Prominent Pro-Trump Group Splits With President in Alabama Senate Race


Jeff Sessions joined the Trump administration as attorney general.

The former Alaska governor, who was John McCain's Republican running mate in 2008, has thrown by her high-profile support behind an "insurgent" candidate in an Alabama senate race who is challenging the candidate supported by Mr Trump.

A political advocacy group now aligned with Bannon, Great America Alliance, recently financed a pro-Moore bus tour across Alabama, and could serve as another weapon going forward in Bannon's ongoing war against the Republican establishment.

The campaign has largely focused on McConnell. And while odd claims with a straight face that he will "drain the swamp", he is one of the alligators.

"You are going to come back and kick everybody's ass", Trump said in reference to a call between himself and unusual regarding the Senate election. You don't even know they're there.

Several times Trump urged the audience to make sure they turn out and vote for Luther Strange.

The White House didn't immediately respond to The Washington Post about the conception of "Big Luther", or when Trump first called the senator such.

In 2010 and 2012, the GOP had a few disastrous Senate primaries where extreme candidates won and then lost winnable races to Democrats in the general election.

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But Moore has been arguing he's the one who can "best drain the swamp", and after the debate held his own rally with some of Trump's most fervent backers, where they lamented that Trump had gotten bad advice in deciding to back unusual over Moore.

Trump is also praising odd for agreeing to back Republican health care legislation with no strings attached. "As long as I'm president you're going to have so much money spent here" (presumably meaning on defense projects)", Trump promised.

In between his praise of Strange, Trump touched on a smorgasbord of topics. "Now he's talking about a massive weapon exploding over the Pacific Ocean, which causes calamity".

Trump said he "might've made a mistake, I'll be honest", by wading into the race. Trump recounted how, on efforts last spring to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, he tried to wine and dine senators to vote for the bill, and many wanted something in return or for him to meet their families. He also chided the Arizona Republican for what he saw as hypocrisy.

"And I'm calling him". He talked at length about the wall he hopes to build on the Mexican border, insisting it needed to be see-through. "They are terrified of Roy Moore", Flynt said. He said Moore and unusual were "both good men". But he said: "I think you're going to come back and you're going to kick everyone's ass and you're going to be great".

Since 2016, a number of African American NFL players have taken a knee during the National Anthem.

"Judge Moore is a fine man of proven character and integrity, who I have come to respect over the years", added Carson, Politico reported.

Trump, during a political rally in Alabama on Friday night, also blamed a drop in National Football League ratings on the nation's interest in "yours truly" as well as what he contended was a decline in violence in the game. On Monday, Moore will hold a "faith and family" rally in Fairhope, with special guest, Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson.