Trump’s Evangelical Allies Really Didn’t Like Jeff Sessions

The Atlantic’s Emma Green writes, “American Christian leaders did not like former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who resigned the day after the midterm elections at the president’s request.” Some opposition against Sessions, a conservative Christian himself, came from members of President Trump’s informal evangelical advisory council like Jerry Falwell Jr., who disapproved of Sessions largely because he recused himself from the special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s 2016 election interference. Green adds, “Sessions invoked the ire of a number of pastors, progressive and conservative alike, when he quoted the Bible to justify his department’s policy of separating families and children at the border.”

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