The Trump Administration fired the Acting Attorney General last night after she refused to defend The Immigration Order issued on Friday. This is as The US Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a confirmation vote on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is speaking now and the point-by-point rebuke of Senator Sessions' history is quite telling. (Update: Senator Chris Coons is now speaking and cited exceprts of the letter from Coretta Scott King which we have included here)
As this has been going on, what was also striking was the re-organization of the National Security Council. The justification was that David Axelord sat it on National Security Council Meetings--which was rebutted by David Axelord as he noted how he becamse an "Alternative Fact" "....In justifying the appointment of Steve Bannon, the president's chief strategist, to the National Security Council, Trump spokesman Sean Spicer cited my role in the Obama White House as a precedent. Spicer said press secretary Robert Gibbs and I attended classified National Security Council meetings "all the time." That is simply not true.....As a senior adviser to President Obama in 2009, I had the opportunity to witness the fateful deliberations of his National Security Council Principals committee over the strategy the U.S would pursue in the war with Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan..."
This resistance to The President Actions, though, are taking shape as outlined by the message from the Anti Defamation League: