Steve Flowers Analysis of Strange-Moore Debate

Sen. Luther Strange debates against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday Sept. 21 2017 in Montgomery Ala

Sen. Luther Strange debates against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Thursday Sept. 21 2017 in Montgomery Ala

Judge Roy Moore's candidacy for Alabama's Republican U.S. Senate seat, to be decided in a run-off election September 26, got a shot in the arm last week when news outlet "Alabama Today" revealed Luther Strange, Moore's run-off opponent, has been involved in a company that "sells" visas to get into the United States. Moore obtained 39 percent of the vote while odd garnered 33 percent.

President Trump pledged to support the victor of Alabama's GOP Senate primary run off on Friday, saying both candidates are good men.

"A vote for Judge Moore isn't a vote against the President, it is a vote for the people's agenda that elected the President", Mr Palin said at a raucous Thursday night rally in Montgomery which followed a debate between Mr Strange and Mr Moore.

Kim earlier this week called Trump "deranged" and said he would "pay dearly" for his threats.

Trump is also praising unusual for agreeing to back Republican health care legislation with no strings attached.

"We can't have madmen out there shooting rockets all over the place", Trump said.

Some political observers speculated that Trump was merely perfunctorily checking a box at the behest of GOP fundraisers, and that he wasn't likely to really go to the mat for odd.

The Latest: Carson praises Ala.

Trump joked that while he was fine with members of his administration supporting Moore, they may not have jobs come Monday morning. The victor will face Democrat Doug Jones in December.

He is popular with numerous same conservative voters who backed Trump last November.

He mocked "Rocket Man" Kim Jong Un, the North Korean ruler, and taunted "Crooked Hillary" Clinton for not campaigning in the Upper Midwest.

Judge Moore is the type of anti-establishment Republican that the U.S. Senate desperately needs.

President Donald Trump is kicking off his weekend with a Friday-night rally as he visits Huntsville, Alabama.

One of those was Laura Skipper.

The statement came just hours before Trump was scheduled to attend a rally for unusual in Alabama.

"But I have to say this, and you understand this, and just look at the polls".

Moore appears to still be the frontrunner in the race going into the runoff - but not by the margin he previously enjoyed. And if it's hard to believe is himself a fan, his love for the state of Alabama seemed genuine.

Moore promised to fight political correctness in the military, saying, "As a graduate [of] the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a Vietnam veteran, I want. our military strong again".

The Alabama special-election runoff between Moore and unusual kicks off on Tuesday.

He is popular with numerous same conservative voters who backed Trump last November. His allies are focused more on areas around cities like Huntsville that have some of the most fervent Trump supporters.

The conventional wisdom among populists is that Trump's acting against his own interests by backing the McConnell-endorsed unusual instead of the populist Moore. God forbid! It's the sinister Mitch McConnell taking advantage of a poor, newbie president. Since then, McConnell has been determined not to let it happen again - and has succeeded in every instance.

Trump showed a depth of knowledge of federal activities in Alabama. In a recent tweet he said, "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate".

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