Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeats 'lock her up' chant
Sessions was addressing a conservative group's high school leadership summit in Washington, where he promoted free speech and conservative principles.
Sessions criticized universities for "coddling our young people" and "actively preventing them from scrutinizing the validity of their beliefs."
"After the 2016 election, for example, they held a 'cry-in' at Cornell. I hope they had plenty of tissues for 'em to cry on," he said. "They had therapy dogs at the University of Kansas. Play-Doh and coloring books at the University of Michigan for heaven's sakes. You know, give me a break.
Students at Tufts were encouraged to 'draw about their feelings.'"
"Well I can tell this group isn't going to have to have Play-Doh when you get attacked in college and you get involved in a debate," Sessions told the crowd attending Turning Point USA's High School Leadership Summit at George Washington University. "I like this bunch, I gotta tell you. You're not going to be backing down. Go get 'em. Go get 'em."
Then chants of "Lock her up" broke out.
"Lock her up," Sessions said, chuckling at the brief interruption from the audience as the chant then grew louder.
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