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Jeff Sessions Stands Up to Former Boss Trump on Twitter

"Alabama, do not trust Jeff Sessions," the president said, to which Sessions said that the voters would pick the state's next senator, not Trump

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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions stood up to his old boss Friday after President Donald Trump encouraged Alabama voters to reject Sessions in his bid to return to the U.S. Senate, NBCNews reports.

Trump on Friday afternoon once again tweeted his endorsement for Sessions' rival, college football coach Tommy Tuberville, in the primary contest for the seat Sessions held before joining Trump's Cabinet.

Trump tweeted, "Alabama, do not trust Jeff Sessions."

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