Published: Sun, October 01, 2017
Entertaiment | By Paul Elliott

GOPer Roy Moore Is Trouble For Party Establishment

GOPer Roy Moore Is Trouble For Party Establishment

Or Jelly Beans." Colbert also offered this unsettling thought: "Unless Democrats nominate a statue of a Confederate flag, it looks like Roy Moore is the next senator of Alabama. Moore said, asked whether he expected judges throughout the land to obey the law. Republicans largely struck a supportive tone, even though Trump had endorsed unusual, who was named to the position after Jeff Sessions vacated the seat when he became attorney general.

In fact, Moore - who was twice suspended from his job as the chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court - had guidance and help from Trump's ideological guru Steve Bannon. "Vote Luther on Tuesday", the President had tweeted earlier. Forty-one percent said they oppose efforts to remove Confederate statues from the state, against 20 percent supportive, and 31 percent said they are supportive of the NFL National Anthem protests, against 44 opposed.

On Tuesday morning, Trump had tweeted: "ALABAMA, get out and vote for Luther Strange - he has proven to me that he will never let you down!"

"Trump can try to erase his support of unusual, but under the Presidential Records Act, all his tweets must be archived (we're suing over it)", the nonprofit wrote on Tuesday. While both men are equally disgusting, Donald Trump put all of his eggs in the Luther Strange basket, tweeting his support nonstop. The two are running for the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions when he assumed his current post.

WILLIAM BRANGHAM: The runoff between Moore and odd pitted some top Republicans against one another, each side claiming the mantle of President Trump and his agenda.

"They're ready to do just about anything they can to ruffle the feathers of incumbents in Washington, and to disrupt politics as we normally practice it", Theriault says. Sounds like a really great guy who ran a fantastic race.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) is the biggest loser here. It has been 25 years since a Democrat last won a U.S. Senate general election in Alabama, according to The Times.

Is Doug Jones building some Doug Jo-mentum?

Mr Moore now becomes the heavy favourite in Alabama's special election to be held in December against Democratic nominee Doug Jones.

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