Trump tells crowd to talk to Jeff Sessions about chants to lock up Clinton

President Trump told supporters Friday that that they’d have to “speak to 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” after the crowd chanted “lock her up” in response to a reference to former secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

“You’ve got to speak to Jeff Sessions about that,” Trump said, after allowing the “lock her up” chants to continue for several seconds. He was speaking at a rally for Alabama GOP candidate Sen. Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeDems search for winning playbook Stephen Bannon steps down from Breitbart Scott joins Armed Services Committee MORE.

Sessions is the U.S. attorney general.

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The “lock her up” chant was frequently heard at Trump rallies throughout the 2016 presidential campaign.

After he won the election, Trump told supporters “we don’t care” about the chant anymore.

“That plays great before the election — now we don't care, right?” Trump said at a rally in Michigan in December.

Trump appeared at a rally Friday for Strange ahead of the upcoming Alabama Senate primary to fill Sessions's previous Senate seat.

Strange, who was endorsed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Overnight Finance: Lawmakers see shutdown odds rising | Trump calls for looser rules for bank loans | Consumer bureau moves to revise payday lending rule | Trump warns China on trade deficit MORE (R-Ky.), is facing off against ex-Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, who has the support of former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon and former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.