President Donald Trump on Monday came as close as he has to date to offering a full endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
The embattled 70-year-old Republican has been accused of making unwanted sexual advances on teenagers some 40 years ago, but Trump took to social media to explain that the vote on the GOP tax reform bill shows why Moore is needed.
“Democrats refusal to give even one vote for massive Tax Cuts is why we need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama. We need his vote on stopping crime, illegal immigration, Border Wall, Military, Pro Life, V.A., Judges 2nd Amendment and more. No to Jones, a Pelosi/Schumer Puppet!”
Naming Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Trump followed up with a second tweet elaborating on the tacit endorsement.
The president’s entire agenda could be at stake.
“Putting Pelosi/Schumer Liberal Puppet Jones into office in Alabama would hurt our great Republican Agenda of low on taxes, tough on crime, strong on military and borders…& so much more. Look at your 401-k’s since Election. Highest Stock Market EVER! Jobs are roaring back!”
In a further show of his concern for the Alabama race, President Trump is planning a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday. Coming just four days before the special election, the rally is just across the state line and Pensacola shares the same media market as Mobile, Ala, according to The Washington Post.
Another Trump-related effort favorable to Moore features the president’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump, the wife of Eric Trump.
In a series of robocalls, Lara Trump invites Alabama residents to attend the Pensacola rally.
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