President Donald Trump endorsed former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville's bid for the old U.S. Senate seat of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, sending a clear message of disapproval to his former AG.
The former U.S. attorney is down by about 12 percentage points to the retired Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville leading up to the March 31 Senate runoff in Alabama.
Sessions is pitching himself to Alabama voters as an ardent Trump loyalist despite being "forced...out" of the office by the president in November 2018, as The New York Times described the tense White House split.
"Staying silent will only lead observers to infer that you care more about book royalties than, you know, who should be the president of the United States," Daniel W. Drezner wrote.
"President Trump called him weak, confused, ineffective," S.E. Cupp said.
"I don't get it. Do voters really want somebody that weak representing them in Washington?" Joe Scarborough said.
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he is running for his old senate seat Thursday, praising President Donald Trump despite a contentious former relationship. Negative ads had already arrived before the announcement, including one branding Sessions a "traitor."
President Donald Trump reportedly sent a warning to his former attorney general, who is considering standing in Alabama's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.
Donald Trump has previously denied reporting that he mocked Jeff Sessions as a "dumb Southerner."
Sessions reportedly voiced his mistrust of "those new people with nose rings and tattoos—who knows what they're doing?"
Exports from medicinal cannabis are expected to bring in about $1 billion in tax revenue for the Israeli government.
Although former Attorney General Jeff Sessions no longer works with the administration, he praised Trump's work ethic.
"If Sessions wants to run I expect them [the White House] to pick them a candidate and bash Sessions for a year-and-a-half."
"At the end of the day, I am convinced that Mr. Mueller will be allowed to do his job," the senator said.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi stressed that the "public has a right to know, and no one is above the law in terms of our having access to that information."
At least one demonstration is planned in every state in the U.S.
Whitaker replaces Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was asked to resign as the country's top law official by President Donald Trump.
Protesters held up neon letters spelling out "Protect Mueller" after Democrat lawmakers sounded the alarm that Attorney General Jeff Sessions's resignation could spell trouble for special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Jeff Sessions's temporary replacement as attorney general has criticized the Mueller investigation for widening the scope of its inquiries.
"At your request, I am submitting my resignation," Sessions wrote in his resignation letter.
David Dratch, 23, could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.
"The world will be diminished if journalists aren't able to go and travel and to report honestly conditions in differing countries," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.
"Actions that could happen would be a lifetime ban if someone is entering the U.S. for work related to the marijuana industry," Michael Collins, interim director at the Drug Policy Alliance's Office of National Affairs, told Newsweek.
"If we don't see something happen in 2019, almost all of us will be takeout targets for Canadian players."