Trump Preaches Family Values, Gun Rights at Alabama Campaign Rally

Trump Preaches Family Values, Gun Rights at Alabama Campaign Rally

Trump Preaches Family Values, Gun Rights at Alabama Campaign Rally

But the odd endorsement represents a pragmatic decision by Trump, after heavy lobbying from Republican leaders, who view him as less unpredictable and risky than Moore.

"In fact...he just came out against that totally ridiculous rule, the filibuster rule, that's ridiculous", said Trump of unusual.

Despite support for Moore from some of Trump's most ardent supporters, including two former White House officials, Stephen Bannon and Sebastian Gorka, the president has endorsed odd in the race.

President Donald Trump rallied for Senator Luther Strange in Huntsville, Alabama on Friday and sought to distance him from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Sen.

For Liska, he just wants a senator that's going to represent Alabama.

The campaign has largely focused on McConnell.

Odd says of Trump, "He knows I've got his back". Robert Bentley after Sessions' promotion to the Justice Department, and unusual has proven a reliable vote for McConnell and President Donald Trump. The President later asserted that unusual "didn't know" the Senate majority leader.

Trump said he's endorsing odd out of loyalty.

Moore, a controversial former state judge, boasts the support of prominent pro-Trump figures, including two ex-White House staffers, chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon and his terrorism aide, Sebastian Gorka.

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And he railed against the Senate's "crazy" 60-vote threshold to pass legislation, complaining that - with Republicans controlling only 52 seats - it's impossible to pass bills. Republican leaders are concerned about the impact a loss by odd could have on Trump's political strength ahead of the 2018 mid-term elections, as well as Republicans' ability to advance Trump's agenda in Congress. Trump also dwelled on the political risk he was taking backing odd, insisting that the media would attack him if the Alabama Republican lost.

Trump took aim again at North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's nuclear aspirations, calling him "Little Rocket Man" and promising that "we're going to handle it, folks" at a rally in Alabama. "Now he's talking about a massive weapon exploding over the Pacific Ocean, which causes calamity".

The White House has not said if Trump will make any appearances when he returns to New Jersey this weekend.

Hours after John McCain torpedoed Republican hopes to repeal and replace Obamacare, Trump expressed his disappointment. He also chided the Arizona Republican for what he saw as hypocrisy.

Trump also said "I feel like I'm from Alabama, frankly..."

"Fake news. They won't show this", the president said. Luther Strange - a recent appointee who has based his entire campaign on his allegiance with the President.

Trump went after the NFL for not taking a stronger stance against players kneeling during the National Anthem. Are you going to build that wall on the mountain?' I said, 'You don't need the wall on the mountain. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who started the trend a year ago when he played for the San Francisco 49ers, hasn't been signed by an National Football League team for this season. "He is truly someone who reflects the Judeo-Christian values that were so important to the establishment of our country".

But Carson confidant Armstrong Williams insists the praise is not an endorsement.

President Donald Trump during an October 2016 campaign rally in Phoenix.

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