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Jeff Sessions still backs Donald Trump despite being axed as attorney general

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he still supports President Trump – despite being dumped by the commander in chief.

Sessions appeared Tuesday night at a Republican fundraiser in Huntsville, Alabama, where he praised the president for “relentlessly and actually honoring the promises he made to the American people,” according to AL.com.

“Thats why I still do support him,” he added.

The former senator from Alabama, who was the first member of Congress to endorse Trump in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, incurred the presidents wrath for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian meddling.

Trump relentlessly belittled Sessions during the nearly two years he led the Justice Department – once also referring to him behind the scenes as “Mr. Magoo,” the Washington Post has reported.

In is comments Tuesday, Sessions didnt address the House impeachment inquiry against his former boss.

Sessions said he was “proud” of the presidents policy agenda and attributed “much of [Trumps] frustration” to his “inability to move the bureaucracy to achieve what he ought to Read More – Source

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