Senator Jeff Sessions endorsed Donald Trump’s presidential aspirations on Sunday during a rally in Madison, Alabama. In his home state, Sessions said, “Make America great again!”.
Appealing to populism, Sessions spoke of the people’s voices being heard.
“This is a campaign. This is a movement. The American people are not happy with their government
“There is an opportunity this year. We have an opportunity, Tuesday, and maybe the last opportunity we have for the people’s voice to be heard. You have asked for thirty years, and politicians have promised for thirty years, to fix illegal immigration. Have they done it? Donald trump will do it!,” said Sessions.
The crowd broke out into a brief chant:
“We want trump! We want Trump!”
Crticizing international trade agreeements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Sessions warned of the threats such treaties pose to American sovereignty. Promising that a President Trump would kill such proposals, Sessions cautioned that the passage of such proposals would “damage America.”
Claiming that something unique was happening in America with a limited window of opportunity for seizure, Sessions called on Americans to support Trump.
“I believe a movement is afoot that must not fade away,” said Sessions.
Putting on a red baseball hat with the now iconic “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” slogan, Sessions made his official declaration of endorsement.
“I am pleased to endorse Donald Trump for the President of the United States,” declared Sessions.
Widely regarded as the Senate's strongest voice in opposition to illegal immigration, proposals for amnestying of illegal aliens, and border security, Sessions's endorsement presumably bolsters Trump's bona fides in this realm when added to the list that includes Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Arizona's former Governor Jan Brewer.
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