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Andrea Yates’ Life in Prison After Drowning Her 5 Children: She ‘Misses Them Every Day’

Andrea Yates’ Life in Prison After Drowning Her 5 Children: She ‘Misses Them Every Day’Andrea Yates was a 36-year-old mother of five young children. When her husband went to work on June 20, 2001, Yates methodically drowned all five children in the bathtub of their Houston-area home



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Tiffany Trump faces her father's political adversaries, Sally Yates and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in law school career

Tiffany Trump faces her father's political adversaries, Sally Yates and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in law school careerIn Tiffany Trump's first few weeks at George Law, she's shared the campus with some of the president's most renowned critics — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.



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In first interview, Sally Yates says Russians had ‘real leverage’ over Flynn

In first interview, Sally Yates says Russians had ‘real leverage’ over FlynnFormer acting Attorney General Sally Yates said in a CNN interview that aired Tuesday morning that Russians had “serious leverage” over former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and that her office had expected the administration to act quickly after she alerted White House counsel Don McGahn on Jan. 26.



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White House slams Sally Yates as ‘a political opponent’

White House slams Sally Yates as ‘a political opponent’A day after Yates testified that she had warned the Trump administration that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail by Russian, the White House attempted to cast the career federal prosecutor who has worked in both Democratic and Republican administrations as a partisan operative.



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Yates shuts down Cruz defending her position against Trump’s immigration ban

Yates shuts down Cruz defending her position against Trump’s immigration banOn Monday, May 9, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified before the Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. During the hearing, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Yates about her opposing position on President Trump’s executive orders, and she shuts him down by defending her position with Constitutional Law.



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Spicer calls Sally Yates a ‘political opponent of the president’

Spicer calls Sally Yates a ‘political opponent of the president’During Tuesday’s daily briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer explained that the White House did not act immediately on Sally Yates’ warning about Gen. Michael Flynn because they didn’t want to “jump the gun and go take an action” based on concerns raised by a person considered a “political opponent of the president.”



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Yates, tear gas, lemurs & more – it happened today: May 8 in pictures

Yates, tear gas, lemurs & more – it happened today: May 8 in picturesYates testifies on Capitol Hill, clashes continue in Venezuela and more of today's news from around the world in pictures.



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Trump White House knew Michael Flynn was possible Russian blackmail target for 18 days before firing him, Sally Yates tells Senate committee

Trump White House knew Michael Flynn was possible Russian blackmail target for 18 days before firing him, Sally Yates tells Senate committeeThe White House knew National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail by the Russian government at least 18 days before he was forced out of his job, according to the former acting US Attorney General Sally Yates who has testified to a Senate committee that she warned officials he was “compromised”. Mr Flynn was forced to resign from President Donald Trump’s administration having seemingly misled the White House over contact he had with Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergey Kislyak in a scandal that rocked the early days of Mr Trump’s presidency. The hearing was clearly on Mr Trump’s mind, with the President claiming in a tweet following the testimony that it was “nothing but old news”.



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Trump 'planning smear campaign' against Sally Yates while she testifies against administration in Russia probe

Trump 'planning smear campaign' against Sally Yates while she testifies against administration in Russia probeDonald Trump’s administration reportedly planned to smear former deputy attorney general Sally Yates ahead of her testimony before a Senate subcommittee on his presidential campaign’s ties to Russia. Ms Yates will give evidence about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence in Barack Obama’s Administration will also testify.



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Sally Yates told the White House that Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmail

Sally Yates told the White House that Flynn was vulnerable to Russian blackmailFormer Acting Attorney General Sally Yates said Monday she alerted the White House just days after the inauguration of the “compromised situation” of former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn, warning that the Russians had ammunition to blackmail him.



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