Trump endorses Mo Brooks in Alabama Senate race

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Former President Trump weighed in on Wednesday in the Republican Senate primary in Alabama, endorsing Rep. Mo Brooks, one of his biggest supporters in the House of Representatives.

"Mo Brooks has my Complete and Total Endorsement for the U. S. Senate representing the Great State of Alabama. He will never let you down!" the former president wrote in a statement released by Save America, Trump's leadership political action committee.

The former president's backing doesn't come as a total surprise.

As he formally announced his candidacy late last month in the race to succeed retiring GOP Sen. Richard Shelby, Brooks was accompanied by Stephen Miller, a top adviser to Trump during his tenure in the White House and the architect of the Trump administration's hard line on illegal immigration.

Miller, who before his tenure with the Trump administration was a congressional aide with former Rep. John Shadegg of Alabama and later former Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, spoke and endorsed Brooks.

In an interview with Fox News, Miller emphasized, "I can tell you from firsthand experience that the White House and the president considered Mo an invaluable ally during the entirety of the Trump administration, and that Mo has been an unyielding fighter on behalf of President Trump and the Trump agenda and the values that we all share."

Trump stressed similar sentiments in his statement, writing, "Few Republicans have as much COURAGE and FIGHT as Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks. Mo is a great Conservative Republican leader, who will stand up for America First no matter what obstacles the Fake News Media, RINOs, or Socialist Democrats may place in his path. Mo Brooks is pro-life, loves our Military and our Vets, will protect our Second Amendment, combat the Biden open borders agenda, is fighting for voter integrity (like few others)."

Brooks, a six-term representative who was first elected in 2010 to Alabama's 5th Congressional District in the northern tier of the state, sp... (Read more)