Bannon-backed judge trounces Trump's pick in Alabama GOP Senate primary

Sen. Bill Cassidy R-La. right speaks to an aide as he appears before a Senate Finance Committee hearing to consider the Graham Cassidy healthcare proposal on Capitol Hill Monday Sept. 25 2017 in Washington

Sen. Bill Cassidy R-La. right speaks to an aide as he appears before a Senate Finance Committee hearing to consider the Graham Cassidy healthcare proposal on Capitol Hill Monday Sept. 25 2017 in Washington

"Luther Strange started way back & ran a good race". "He has proven to me that he will never let you down", Trump said in a a tweet that has since been removed. For instance, Ben Carson - the conservative Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary - allowed Moore's campaign to release a statement praising the former judge hours before Mr. Trump took the stage to hold a rally for odd in Huntsville, Alabama on Friday.

Moore tweeted that the establishment was "defeated" Tuesday night. "Big election tomorrow in the Great State of Alabama". Trump was hoping to win a loyalist in odd, who has openly backed Trump's agenda.

Donald Trump at a rally for Sen.

Tuesday's primary vote sets up Moore to go against Democratic challenger Doug Jones in the bid to fill Alabama's seat left vacant by Sessions' appointment to the top Justice Department post.

Odd conceded the race and thanked supporters.

This could make it even more hard than it already is for Republicans to pass meaningful legislation, like a tax reform package or an infrastructure bill.

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In a tweet the president said he spoke with Moore for the first time following his victory last night, adding he sounds like a great guy who ran a fantastic race. Moore won a comfortable victory in Alabama due to the majority of Christians in the state.

Heavy tweets supporting unusual appeared to have been deleted since the announcement on Tuesday. Yet Democrats have not committed to help finance Jones' campaign, although Trump and other Republicans have expressed unease that Moore may be susceptible to defeat in the upcoming election. "As long as it is constitutional, as long as it advances our society, our culture, our country, I will be supportive, as long as it is constitutional", Moore said.

CNN reports Trump is "pissed", stating the obvious. He also had the backing of former White House adviser Sebastian Gorka, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Brexit leader Nigel Farage.

Moore vowed to fight for the people of Alabama, and thanked them for their support.

"We'll support him, the Republican party will, we will get behind him in the Senate so we can move forward with what's best for Alabama and who has the right answers for our constituents", said Knight. I encourage all Alabamians to vote in the general election scheduled for December 12, 2017.

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