Twitter mocks Sessions for referencing ‘Jewish AIPAC event’
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Social media users on Tuesday turned Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsRosenstein warns of growing cyber threat from Russia, other foreign actors Key GOP lawmaker throws cold water on Rosenstein impeachment With new immigration policy, Trump administration gutting the right to asylum MORE’s referencing “the Jewish AIPAC event” into a meme.

Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the panel’s probe into Russian election interference, Sessions mentioned being excited to attend a President Trump speech because the only time he’d heard him speak prior to that was “at the Jewish AIPAC event.”

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He was referencing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, an annual event held by one of the U.S.’s leading pro-Israel groups. Trump spoke at the 2016 conference.


Twitter users quickly seized on Sessions’s turn of phrase: