Who Is Roy Moore, The Republican Senate Nominee Backed By Nigel Farage?

Saul Bowman
October 3, 2017

But despite Trump's best efforts, and despite the $15 million Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his allies dumped into the race, Moore emerged victorious by a substantial margin, prompting effusive celebration from Steve Bannon and others who boosted his campaign. We look forward to Judge Moore's help enacting that agenda when he arrives.

President Donald Trump is being sued by a government watchdog group after he deleted tweets issued in support of Luther Strange, who on Tuesday lost a tight runoff for Alabama's Senatorial seat.

Supported by fellow evangelical Christians of Alabama, Moore's defeat of unusual was the defeat of an incumbent who was backed with millions of dollars by establishment Republicans led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky.

Trump and Vice President Mike Pence appeared with odd at rallies in the race's closing days and a political group affiliated with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell spent close to $9 million on his behalf. He insisted that he supported the president and aimed to Make America Great Again. The Senate Leadership Fund super PAC, or political action committee, aligned with GOP majority leader Sen.

ELLIOTT: Now, the rest of his speech was more traditional Roy Moore, sounding more like a Sunday sermon than a victory lap, striking that religious tone that really works for him in Alabama.

Watch the discussion above. He ran against the establishment, he defeated the establishment, he would not compromise with the establishment.

"I say RIGHTS, for such they have, undoubtedly, antecedent to all earthly government, -Rights that can not be repealed or restrained by human laws-Rights, derived from the great Legislator of the universe", John Adams wrote in his "Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law". "I would like to congratulate Roy Moore on his victory in Alabama tonight".

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who campaigned for Moore, called the victory the beginning of a "revolution" against incumbents in Washington.

Mr Strange was appointed to the Alabama Senate seat after Jeff Sessions joined the Trump administration as attorney general.

"And I might have made a mistake".

Twice, Roy Moore swore an oath to abide by and protect the state and U.S. Constitution. "I think there was a sense that 'we'll show them".

But Trump felt beholden to odd, who has supported his agenda during his few months in the Senate.

Following Strange's loss, Trump felt he was proven right and his team had largely failed him.

Much to the discomfiture of Trump, who had won Alabama by a big margin in the presidential election, it was Moore who won by a large margin (56% to 43%) against odd in the runoff, winning the Republican nomination for the Senate contest in which he is widely expected to prevail over the Democratic rival in December.

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