Jeff Sessions’ Resignation Sends Twitter Users Into Joke Meltdown

Jeff Sessions’ Resignation Sends Twitter Users Into Joke Meltdown

“Trump has accidentally given Jeff Sessions an old sock and he is now free to leave the premises.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions became the butt of jokes on Twitter Wednesday after he resigned at President Donald Trump’s request.

Trump wished Sessions “well” in a pair of tweets, in which he also revealed Sessions’ former chief of staff, Matthew G. Whitaker, would step into his shoes on an acting basis.

Many tweeters reminisced about Sessions’ fractious relationship with Trump, and his likeness to a Keebler Elf, a similarity repeatedly pointed out by “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert:

The good news is that since Christmas is coming up, Jeff Sessions should have no problem finding part-time work as an elf

— Alt Fed Employee (@Alt_FedEmployee) November 7, 2018

It worries me that we live in a reality where I just said, “We're gonna miss Jeff Sessions."

— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 8, 2018

Wonder if Jeff Sessions resignation had to do with his recent arrest pic.twitter.com/1TtY2smzrf

— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) November 7, 2018

jeff sessions is going to a farm upstate where he’ll have lots of space to run around and be racist

— Bob Vulfov (@bobvulfov) November 7, 2018

breaking: trump has accidentally given jeff sessions an old sock and he is now free to leave the premises

— zooey béchamel (@floozyesq) November 7, 2018

Jeff Sessions returns to his first love. pic.twitter.com/rhY7LGor2W

— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) November 8, 2018

The abuse and contempt Jeff Sessions endured from the president was a remarkable testament to his lifelong commitment to doing racism at the highest level.

— Ryan Devereaux (@rdevro) November 7, 2018

The movie Elf was released 15 years ago today, and Jeff Sessions just happens to get fired on its anniversary. 🤔

— Adam Best (@adamcbest) November 8, 2018

Imagine giving up your senate seat to be publicly humiliated for 2 years and then fired lmao alexa play despacito

— Dana Schwartz (@DanaSchwartzzz) November 7, 2018

Jeff Sessions was Attorney General for almost 64 Scaramuccis

— Hunter Schwarz (@hunterschwarz) November 7, 2018

*me getting dumped*

at your request, I am resigning from this relationship

— Dana Schwartz (@DanaSchwartzzz) November 7, 2018

congrats to jeff sessions on giving up his senate seat and letting the president humiliate him for two years so he could try to disenfranchise as many nonwhite people as possible

— Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) November 7, 2018

jeff sessions is the only confederate monument trump was willing to take down

— Clint Smith (@ClintSmithIII) November 7, 2018

Life comes at you fast. https://t.co/U6KJFFXrc0

— W. Kamau Bell (@wkamaubell) November 7, 2018

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