One of the most important primaries, which will be a big indicator on the tone of the 2018 election, will take place this upcoming Tuesday. Robert Bentley, who was accused of misusing his office to cover up a romantic liaison with a staffer.
Brooks said perhaps the president is unaware that unusual was appointed by a scandal-battered governor and that he, and not odd, supports Trump's idea of changing Senate filibuster rules, which Democrats have used to kill proposals that can't get 60 votes.
And now, a new campaign ad from the Alabama congressman features Trump's tweet bashing McConnell. Moore, who was twice removed from duties as chief justice for defying courts on gay marriage and putting a Ten Commandments statue on public display, is strongly supported by some evangelical voters.
"You're absolutely right Mr. President, and Luther Strange and Mitch McConnell, they are dead wrong", Brooks says in the ad. Re-elected, he was suspended past year for defiance of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding same-sex marriages. "In a Brooks/Moore runoff (advantage Brooks) we see the vast majority of odd supporters backing Brooks who is seen as less extreme than Moore". "It's going to give some Mo Brooks supporters pause".
"Luther Strange is the favorite of all the people who in my mind have been a problem for conservatism in the last 20 years", Ingraham said when she announced her endorsement.
The Democratic and Republican primaries are Tuesday in the Senate special election and the focus has shifted to where it always does in the final days of any campaign.
"I'll tell you what: If he doesn't get repeal-and-replace done, and if he doesn't get taxes done, meaning cuts and reform, and if he doesn't get a very easy one to get done, infrastructure, he doesn't get them done, then you can ask me that question", Trump said during his 17-day vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey. Rock says Democrats are "shattin' in their pantaloons" because if he runs it will be "game on, mthrfkers". No, it is Republican Gothic, the grotesque becoming normal in a national party whose dishonest and, one hopes, futile assault on Brooks is shredding the remnants of its dignity. Charles Krauthammer is on vacation.