Jeff Sessions' Resignation Sends Twitter Users Into Joke Meltdown

Lee Moran
Attorney General Jeff Sessions became the butt of jokes on Twitter Wednesday

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:

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