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Trump fully endorses Roy Moore after urging from Bannon, amid tight polls in Alabama race

Trump fully endorses Roy Moore after urging from Bannon, amid tight polls in Alabama race

President Trump on Monday fully endorsed Roy Moore, acting to back the Alabama Senate candidate after conversations with his former strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, who has advocated Moore’s candidacy.

Trump’s early morning tweets marked his first all-out endorsement of Moore, who has been accused of making unwanted sexual advances on teenage girls. They came after Republican leaders began to back away in recent days from previous threats to expel Moore if he were to win the Dec. 12 election.

Trump called Moore on Monday morning.

“Go get 'em, Roy!” Trump told Moore, according to a description of the phone...

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