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Tommy Tuberville, 65, beat Sessions in Tuesday’s Republican runoff as Sessions fell short in his attempted comeback for a seat he held for two decades before resigning to become Trump’s attorney general in 2017.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, Alabama postponed a Republican primary run-off for a U.S. Senate seat because of the coronavirus pandemic. The race pits former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions against former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville. Also, a…
The winner will face Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, the current incumbent, in November.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
The newest Twitter scolding by the president, who previously been largely quiet on the race, could further damage Jeff Sessions' hopes of a political resurrection in the state where he had been a conservative icon.
The 73-year-old Sessions served in the Senate for two decades before becoming President Donald Trump's first attorney general.
By Alan Fram, Kim Chandler, Associated Press
It's already clear that President Donald Trump's enmity toward Sessions, along with an established field of competitors, means he'll have to battle his way to the Republican nomination.
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Ahead of his appearance, the White House had instructed Lewandowski to discuss only matters covered in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report -- and indeed, Lewandowski…
By Lisa Desjardins, William Brangham
When Robert Mueller broke his silence in May, his main point was that his long-awaited report spoke for itself. But the report is 448 pages long. So Lisa Desjardins and William Brangham decided to dig into what the findings say…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Rosenstein's exit from the Justice Department caps a tenure marked by a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, which involved some of the most consequential moments of the president's term so far.
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