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 Sessions Trump to lawmakers pressing Sessions to investigate Comey and Clinton: 'Good luck with that' Five takeaways from Trump adding Giuliani Trump disputes report that he calls Sessions 'Mr. Magoo' 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 StrangeGOP intensifies war against Blankenship in West Virginia Republicans fear Cochran replacement puts Senate seat at risk Mississippi is new headache for GOP in the South MORE.

Sessions is the U.S. attorney general.

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 McConnellGOP senator: Democratic opposition to Pompeo 'driven 100 percent by politics' Pompeo lacks votes for positive vote on panel GOP poised to advance rules change to speed up Trump nominees 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.