90 Miles From Tyranny : Six Things Every American Should Know About Sen. Jeff Sessions

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Six Things Every American Should Know About Sen. Jeff Sessions

1: The First U.S. Senator to Endorse Donald Trump for President

Sessions was already familiar with Trump when the developer came to Capitol Hill to testify about proposed renovations to the U.N. headquarters in 2005. Trump argued that the proposed $1.5 billion cost was outrageous estimating that the actual cost could be done with $700 million.

Sessions called Trump’s testimony “a breath of fresh air” and thanked him for showing Congress how to save money.

In September 2015, Trump traveled to Washington D.C. to attend a rally against the Iran deal. He met with Sessions afterward, prompting speculation that the veteran senator was open to endorsing Trump.

In February 2016, Sessions appeared at a rally with Trump in Mobile, Alabama and endorsed him for president, a blow for his senate colleague Ted Cruz who was also running for president.

“I told Donald Trump this isn’t a campaign, this is a movement,” Sessions said. “Look at what’s happening. The American people are not happy with their government.”

In August 2016, Sessions wore a ‘Make Mexico Great Again Also’ hat while Trump outlined his tough positions on illegal immigration.

2: Leading opponent of amnesty:

Sen. Jeff Sessions is undoubtedly the biggest opponent of amnesty for illegal immigrants.

Sessions repeatedly denounced establishment members of both parties who worked hand in hand with top members of the business community as “Masters of the Universe” who worked behind closed doors to plot the legalization for...Read More HERE

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