Pres. Trump Heads to Ala. to Support Sen. Strange
- Author: Angelo Rivera Sep 24, 2017,
Sep 24, 2017, 0:15
Not long into his talk, Trump said, "Luther is going to be taking over for a man you all love..."
"We want nations that cooperate with people We can't have mad men out there shooting rockets all over the place". This should have been handled eight years ago and four years ago and honestly 15 years ago and 20 years ago and 25 years ago.
"Just in case you were curious: No, Russia did not help me", Trump said at one point.
The race has become a top priority for Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and a superPAC affiliated with him will spend over $9m on Strange's behalf. As Alabama's attorney general, odd was charged with investigating the scandal that had engulfed then-Gov. But Trump said, "I called him".
"I'm going to out and look at them personally, going to pick the right one", he added.
Trump also referenced National Football League ratings, which are down so far this year, and blamed the low numbers on the protests negatively affecting the game.
The crowd began trickling out early after Trump's speech exceeded an hour, according to the Post.
Trump digressed often from the virtues of unusual - into a discussion of border walls, and North Korea, and football players.
President Donald Trump campaigned on Friday night for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange, in a race that has pitted him against his most loyal supporters and that holds the potential to upend the political dynamics for Republicans facing election in 2018.
The President repeated his belief that unusual would make easy work of Doug Jones in the general election, but that Moore would have a much tougher path to victory should he be the Republican nominee that faces Jones. "They see what Washington is trying to do and they're upset", Moore said. Trump said Republicans "don't have the guts to vote for it" now they have a president who will sign it. Sen.
"Roy has a very good chance of not winning in the general election", Trump said.
Trump will campaign Friday night in Huntsville alongside Sen.
The commissioner of the NFL says Trump's comments about players who kneel during the national anthem are "divisive" and show an "unfortunate lack of respect".
Odd is hoping that Trump's appearance on his behalf - and a subsequent visit by Vice President Pence on Monday - can be the boost he needs to get over the finish line in the primary.
Trump said he hadn't wanted to get involved in a primary race, but he praised Strange's loyalty and said odd had wrongly been branded an establishment insider.
"In case you were curious, no, Russian Federation did not help me", Trump declared. Luther Strange, calling him "a tough, tough cookie" who has been wrongly branded an establishment insider.
"You know, I brand people", he said.
Carson lauded what he called Moore's "Judeo-Christian values", and said "it is these values we must return to in order to make America great again", borrowing from Trump's own campaign slogan.