By Greg Richter. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions endorsed Donald Trump for president on Sunday afternoon just two days before that state participates in the first multi-state primary day.
“Wow, what a crowd this is!” Sessions shouted to a crowd of more than 30,000 in a high school football stadium in Madison, Alabama.
“I told Donald Trump, this isn’t a campaign, this is a movement,” said the four-term Republican, who is one of the leading conservative voices in the Senate. “Look at what’s happening. The American people are not happy with their government. So some say, you know, you just need to let the people calm down a little bit and they’ll forget it and let it all go. Should we forget it? No we should not.”
This year may be the last opportunity to fix illegal immigration, Sessions said.
“You have asked for 30 years, and politicians have promised for 30 years to fix illegal immigration. Have they done it?” he asked. (Read more from “Trump Just Landed yet Another Massive Endorsement” HERE)
Chris Christie Slammed for Donald Trump Endorsement
By Fredreka Schouten. Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and a top supporter of Chris Christie’s failed presidential bid, on Sunday sharply criticized the New Jersey governor’s endorsement of Donald Trump as “an astonishing display of political opportunism.”
“Donald Trump is unfit to be president,” Whitman, who served as Christie’s national finance co-chair, said in a statement to NBC. “He is a dishonest demagogue who plays to our worst fears.” Whitman called on Christie’s donors and supporters to “reject the governor and Donald Trump outright” . . .
Christie’s surprise endorsement Friday of Trump roiled Republican political circles, and the New Jersey governor faced intense questioning Sunday about that decision on ABC’s This Week. Christie acknowledged that he still disagrees with Trump on an array of policy issues, such as whether to overhaul Social Security. (Read more from “Chris Christie Slammed for Donald Trump Endorsement” HERE)