In this Jan. 26, 2012, file photo, Dana Boente, then-First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va. President Donald Trump has fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she announced she would not defend his controversial immigration order. And he named Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to serve in her place. Boente is a native of Southern Illinois.
In this Jan. 26, 2012, file photo, Dana Boente, then-First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va. President Donald Trump has fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she announced she would not defend his controversial immigration order. And he named Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to serve in her place. Boente is a native of Southern Illinois. Evan Vucci AP
In this Jan. 26, 2012, file photo, Dana Boente, then-First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va. President Donald Trump has fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she announced she would not defend his controversial immigration order. And he named Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to serve in her place. Boente is a native of Southern Illinois. Evan Vucci AP

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