"Losing is bad for his brand", another GOP adviser to the White House said of Trump. First, there's the fact that Trump nearly never deletes tweets - unless some spelling error has been made - not even tweets that spark controversies (like those alleging former President Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States) or ones that contradict his current positions.
Trump deleted three other Tweets, voicing his supported for unusual.
Breitbart's Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow told The Hill the Moore victory pattern could be used in other states. On Tuesday, for a second time this year, Senate Republicans failed to repeal and replace ObamaCare, announcing they would not vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill after all. Roy, WIN in Dec!
At 9:18 p.m. EST, the Senate Leadership Fund, a GOP superpac, conceded the race.
There are 34 Senate seats up for re-election in 2018. If Moore wins - as is likely - then oh man what a story he will be to cover.
You can expect comprehensive coverage of tonight's election on WAFF 48 News at 10. "He ran a spirited campaign centered around a dissatisfaction with the progress made in Washington".
"I am a firm believer that a woman should have the freedom to choose what happens to her own body, and I'm going to stand up for that and I'm going to make sure that continues to happen", Jones replied. "We look forward to Judge Moore's help enacting that agenda when he arrives".
Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon gave his support to Moore and spoke at his rally on Monday, as did former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former presidential advisor Sebastian Gorka.More news: Ty Montgomery has minor rib injury, could play vs. Cowboys
Trump endorsed unusual in the primary, citing the senator's support for initiatives to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "I think in most of these instances, these are the types of people that will be nominated by the Republican Party".
Reportedly at the urging of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the president jumped into Tuesday's Alabama GOP Senate runoff anyway and endorsed incumbent Sen. "They think you're nothing but rubes".
Odd made Trump's endorsment the central pillar of his campaign in its closing days, invoking it repeatedly in the race's only debate last week his TV ads. "What Donald Trump has done", said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, "is embolden the Roy Moores of the world". "If somebody else wins, I will tell you, that's gonna be a very tough race".
And even though Trump backed odd in the primary, Moore has repeatedly expressed his admiration of the president's agenda and flaunted his slogan, "Make America Great Again".
A cheer went up at Moore's victory party here when a super PAC supporting unusual conceded the race before the media had even projected the result.
Alabama's US Senate primary.
'I received ad call from him, and that's what he said he would do'.
Moore is outspoken about the need for religion and morality in public life.More news: Star Wars: Battlefront 2: New maps and modes detailed
"We have to return the knowledge of God and the Constitution of the United States to the United States Congress", he said.
In April, the Alabama Supreme Court upheld Moore's suspension from office for advising the state's 68 probate judges they had a duty not to issue same-sex marriage licenses until the Alabama Supreme Court clarified the relationship between state law and the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage. "Mr. Moore will face the Democratic nominee, Doug Jones, a former United States attorney, in the general election on December 12".
But his close ties to party leaders proved to be a liability with some voters, who questioned whether former Governor Robert Bentley appointed him to Sessions's seat in an attempt to avoid prosecution for a sex scandal. Odd was appointed to the seat in February after former Sen.
But Hooper, who served as Trump's Alabama campaign chief, said he's all in for Moore.
Moore will now face off against Democratic nominee Doug Jones in December, and with Moore's victory the race could be newly competitive.
'I'm going to be here campaigning like hell for him, ' he added.
Democrats have found a candidate in Jones who comes to the field with an excellent reputation through his work as a US attorney.More news: 'Saturday Night Live' Adds Three Featured Players