Sally Yates Testified Today. This Is Her Getting Mansplained In One GIF.

What would a Congressional hearing be like without some good ol'-fashioned dressing downs from men?


On Monday, Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general, testified before Congress about Russian interference in the U.S. election.

Yates is a seasoned attorney who served as the U.S. Deputy Attorney General appointed by President Obama. After the inauguration of President Trump, she filled in as Acting Attorney General—a position she held until she was dismissed following her instruction to the Department of Justice to not defend the president's refugee ban.

During Yates' hearing, John Neely Kennedy, a Republican junior senator from Louisiana, questioned her about her handling of the executive order, interrupting at one point to say, "I don't mean any disrespect, but who appointed you to the United States Supreme Court?"

And THIS, my friends, is exactly how mansplaining looks: