Ed Henry questions Strange's support of Trump

Ed Henry questions Strange's support of Trump

Ted Cruz campaign in Alabama, criticized Trump before the March primary in Alabama previous year, telling, "If the voters knew Donald Trump's background, what he intends to do as president, I am very confident you would have a mass exodus from Donald Trump's support base".

Conflict surfaced again today between two of the candidates in Alabama's special election for the U.S. Senate, mainly over claims about what they have done to help or hurt President Trump. Robert Bentley appointed unusual to in February, amid state investigations of Bentley's relationship with a staffer.

In the ad, Brooks says he will "fight every spending bill that doesn't fund that wall", if elected to the Senate, and he promises to "read the King James Bible" on the Senate floor to filibuster any such legislation.

During the signing of his book, Abuse of Power: The Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Decision, at a campaign event at the Alabama Republican Party Headquarters in Hoover, Judge Roy Moore said he would prefer his fellow candidates stick to what they want to do in the U.S. Senate.

"There is a real anxiety among the people that I serve on why we're not putting more things on the president's desk", he said.

Ed Henry
Ed Henry

"What's going on now among the candidates is quite simply the fact that I have been leading in the polls by eight to ten points all along", Moore said. Bentley resigned in April and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor campaign finance violations. In the spring, Henry said he'd run against unusual for the Senate seat, but later changed his mind and did not file paperwork to run. Former Gov. Robert Bentley appointed him in February.

A top GOP super PAC with ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is targeting Rep. "And that is when he showed up", said Henry.

Strange's team has had its own criticism of Henry, including his 2014 support of then-Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn. In 2015, Henry was part of a group that called for Hubbard to step down from his leadership spot.

He also says he will not run for Brooks' house seat should Brooks win the senate election and that he is looking forward to civilian life.

The others in the GOP field are Christian Coalition President Randy Brinson, Birmingham businessman Dom Gentile, state Sen.