A White House official confirmed Monday that President Trump will not campaign for embattled GOP Senate Hopeful Roy Moore ahead of the December 12th special election, saying the President has no plans to travel to Alabama before voters head to the polls.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, an administration insider told the Associated Press that President Trump will not stump for Moore in his race against Democrat Doug Jones to fill the seat left vacant by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Last week, the President bucked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other prominent Republicans who urged Judge Moore to immediately step aside after several women came forward and accused the nominee of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers; saying he “totally denies” the allegations.
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Trump unloaded on Democrat Doug Jones on social media, saying “the last thing we need” is a “puppet” of Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi; adding the liberal candidate “wants to raise taxes to the sky.”
“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,” Trump tweeted.