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    THREAD: Sally Yates confirmation hearing, in the context of Trump's statement/dismissal tonight, is something else. Here are some clips:

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    1. In 2015, one of Yates' introducers Republican @SenatorIsakson says: "Sally Yates is going to astonish the United States of America" YEAH

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    2. Republican @sendavidperdue praises Sally Yates for going after violent drug cartels, gangs, sex traffickers. Trump called her "very weak"

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    3. In 2015, Republican @JohnCornyn asked Sally Yates where her loyalties will lie. She says "to the people and constitution."

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    4. In 2015, Jeff Sessions warned Sally Yates: You have to watch out because people will ask you to do things you just need to say no to.

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