Twitter mocks Sessions for referencing ‘Jewish AIPAC event’
© Greg Nash

Social media users on Tuesday turned Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsSessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants DOJ wades into archdiocese fight for ads on DC buses Overnight Cybersecurity: Bipartisan bill aims to deter election interference | Russian hackers target Senate | House Intel panel subpoenas Bannon | DHS giving 'active defense' cyber tools to private sector 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: