On Monday night, acting Attorney General Sally Yates came out against Donald Trump and his executive order regarding the controversial "Muslim ban." In response, she was quickly fired, and now the president is speaking out.

Trump says "You're fired"

Donald Trump kicked off the weekend by signing the aforementioned executive order into law, which restricted travel to select countries in the Middle East by Muslims. Over the last 72 hours, protests have broken out at airports around the country, with politicians, celebrities, and citizens pushing back at the actions of the new commander in chief.

On Monday night, A.G. Sally Yates made her views public, as she opposed the Muslim ban in question and refused to enforce the executive order. As seen on his Facebook page on January 30, Trump explained why she was instantly fired.

"The acting Attorney General, Sally Yates, has betrayed the Department of Justice by refusing to enforce a legal order designed to protect the citizens of the United States," Donald Trump wrote on Facebook. "Ms. Yates is an Obama Administration appointee who is weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration," Trump continued. The former host of "The Apprentice" went on to say that it was "time to get serious about protecting our country," while calling his executive order "reasonable and necessary."

The statement continued, confirmed that Sally Yates had been fired, and in her place would be Dana Boente, a U.S.

Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Boente will hold the position until Jeff Sessions is either confirmed or denied in the Senate, where Trump believes he is "being wrongly held up by Democrat senators for strictly political reasons."

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Though Donald Trump has only been in office for just over a week, his presidency has already started as one of the most controversial in recent memory.

Whether it's his executive orders, rants on Twitter, or policy proposals, the billionaire real estate mogul doesn't appear willing to back down anytime soon, despite growing opposition against his agenda and administration.