The Republican Trump supporting rightwingflame thrower proves the polling correct….
He is sure to win the general election against Democrat Doug Jones…..
Trump gave lukewarm support to Senator Luther Strong, who was chosen to replace Jeff Session, who left the job to become the US Attorney General….
Trump has said he’ll support Moore in the general election….
Former Alabama judge Roy Moore has won the state’s Republican Senate runoff, a victory that will threatens establishment Republicans and hands President Trump his first electoral loss since taking office.
Moore led every public poll since he and Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) advanced to the runoff in August. And the former state Supreme Court justice’s reputation as a conservative firebrand won him the enthusiasm of the party grassroots, even as Strange and his allies outspent him by a staggering margin.
But now that the GOP’s insurgent wing has taken its first Republican incumbent scalp, establishment Republicans now have to reckon with what that means for the party’s future.
Moore ran as an unabashed opponent of the Washington establishment and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), whose allies poured more than $10 million into the race on Strange’s behalf. That message drew support from many high profile anti-establishment forces, including former White House chief strategist….
The Special Election is Dec. 12th