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Trump offers full support for embattled Republican Roy Moore

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Posted at 7:17 AM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 07:17:30-05

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is throwing his full support behind embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race.
           
Trump tweeted early Monday that "Democrats refusal to give even one vote for massive Tax Cuts is why we need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama."
           
It was Trump's most full-throated endorsement of Moore, who has lost backing of many top Republicans since he was hit with allegations of sexual misconduct decades ago.
           
Trump has assailed Democratic candidate Doug Jones and has defended Moore against allegations of child molestation. But the White House has said he has no plans to make campaign appearances.

McConnell: 'Let the people of Alabama make the call' on Moore
           
Trump tweeted: "We need his vote on stopping crime, illegal immigration, Border Wall, Military, Pro Life, V.A., Judges 2nd Amendment and more. No to Jones, a Pelosi/Schumer Puppet!"

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