NEWS: President Trump makes another controversial endorsement.
The president never ceases to surprise, to also read the two articles on the subject below.
Published on 12.6.2022
In recent months, President Trump has lent his support to a number of people who have sparked controversy among his supporters.
Last week, he backed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Ca.), for his re-election.
This support sparked confusion and anger from many of his supporters after the New York Times leaked an audio recording of McCarthy saying he was going to pressure President Trump to resign over the unrest. at the Capitol on January 6.
Yesterday, Trump endorsed Katie Britt for the Senate in Alabama, giving the cold shoulder to Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) following their feud over voter fraud and the 2020 presidential election results.
Britt “is a fearless America-first warrior,” Trump said in a statement. He added that Britt “strongly supports our Second Amendment which is under siege, defends parental rights and will fight for our military, our veterans and the integrity of the election.”
Ms. Britt, a former aide to Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), said she was grateful for the support.
“President Trump knows the people of Alabama are tired of career politicians who do nothing. It’s time for the next generation of conservatives to stand up and shake things up in Washington to save the country we know and love for our children and our children’s children,” she said in a statement. “In the Senate, I will fight to uphold Alabama’s conservative Christian values, advance the America First agenda, and preserve the American Dream for generations to come. »
Brooks and Britt are currently neck and neck in the Alabama Senate primary. According to a poll published in mid-May by Cygnal and the Alabama Daily News, Brooks is only ahead of Britt by 2%. The first round of the primaries took place last month. Brooks and Britt will face off in the second round of the election on June 22.