Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions told President Trump his “anger” will not sway the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.
A tweet from the president on Friday urging Alabamians to oppose Sessions because of his Russia investigation recusal prompted a late-evening response defending that fateful decision. It was as pointed a message as Sessions has ever directed at Trump.
“Look, I know your anger, but recusal was required by law,” Sessions said to the president. “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