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  • Time to replace liberal Doug with a conservative fighter who truly represents Alabama

    07/08/2020 5:47:35 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 13 replies
    YellowHammer News ^ | 7/8/2020 | Tom Tuberville
    ----snip---- It is time for Alabama to have two senators, not one, who represent the core conservative values that our citizens hold dear. It is time for Alabama to have two senators, not one, who support the Trump agenda and the conservative movement our president promotes. It is time for Alabama to have two senators, not one, who believe the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights are the bedrock foundation of our nation and not just an antiquated and outdated list of suggestions. I stand ready to give Alabamians the faithful service and honest representation that Doug Jones has failed...
  • Poll: Tuberville fares better against Jones than Sessions does; Both GOP candidates hold large leads

    06/22/2020 5:00:51 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 59 replies
    YellowHammer ^ | 6/21/2020 | Sean Ross
    Polling results released by an Alabama-based, nationally respected data firm on Monday show that both former Auburn University head football coach Tommy Tuberville and former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions would enter a general election battle against U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) with a sizable lead. Cygnal, recognized as the nation’s most accurate polling firm during the 2018 midterm cycle, conducted a survey of 530 likely Alabama general election voters from June 13-16. The survey had a margin of error of ±4.26%, utilizing a probabilistic mixed-mode method that included Interactive Voice Responses (IVR) from landline phones as well as SMS...
  • Trump rips US attorney tapped by Sessions to review Clinton issues: 'Did absolutely NOTHING'

    06/03/2020 6:08:15 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 03 2020 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump on Wednesday blasted John Huber, the U.S. attorney from Utah whom former Attorney General Jeff Sessions once tapped to review Clinton-related issues, saying he did “absolutely nothing.” “Undercover Huber is a great spoof, funny, but at the same time sad, because the real @JohnWHuber did absolutely NOTHING,” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. “He was a garbage disposal unit for important documents & then tap, tap, tap just drag it along & run out of time.” He added: “A.G. Jeff Sessions was played like a drum!”
  • Ann Coulter Turns on ‘Disloyal Actual Retard’ Trump in Twitter Rant

    05/27/2020 3:20:12 PM PDT · by TBP · 110 replies
    The Wrap via Yahoo ^ | May 24, 2020 | Rosemary Rossi
    Ann Coulter went on an early Sunday morning Twitter tear, calling President Donald Trump “the most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office.” The far-right media pundit and former Trump defender was triggered by the president’s Friday tweet in which he called for Alabama voters to “not trust Jeff Sessions” and instead put their support behind Sessions’ Republican Senate seat challenger, football coach Tommy Tuberville. “3 years ago, after Jeff Sessions recused himself, the Fraudulent Mueller Scam began. Alabama, do not trust Jeff Sessions. He let our Country down. That’s why I endorsed Coach Tommy...
  • Trump is right to take jabs at Jeff Sessions

    05/26/2020 11:12:12 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 26 2020 | Michael Goodwin
    President Trump is a man of many feuds, some of them so petty, they defy defense. But in one of the biggest, he’s standing on the high ground. Trump and Jeff Sessions, his first attorney general, are locked in a Twitter spat as Sessions seeks to reclaim his Alabama Senate seat. The president has endorsed Sessions’ GOP opponent, former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville, and regularly rips Sessions, tweeting Friday: “Three years ago, after Jeff Sessions recused himself, the Fraudulent Mueller Scam began. Alabama, do not trust Jeff Sessions. He let our Country down.” Sessions’ response was revealing — of...
  • Trump slams Sessions: 'You had no courage & ruined many lives'

    05/23/2020 5:44:06 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 145 replies ^ | 05/23/20 | Marina Pitofsky
    President Trump lashed out at former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter Saturday evening, accusing the GOP Alabama Senate candidate of 'ruining lives' when he decided to recuse himself from the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Russia probe. The tweet from Trump slamming Sessions is the latest installment in a back-and-forth between the two over Memorial Day Weekend. “Jeff, you had your chance & you blew it. Recused yourself ON DAY ONE (you never told me of a problem), and ran for the hills. You had no courage, & ruined many lives,” Trump shared, retweeting Sessions’s earlier rebuke. “The dirty cops,...
  • Jeff Sessions Confronts Trump on Twitter Over His ‘Anger’

    05/22/2020 10:23:24 PM PDT · by be-baw · 114 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | May 22, 2020 | Allison Quinn
    Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions publicly called out President Trump on Twitter late Friday for continuing to whine about his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation. ... “Look, I know your anger, but recusal was required by law,” Sessions wrote. “I did my duty & you're damn fortunate I did. It protected the rule of law & resulted in your exoneration. Your personal feelings don't dictate who Alabama picks as their senator, the people of Alabama do.”
  • ‘Do Not Trust Him, He Let Our Country Down’ – President Trump Hammers Jeff Sessions, Praises Tommy Tuberville

    05/22/2020 4:39:55 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 215 replies
    GP ^ | 05/22/20
    President Trump tore into former Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday evening.Sessions is running for his old Alabama Senate seat against Tommy Tuberville.The President took a shot at turncoat Sessions and told the people of Alabama not to trust the former AG.TRUMP: 3 years ago, after Jeff Sessions recused himself, the Fraudulent Mueller Scam began. Alabama, do not trust Jeff Sessions. He let our Country down. That’s why I endorsed Coach Tommy Tuberville, the true supporter of our MAGA agenda!  After recusing himself like a coward and allowing Rosenstein and Mueller to hijack the Justice Department for two years – which...
  • Sessions sends open letter to Alabamans on recusal from Mueller probe

    05/12/2020 3:38:22 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12 2020 | Tyler Olson
    Jeff Sessions, the former Alabama senator who is now running to reclaim his seat after a brief stint as President Trump's attorney general, released an open letter to Alabamans on Tuesday explaining his recusal from the Department of Justice probe into Russian election interference amid attacks from Trump and his GOP primary opponent on the issue. The letter seeks to set the record straight on why Sessions stepped back from the investigation -- which also looked into potential Trump campaign involvement in the Russian scheme -- while reaffirming Sessions' support for the president. It comes just days after Trump slammed...
  • Jeff Sessions Calls For Ban On All Employment-Based Immigration During Coronavirus Crisis

    04/23/2020 10:33:16 AM PDT · by rintintin · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 17 2020 | Jason Hopkins
    Former Attorney General-turned-Alabama Senate candidate Jeff Sessions is calling for a moratorium on all employment-based immigration until the U.S. unemployment rate reaches pre-coronavirus pandemic levels. Sessions made the announcement during a Thursday press release, saying the federal government should not take on more foreign workers until the country’s unemployment level falls below 3.5%. The declaration appears to be the most dramatic call for employment-based restrictions since the pandemic began.
  • Unsealed Invoices Prove Planned Parenthood Was Paid Handsomely for Aborted Baby Body Parts

    04/15/2020 10:50:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    OPERATION RESCUE ^ | April 15, 2020 | Cheryl Sullenger
    San Francisco, CA – When the Center for Medical Progress released its shocking series of videos in the summer of 2015, showing undercover footage of Planned Parenthood abortionists and executives discussing their lucrative trade in body parts harvested from aborted babies, it caused a tsunami of bad publicity for the nation’s largest supplier of abortions. The sale of tissues and organs of aborted babies for profit is illegal under 42 U.S. Codes 274e and 289g-2. It was not long before a San Francisco, California, Federal Court Judge placed a gag order sealed up much of the evidence gathered during the...
  • Sessions: No regrets about leaving Senate to serve as attorney general

    04/14/2020 7:49:34 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04 15 2020 | Alexander Bolton
    SNIP Sessions, who was the first — and for a long time only — senator to endorse Trump in 2016, left the Senate to become Trump’s attorney general in February 2017. He had held the Senate seat for 20 years. But his relationship with the president quickly turned sour after he recused himself from a decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate Trump after it was revealed that Sessions did not disclose a meeting with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Nevertheless, Sessions said Tuesday he doesn’t have any regrets. “No, you don’t regret things like that,” Sessions said when asked...
  • Trump campaign tells Sessions to stop promoting himself as Trump ally

    04/02/2020 12:57:35 PM PDT · by Conserv · 40 replies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign told Senate Republican candidate Jeff Sessions on Thursday to stop promoting himself as a Trump ally, lashing out at the former U.S. attorney general, whom the president soured on. “We only assume your campaign is doing this to confuse President Trump’s loyal supporters in Alabama into believing the president supports your candidacy in the upcoming primary run-off election. Nothing could be further from the truth,” Trump re-election campaign chief operating officer Michael Glassner said in a letter to Sessions, a U.S. senator from Alabama before he became attorney general. Sessions was an...
  • Feds arrest over 600 alleged Mexican cartel members

    03/11/2020 12:29:55 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03 11 2020 | J. Edward Moreno
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced Wednesday that more than 600 arrests have been made as a result of an interagency operation cracking down on Mexican cartel activity. “Project Python,” a DEA-led initiative, targeted members of Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG). According to the DEA, over the last six months federal law enforcement officials have been monitoring the activities of the accused. The operation resulted in more than 600 arrests nationwide, 350 indictments and “significant seizures of money and drugs,” according to the agencies. “Project Python marks the most comprehensive action to date in...
  • Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski Delivers Remarks at the Project Python Press Conference

    03/11/2020 8:10:40 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies ^ | 3/11/20 | DOJ
    Washington, DC ~ Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Remarks as Prepared for DeliveryGood afternoon, everyone.  Thank you for joining us.Today, we are announcing the results of Project Python, a multilateral interagency operation targeting the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, also known as CJNG.  This operation was led by the DEA, and on behalf of the Department, I want to thank Acting Administrator Dhillon for his strong leadership in the fight against transnational organized crime. And I want to express my appreciation for the courageous law enforcement professionals of the DEA – the men and women who, day in and day out, put...
  • Trump endorses ex-Auburn coach Tuberville over Jeff Sessions in Alabama Senate race

    03/10/2020 8:12:57 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 111 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 10, 2020 | 10:59pm | Vincent Barone
    President Donald Trump endorsed former Auburn Football coach Tommy Tuberville over his former attorney general, Jeff Sessions, in a tight Alabama Senate primary runoff this month. The president cited Tuberville’s football prowess in his backing Tuesday over Sessions, who served in the Senate for 20 years between 1997 and 2017 before Trump’s administration. “Tommy was a terrific head football coach at Auburn University. He is a REAL LEADER who will never let MAGA/KAG, or our Country, down! Tommy will protect your Second Amendment,” Trump tweeted. “He will be a great Senator for the people of Alabama. Coach Tommy Tuberville, a...
  • Trump tears into Jeff Sessions after former AG forced into runoff for old Senate seat

    03/04/2020 6:24:06 AM PST · by conservative98 · 111 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/4/20 58 minutes ago | Ronn Blitzer | Fox News
    President Trump has little sympathy for former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who now faces a runoff election after failing to secure a majority of votes in Tuesday's Alabama Senate primary.
  • Sessions likely headed to runoff in Alabama GOP Senate race; Roy Moore won't make it

    03/03/2020 10:28:52 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 47 replies
    NBC News ^ | March 3, 2020 | Jane C. Timm
    Former Sen. Jeff Sessions and onetime Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville were neck and neck in the Republican primary race for the Senate on Tuesday night and likely headed for a runoff.
  • Despite Senate experience, Sessions finds himself in ‘tough race’ (Gee, I wonder why?)

    02/25/2020 4:44:28 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 50 replies ^ | 2/25/20 | Paul Gattis
    Tuesday was another day in another city, another time to reintroduce himself to his home state and maybe capture some votes along the way. It hasn't been this way for Jeff Sessions since the beginning, this constant touring of Alabama soliciting support after Alabama elected him four times to serve as their senator in Washington. And now it seems Sessions, after 20 years in the Senate, is back at the beginning.
  • Sessions, Tuberville neck and neck in new Senate poll

    02/12/2020 6:59:43 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 59 replies ^ | 2/12/20 | Todd Stacy
    With less than three weeks to go until the primary election on March 3, a new Alabama Daily News poll shows a tight race among Republican contenders for the U.S. Senate. According to the survey of likely Republican voters, if the election were held today, 31% would vote for former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, 29% would choose former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville and 17% would choose Congressman Bradley Byrne. Five percent said they would choose former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, and no other candidate registered more than 1%. Sixteen percent of voters said they were undecided.