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 SessionsHouston restaurant shuts down social media after Sessions photo backlash ACLU’s lawsuit may force Trump to stop granting asylum applications US judge rejects Russian company’s bid to dismiss Mueller charges 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 StrangeThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump to GOP: I will carry you GOP strategist: Trump will be anchor around Republicans' necks in general election Trump: I ‘destroy' careers of Republicans who say bad things about me 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 McConnellThe Hill's 12:30 Report Republican strategist: Trump is 'driven by ego' Senate GOP campaign arm asking Trump to endorse McSally in Arizona: report 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.