President Trump was right to fire Sally Yates. But he did it wrong.

She gave him no choice. He had to fire her. But he didn't have to fire her like this.

Donald Trump.
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It didn't take long for President Donald Trump to roll out his signature line from The Apprentice after assuming office as the 45th president of the United States. In fact, it only took 10 days.

Many liberals are devolving into hysterics over Trump's firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates. But the truth is, she gave him no choice. He had to fire her.

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