In a state where Trump receives more than 60 percent of the vote, his endorsement is widely needed. Brooks and his rival businesswoman Linda Blanchard lobbied hard to gain support for the former president.
It’s a blast for Blanchard, who has touted her past role as the U.S. ambassador to Slovenia and is determined to spend $ 5 million on her own fortune in the Blanchard race, who donated to Trump. Broadly launched her campaign last month with an ad in which she describes herself as “a proud member of the MAGA movement.” The spot features a picture of her pickup adorned with Trump bumper stickers.
But Blanchard insisted she had no plans to exit the race, saying in a statement she “Stay true to my commitment to this race to the Alabama people and to support President Donald J. Trump.”; My Trump “
“I have not wavered in supporting President Trump since the day he went down the escalator in June 2015.He was the greatest president of my life and I intend to go to Washington as a US Senator from Alabama to represent America. The first term President Trump is the daily champion “Blanchard said.
Brooks, who was first elected to office in 2010, has become a staunch Trump ally. Congressmen were the speaker at a Jan. 6 pro-Trump rally, ahead of the congressional uprising Brooks, 66, Call to the crowd “Start deleting the name and kick ass”
He was backed by Trump adviser Stephen Miller, who joined Brooks at the launch of the campaign last month. Miller is a former assistant to former Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.).
Both applicants are working. To replace retirement Republican Senator Richard Shelby, who has been in office since 1987, Trump’s endorsement could prevent other candidates from entering the race. The list of potential entrants include former Chief of Staff Shelby Katie Britt, Secretary of State John Merrill and State Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh.
The former president has enjoyed his role as the creator of the GOP, giving him something not right. In the year 2022, the contestant who showed the best of his abilities. Trump’s endorsement at next year’s Senate race so far has influenced GOP tenants who support his agenda, including Saints Tim Scott of South Carolina Mike Crepo. Of Idaho and John Kennedy of Louisiana.
But Trump’s endorsement of Alabama may not necessarily seal Brooks’ victory. During the 2017 special election to replace the session in the first place, Trump endorsed and campaigned for the interim past. Sen. Luther Strange, who lost the Republican nomination. Former Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court Roy Moore Trump then endorsed Moore, who was accused of sexual misconduct against minors – during a close match with Democrat Doug Jones, which Jones narrowly won.