Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'

27 November, 2017, 02:11 | Author: Kristine Mills
  • Roy Moore faces multiple allegations that while in his 30s he molested or harassed teenage girls as young as 14

Trump fired off two morning tweets indirectly supporting Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who has been accused of sexual assault or misconduct by nine women, some of whom said they were teenagers at the time.

In a pre-dawn tweets Sunday, Trump repeated his argument implying Moore's election in Alabama's special election December 12 would be better than that of Democrat Doug Jones.

"The last thing we need in Alabama and the U.S. Senate is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the Border, Bad for our Military and our great Vets, Bad for our 2nd Amendment, AND WANTS TO RAISES TAXES TO THE SKY", he wrote from Florida, referring to Democrats' congressional leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi. If Jones wins, he could imperil the chances of passing what is now the most important domestic policy legislation of Trump's term.

I endorsed Luther Strange in the Alabama Primary.

On Sunday, the president claimed that after he had supported odd, the candidate "shot way up in the polls" - a claim he also made in September - but "it wasn't enough". Lindsey Graham, R-Seneca, have each said Moore should drop out of the race. "Liberal Jones would be BAD!"

The Democratic candidate in the sharply contested Alabama Senate race says his opponent in the race, Republican Roy Moore, is "unfit for office".

More news: Saudis say they will reopen Yemen's main airport, port for humanitarian aid

Trump referenced Jones on Tuesday when he told reporters, "We don't need a liberal person in there". Moore has denied the allegations. "From a Republican point of view, I don't know what winning looks like with Roy Moore", he added.

Trump has repeatedly refused to use Moore's name in a series of effective endorsements of the candidate.

"Doug Jones is continuing to focus on finding common ground and getting things done for real Alabamians", the statement said.

In a later tweet, Trump seemed to try to slightly distance himself from Moore, making clear he was far from his first choice for the candidacy.

Even Donald Trump has weighed in on the controversy, saying that people should vote for Moore because Doug Jones, who convicted the Klansmen who killed 4 girls when they bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala, is "soft on crime".

The doubling down on Moore comes a day after a report in the New York Times said the president is annoyed with his daughter Ivanka after she called out the Alabama Republican over the sexual accusations.



Actress Naya Rivera charged with domestic battery
Former Glee cast member Naya Rivera , 30, was arrested Saturday for allegedly hitting her husband Ryan Dorsey . The two are pictured at an event for March of Dimes on December 4, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Sami added the AIHRC had received more complaints regarding denial of alimony to women this year compared to the previous years. This evidence, however, doesn't improve the actions for women's inclusion, leadership and protection.

Wizards to go without guard John Wall after sustained knee injury
The point guard started two games earlier this season, averaging 33.5 minutes, 5.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 8.0 assists. Washington announced Saturday that Wall underwent an MRI due to knee discomfort.

MI to start QB John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State
Haskins led Ohio State down the field after Barrett's injury, setting up Dobbins' 1-yard touchdown run with a 22-yard scamper. The Buckeyes added onto their lead with a 44-yard field goal from Sean Nuernberger with 10:21 to play in the fourth quarter.

Miley Cyrus' epic response to pregnancy reports
But The Hunger Games actor then broke off their engagement in 2013 and Miley went off the rails. Despite the pregnancy speculation, Miley appeared to have had an enjoyable birthday.

Apple's 4-inch iPhone SE may have a successor soon
Nevertheless, the possibility remains that the first budget and pocket iPhone released in 2016 will get a major upgrade soon. The device has been priced to appeal to the vast market that clamors for a bite of the half eaten fruity technology.

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Comment on Tension During Warriors vs. Thunder
Durant denied his beef with Westbrook in the postgame conference. "Man, that's just ball", Durant said of the interaction. To begin the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, the Oklahoma City Thunder have gotten off to an 8-9 start.

Pakistan may file 'fresh charge' against Hafiz to keep him in custody
I will gather the people from across the country for the cause of Kashmir. He feared that "the Punjab government may detain him in any other case".

Nigeria Drop to 50th on Fifa Ranking Despite Impressive Displays
There were no changes to the top five as Germany, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium retained their positions. Switzerland moved up to eight while France and Chile complete the top ten in ninth and 10th respectively.

North Korea slams new measure against Nuclear development
Trump and Tillerson have both said the time for such patience is over and now is the time to act decisively. The recent visit of a special Chinese envoy to North Korea should give a clue to the North's position.