Donald Trump Offers Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions Attorney General Position

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. speaks to media at Trump Tower, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in New York. President-elect Donald Trump is offering the post of attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, one of the Trump's closest and most consistent allies. That's according to a senior Trump official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the conversation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. speaks to media at Trump Tower, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in New York. President-elect Donald Trump is offering the post of attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, one of the Trump's closest and most consistent allies. That's according to a senior Trump official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the conversation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)


(ABC) — Donald Trump has offered the position of U.S. attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, senior Trump transition sources told ABC News.

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Sessions earned Trump’s favor after becoming the first GOP senator to officially endorse the candidate during the Republican primary.

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The Senate Judiciary committee member has been a regular visitor to Trump Tower over the past week as Trump has huddled with close advisers in deliberating how he will staff his administration.

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