Donald Trump’s new attorney general has already had his Wikipedia page vandalised

Louis Dor
Tuesday 31 January 2017 15:00
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On Monday night President Donald Trump dismissed Sally Yates as acting attorney general, after she told justice department lawyers not to defend his executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries.

He appointed Dana Boenta, the Unites States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, to be acting attorney general.

Mr Boente has worked for the Justice Department since 1984 under both Republican and Democratic administrations.

In October 2015 he was nominated by President Barack Obama to be the United States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and was later confirmed by the Senate.

He told the Washington Post, when asked whether he would defend the president's executive order against a lawsuit:

I was enforcing it this afternoon.

Our career department employees were defending the action in court, and I expect that’s what they’ll do tomorrow, appropriately and properly.

This is what Dana Boente's Wikipedia looks like currently.

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All as it should be.

This is what it looked like at 02:24, 31 January 2017.

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Dana James Boente (born February 7, 1954) is the newest sock puppet for the Trump administration.

Some mischievous anonymous editor had their way with the Wikipedia page.

The error was swiftly corrected, but you can see an old version of the article, here.

Thank goodness for speedy Wikipedia editors.

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