HUD Sec. Ben Carson Praises Roy Moore in Statement Ahead of Trump Rally for Luther Strange
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson sent out a statement this afternoon praising Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore… hours before President Trump‘s rally for Moore opponent Luther Strange.
The President’s support of Strange over Moore was one of the many subjects the two debated last night.
Moore has received support from people like Sarah Palin and Sebastian Gorka, with Palin saying at a rally last night, “We’re sending Trump someone who has our back — not Mitch McConnell’s.”
The President, however, is publicly supporting Strange, to the dismay of some, even claiming that his pick has “gained mightily” since his endorsement:
Will be in Alabama tonight. Luther Strange has gained mightily since my endorsement, but will be very close. He loves Alabama, and so do I!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 22, 2017
Well, in a statement this afternoon, Ben Carson praised Moore and said he was “delighted” to hear Moore was running:
— Alex Pappas (@AlexPappas) September 22, 2017
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