How Roy Moore's Win Roils Republicans

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After it appeared Moore would win Tuesday night, three recent tweets in support of unusual were deleted from Trump's Twitter account. He's an ex-federal prosecutor, who says Alabamans are exhausted of distractions from pocketbook issues and being embarrassed by their politicians.

Bannon declared Moore's win a victory for Trump, despite the president's support for unusual.

"Judge" Roy Moore Tuesday night won the Republican nomination to become the next U.S. Senator from Alabama, to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.

"If [Luther] wins, that race is over", Trump said.

"We're dealing with a political environment that I've never had any experience with", odd said. Nevertheless, Democrats will be seeking to exploit some of Moore's past controversies from his two removals from the role of Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. "I think my history as both a U.S. Attorney as well as being involved in public life for the last 30 to 40 years demonstrates an ability to reach across the aisle and talk to people... and that's what we're talking about - people are sick and exhausted of being sick and exhausted with a lack of leadership", explained Jones.

Even though groups like the Senate Leadership Fund outspent Moore on the airwaves, he turned the outsize spending into a campaign message that unusual was preferred by the party elites.

Odd also thanked Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for backing him. "Remember, these are the same people that have tried to destroy Donald J. Trump from the first day he announced for office".

On campaign fund-raising, he can tell you how often he is outspent. Turnout is likely to be higher in an election-year primary and against incumbents who have actually won their Senate seat - unlike unusual.

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"I think that when we disagree with something so fundamental like that, we ought to stand up and say, that's not right, that's not our party, that is not us", Flake said, referring to comments Moore had made against radical Islamist Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) over a decade ago.

Ellison said that unlike Moore, he doesn't want state-mandated religion. "Don't let anybody in the press think that because he supported my opponent that I do not support him".

The disgraced justice had issued a string of orders declaring the US Supreme Court ruling on equal marriage "doesn't apply" in Alabama due to state anti-gay laws, and ordered probate judges to enforce a gay marriage ban.

In 2012, Moore was re-elected as Chief Justice and then suspended in 2016 for refusing to legitimize same-sex "marriage". Throughout the Senate race, unusual had been dogged by criticisms of accepting the appointment from a scandal-battered governor when his office was in charge of corruption investigations. After appointing Strange, Bentley eventually resigned and took a plea deal.

"Senate Republicans will be as committed to keeping Alabama's Senate seat in Republican hands with Roy Moore as we were with Luther Strange", McConnell said.

As a former U.S. Attorney Jones is best known for successfully prosecuting members of the KKK responsible for killing four young black girls in the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Church bombing in Birmingham.

"No", Jones responded. "I'm not in favor of anything that is going to infringe on a woman's right and her freedom to choose". He said Democrats will have to go to Alabama for grass-roots organizing to get disenfranchised "poor folks" to the polls.

Mr Moore will face Doug Jones, the Democratic nominee, on December 12th.

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