Stand Up to White House

Posted: Jan 30, 2017 10:55 PM


Senator Chuck Shumer made it clear on Monday night that the acting Attorney General should defy the executive orders of the President of the United States and "stand up" to the White House.

President Donald J. Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates hours after she penned a letter announcing that the Department of Justice would not defend his executive order on immigration.Yates had expressed doubts over the order's legality.