Skip to comments.Mitch McConnell Publicly Floats Jeff Sessions As Write-In Alternative To Roy Moore
Posted on 11/14/2017 2:02:52 PM PST by Enlightened1
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday publicly floated the idea of getting Attorney General Jeff Sessions to take his old Senate seat, as Republicans continue to seek alternatives to Judge Roy Moore.
McConnell made the comments to the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council while talking about who could mount a successful write-in campaign, like Sen. Lisa Murkowski did in Alaska in 2010. McConnell said she was popular in the state and was universally well-known, qualities that Sessions has in Alabama.
"The name being most often discussed may not be available, but the Alabamian who would fit that standard would be the attorney general," McConnell said. "He's totally well-known and is extremely popular in Alabama."
"That obviously would be a big move for him and for the president," McConnell said. He said President Trump is discussing what to do in the Alabama race "in great detail" as he wraps up his Asia trip.
McConnell conceded that he isn't sure Sessions would come back after leaving earlier this year to take over as head of the Department of Justice. Some reports were already saying Monday that Sessions had no interest.
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Mitch must know, through internal polls, that Roy Moore is going to win.
Now Mitch is trying to weasel out by saying he is for a conservative and just not Roy Moore.
Sorry Mitch you do not have me fooled for 1 second.
I wish the RP in the House and Senate had the spine to remove Ryan and McConnell.
These two man have betrayed the nation.
The Never Trump swampers sure stick together don’t they?
... if the Senate agrees to confirm Roy Moore as Jeff Sessions' replacement in the U.S. Attorney General post.
Mitch McConnell floats all right.
McConnell is gunning for Roy Moore harder than the DNC. It really makes you wonder why he is so palpably afraid of Moore winning.
These idiots in charge act like they’re hiding behind a brick wall that we can’t see through...
I think it’s time to let the Dems take back Congress. How could it possibly be worse?
As long as we can have Judge Roy Moore as AG....
JEFF SESSIONS *IS* DEEP-STATE.
Blocking any decent SCOTUS and federal judges...
Don’t get lost in the mist.
All this will do is dilute the Moore vote. Mitch is a worm.
Mitch, have you been smokin’ those Rhubarb leaves again?
Someone needs to get to the bottom of Yertles military records pronto. Shut his mush-mouth up.
Good idea, Mitchie, I’d love to see Sessions get his old position back...so long as President Trump appoints Moore to the AG post. Something tells me you wouldn’t be too happy about that, though, eh McTurtle?
Why wouldn’t they. The people DON’T see them.
I have been saying that since DAY 1 after the election. About time they admitted it.
"How could it be worse" is a rather lame expression. It can ALWAYS be worse.
If Sessions were to be removed from office, by Trump or to go back into the Senate, is there ANYONE here who thinks the Dems would allow a stronger AG??? I sure wouldnt want to see Rosenstein move up, because the Left would never support a Conservative and neither would the RINO Senators.
Well, I had not noticed a whole lot of confirmations coming out of this Congress as it is. You do have a point, but I think that what is happening now is a clear indication that the country is not going to hold together much longer anyway. We need a Plan B, and the GOP obviously cannot be part of that plan.
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