Tuesday, 20 August, 2019

Pres. Trump Backs Sen. Strange in Ala. Primary

Alabama GOP Senate primary live results Greg Nash
Christy Curtis | 15 August, 2017, 01:03

Luther Strange, who was appointed by then-Gov.

Right now that job is held by Sen.

In a special election that has been dubbed as "The Battle of Alabama", several different factions of the Republican Party are all vying to permanently replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate in a fight that could signal the future of Donald Trump's presidency. Luther Strange in Tuesday's three-way primary here. Luther Strange in an early morning tweet Monday.

"It is so important that you do", Trump says in the recording.

President Trump recorded a robocall for Sen.

"He is helping me in the Senate and is going to get the tax cuts for us".

Brooks then released a statement saying he was confused by the president's decision to choose unusual over himself. "It is an honor to work with him to make America great again".

Odd is trying to finish in the top two - and make sure none of his other challengers top 50% of the vote - to advance to a primary runoff in the race to fill out the rest of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Senate term. In Alabama, a deep-red state that overwhelmingly backed Trump, the Republican who emerges from the field will most likely win the special election. Trump had previously endorsed unusual on August 8, saying that odd "has done a great job representing the Great State of Alabama".

Trump on Monday morning tweeted odd has his endorsement and is "strong on Border & Wall, the military, tax cuts & law enforcement".

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