If former Attorney General Jeff Sessions – now running to regain a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama — was hoping to reconcile with President Trump and gain his endorsement, that hope seemed to evaporate Friday night.
“3 years ago, after Jeff Sessions recused himself, the Fraudulent Mueller Scam began,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Alabama, do not trust Jeff Sessions. He let our Country down. That’s why I endorsed Coach Tommy Tuberville (@TTuberville), the true supporter of our #MAGA agenda!”
The president’s tweet included a link to Tuberville’s campaign-donation site, and retweeted a Tuberville post from last Sunday, promoting his campaign.
Trump previously endorsed Tuberville in March, after Tuberville garnered the most votes in the state’s GOP Senate primary, AL.com reported. But because Tuberville did not attract support from an outright majority, he will face Sessions – the No. 2 finisher in March – in the July runoff.
The runoff was initially scheduled for March 31 but was rescheduled to July because of the coronavirus outbreak.