Former US Attorney General Jeff Sessions snapped back at President Donald Trump after the president tweeted Sessions “let our country down” and endorsed his political opponent.
“Your personal feelings don’t dictate who Alabama picks as their Senator, the people of Alabama do,” Sessions tweeted in response to Trump.
Sessions is running against Tommy Tuberville, former head football coach of the Auburn Tigers, to be the Republican candidate for Senate in a July 14 primary in Alabama.
The winner of the Alabama primary will go on to face incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones in the November national election.
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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions lashed out at President Donald Trump on Twitter Friday night after the president condemned Sessions and endorsed his political opponent.
Sessions previously served the Trump administration before he recused himself from the Russia investigation, which would eventually be led by former special counsel Robert Mueller.
Sessions left his post as US Senator representing Alabama to take the attorney general job in Trump’s cabinet. During the 2016 election, Sessions was the first US Senator to endorse Trump, but their relationship soured after Sessions recused himself from the investigation paving the way for Mueller to be appointed.
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