Dakota Layton, Author at Bama Politics

According to a new report by Kaitlan Collins of CNN, President Trump will campaign for former Auburn football coach, Tommy Tuberville next month at the Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile as Tuberville prepares to face Trump’s former Attorney General, Jeff Sessions in a runoff scheduled for…

Jeff Sessions

As the Alabama GOP runoff election between former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville heats up, Sessions has scored a high-profile endorsement from President Ronald Reagan’s former Attorney General, Ed Meese. Meese served as Reagan’s Attorney General from 1985-1988. Meese…

Doug Jones Floor Speech on Donald Trump

On Wednesday, Alabama’s Democratic Senator, Doug Jones voted for an amendment proposed by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren that would require all military assets that are named after Confederate soldiers to be renamed. “Our servicemen and women shouldn’t have to live and work on American military…

In light of protests across the globe over the brutal murder of George Floyd, House Democrats unveiled a new piece of legislation on Monday known as the “Justice in Policing Act” that is aimed at combating the systemic racism and use of police brutality in…

On Wednesday, Alabama native and champion of equal pay policies for women, Lilly Ledbetter joined Alabama’s Democratic Senator, Doug Jones to celebrate the anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Equal Pay Act that was signed into law by President Obama in 2009. According to a press…

On May 5, I wrote an op-ed in support of Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto to be Joe Biden’s Vice Presidential pick. However, The Hill reported on Friday that Senator Masto withdrew her name from consideration because she’s not interested in the job. In light of…

The past few days for the United States of America have been very worrisome, to say the least. On May 20th, Tedros Adhanom-Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, announced that more cases of COVID-19 had been reported to the organization over the past 24 hours…

The Twitter war between President Trump and his former Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has intensified to a new stage. On Sunday, Sessions tweeted, “[email protected]: Mr. President, Alabama can and does trust me, as do conservatives across the country. Perhaps you’ve forgotten. They trusted me when…

AL GOP Senate candidate Jeff Sessions has repeatedly tried to reconcile his relationship with President Donald Trump while at the same time, defending his decision to recuse himself from the Russia-related investigations into the President. However, his attempts have been futile. The President has continued…

The 2020 Presidential election between the Republican incumbent, Donald Trump, and the Democratic nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden is less than 6 months away and there’s no doubt in my mind that the President will attempt to frame the race in a similar way…

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