Donald Trump Says He Will Not Campaign Against Jeff Sessions: ‘I’ll See How It All Goes’

Breitbart | 11/9/2019 | Staff
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President Donald Trump said Friday that he will not campaign against former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced a bid for his old Senate seat in Alabama.

Asked by reporters if he would campaign against Sessions, Trump replied, “No, I won’t. I’ll see how it all goes, you have some very good candidates.”

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The president commented on the Alabama Senate race as he left the White House for a campaign trip to Atlanta.

Former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville, U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne, and Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill are also running to replace Democrat Senator Doug Jones in the state as well as Judge Roy Moore, the candidate who lost the 2017 race against Jones.

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The Club for Growth released a poll showing that Sessions was leading the Republican primary field with 36 percent while Tuberville was at 23 percent.

But Trump indicated he would not get involved.

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“We’ll see what happens,” Trump continued. “He’s got tough competition. I mean, you have the football coach, Tommy is doing very well. You have some good people running in Alabama. Let’s see what happens.”

Sessions announced his decision to run again on Thursday, exactly a year after he resigned as Trump’s attorney general.

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