Evan Perez and Jeremy Diamond “Trump fires acting AG after she declines to defend travel ban” http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/30/politics/donald-trump-immigration-order-department-of-justice/index.html
President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night for "refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," the White House said.
"(Yates) has betrayed the Department of Justice," the White House statement said*2.
Dana Boente, US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, has been named new acting attorney general, the White House said.
*2:“White House statement on acting attorney general” http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/30/politics/white-house-statement-attorney-general/index.html