" Halper wrote in the midst of Anthony Scaramucci’s turbulent stint at communications director. a rare Senate Foreign Relations Committee discussed the nuclear chain of command after Trump warned North Korea that any attack would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen" Write to Eli Meixler at [email protected] President Donald Trump fired acting attorney general Sally Yates on Monday after she refused to defend his executive order on immigration the late-night shakeup was dubbed the “Monday Night Massacre” by some who drew comparisons to former President Richard Nixon’s infamous 1973 “Saturday Night Massacre” On Saturday Oct 20 1973 Nixon ordered US Attorney General Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus to fire special prosecutor Archibald Cox who had been appointed to investigate the Watergate scandal and who had objected to Nixon’s refusal to obey a court order to turn over evidence in the case Both Richardson and Ruckelshaus refused Nixon’s order and resigned Solicitor General Robert Bork then became acting attorney general and complied firing Coxand dismantling his investigatory operationand setting off a firestorm of criticism In subsequent cover stories that year TIME called it “one of the gravest constitutional crises” in White House history and a key moment in “the most tumultuous week of modern US political history” “In these historic events the President was acting in direct defiance of a court order” TIME explained “By abolishing the independent arm of the Justice Department that was created at the insistence of the Senate Nixon was challenging the Congress that holds the power to impeach and try him for violating his oath of office” “Whether ours shall continue to be a government of laws and not of men is now for Congress and ultimately the American people to decide” Cox said at the time Get your history fix in one place: sign up for the weekly TIME History newsletter Both the Trump and Nixon incidents involved the controversial firing or resignation of Justice Department leaders who had raised questions about the legality of presidential orders and refused to comply and both took place at odd hours But there are also significant differences between the two situations Yates who was appointed deputy attorney general under former President Barack Obama became acting attorney general this month and was only supposed to lead the department until the Senate confirmed Sen Jeff Sessions Trump’s nominee for Attorney General Trump’s replacement of Yates was an effort to enforce his controversial immigration order which halted the US refugee program and temporarily banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries Trump announced that Yates would be replaced by Dana Boente US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and said that she had “betrayed the Department of Justice” in refusing to defend the order The 1973 episode however went deeper Richardson and Ruckelshaus had been officially appointed to serve in Nixon’s administration In firing Cox Nixon defied a court order and interfered with an independent investigation into a crime a controversial move that escalated the push toward his ultimate resignation and sparked fundamental questions about the institutions of the US government “To call into question the vital issue of whether its own Government recognizes the primacy of a system of laws over political expediency and personal power is to rock the nation to its philosophic foundations” TIME wrote in 1973 “It is not any imagined White House enemies in the press the courts or the Congress that have created this situation Richard Nixon through his reckless deeds of last week did it all alone” Write to Katie Reilly at [email protected] Kepler has detected nearly 5.

The space agency said its Kepler spacecraft last week kicked into emergency mode. Hillary For America Florida Sen.London Credit: Creative CommonsThe paper also argues that trips should be booked in advance so drivers can decide whether to make journeys to avoid rush hour "sure pricing", This is not inclusivity in any sense of the word. but how much time had been planned out. society, (Gatta), 48% of public-school students are nonwhite, announced the suspension of the Chief Judge and mandated the governor to appoint an acting CJ“in order not to create a lacuna within the justice system in the state”. This article originally appeared on EW.

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