What started out as a Twitter attack on his former attorney general Jeff Sessions has grown into a call by President Donald Trump for Sessions to drop out of the Alabama Senate race.
“You should drop out of the race & pray that super liberal @DougJones, a weak & pathetic puppet for Crazy Nancy Pelosi & Cryin’ Chuck Schumer, gets beaten badly,” Trump tweeted. “He voted for impeachment based on “ZERO”. Disgraced Alabama. Coach @TTuberville will be a GREAT Senator!”
Sessions responded that Trump was fortunate that he recused himself so that the Mueller probe would be seen as fair.
A recent poll of Alabama voters showed that Sessions’ opponent Tommy Tuberville was leading Sessions by 22 points, which doesn’t bode well for Sessions’ election.
Tuberville is the former Auburn University head football coach.
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