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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:48 AM

Trump faces big choice on Moore's fate [View all]

Source: The Hill




BY JONATHAN EASLEY AND JORDAN FABIAN - 11/14/17 06:00 AM EST

President Trump is set to play a decisive role in the Republican battle over Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore — if he chooses to do so.

Trump, who so far has declined to directly address the allegations against Moore, is facing pressure from both sides. Senate Republicans signaled on Monday that they want nothing to do with Moore and will work to prevent his seating, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) saying he believed Moore’s accusers.

Key parts of Trump’s political base, however, are sticking with the former chief justice of Alabama’s state Supreme Court. Breitbart News and Trump’s former White House strategist and political guru Stephen Bannon are both fighting for Moore, who remains the favorite in Alabama — a state Trump won in last year’s election by 28 points.

Trump’s instincts would also appear to guide him toward Moore — despite the fact that he campaigned for the conservative’s GOP opponent in the Republican primary.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/360217-trump-faces-big-choice-on-moores-fate

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