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Alabama Sen. Candidate Roy Moore Appeared Not to Know What DACA Was in Recent Interview

A new political gaffe has been making the rounds this Friday over one of the biggest news items heading into the weekend.

With a White House decision on DACA expected next Tuesday, The Washington Examiner‘s Philip Wegmann today highlighted some recent remarks on the subject made by Judge Roy Moore––a former state Supreme Court justice––in an interview with radio host Dale Jackson.

When asked if he supports the end of the Dreamer program, Moore responded, “Pardon? The Dreamer program?”

Jackson explained a bit and asked, “You’re not aware of what Dreamers are?” Moore said, “No.”

The host went on to explain further and said, “I’m kind of shocked that you don’t know what this is.”

Wegmann later received a statement from a Moore campaign spokesperson providing this repsponse:

Moore also tweeted about it:

Moore is currently in a runoff with Republican incumbent Luther Strange, whose campaign sent out a somewhat mocking statement today.

You can listen to Moore’s full interview above (the relevant part starts at the 12:30 mark), via The Dale Jackson Show.

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