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Trump Tweets Endorsement of Roby in Re-Election Campaign

Friday morning, President Trump took to Twitter to endorse U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (R-Alabama) in her re-election bid to represent Alabama’s Second Congressional District in Congress.  Roby is seeking her fifth term. This endorsement is significant because Roby, a Republican, said in the 2016 presidential campaign that she wouldn’t vote for Trump and had asked him to step down in…

Alabama AG Joins Legal Effort to Enforce Order Against Sanctuary Cities

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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshal has joined a coalition of state attorney’s general to support the president’s executive order against sanctuary cities. The following is the press release from the Attorney General’s office:               (MONTGOMERY)—Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined a coalition of 11 state attorneys general in an amicus brief to support President Donald Trump’s executive order regarding…

President Trump Calls on Roy Moore to Concede Race

President Donald Trump is calling on Republican Roy Moore to concede after he lost the Alabama Senate race. Trump told reporters Friday as he departed the White House: “I think he should. He tried.” Trump endorsed Moore in the contentious race despite the allegations of sexual misconduct that shadowed Moore’s campaign. The White House said Thursday that Trump had called…

President Trump Speaks Out about Moore’s Defeat

President Trump is defending his decision to initially back Sen. Luther Strange against Roy Moore in Alabama’s U.S. Senate election, saying in a predawn tweet that “Roy worked hard but the deck was stacked against him.” “I was right!” the president said in a Twitter post, a day after Democrat Doug Jones narrowly defeated Moore, a former state Supreme Court…

Int’l Visitors to U.S. Down 4 Percent in First 6 Months of 2017

Has the Trump slump in tourism hit? The number of international visitors arriving in the U.S. declined nearly 4 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2016, according to data released Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Travel and Tourism Office. Many sectors of the travel industry have been warning…

Trump “discomfort” with Roy Moore campaign

White House says that's why he is not campaigning for Moore.

WASHINGTON (AP) – A White House aide says President Donald Trump isn’t campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore due to “discomfort” with allegations that the former judge initiated sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. National Republicans are face dwindling options to force out the party’s nominee before the Dec. 12 vote. White House legislative director Marc Short says…

“Mensa” Offers to IQ-Test Trump & Tillerson

Trump brags he has a higher IQ than the Sec. of State

The Mensa organization administers IQ tests to people, and admits only the smartest into their group. CBS reports their invitation to the men was not accepted.      Only about 2% of the population gets a high enough score to belong to Mensa. “When we were asked earlier about President Trump’s IQ and IQ testing … we just thought it…

Outside Media Looking In

How they treated last night's Roy Moore Victory

It was difficult to absorb any online or offline media and not come across the story of Tuesday’s U.S.Senate GOP  primary runoff election. A CNN  story described the president’s disposition when he went to bed last night after roy moore’s win—“embarrassed and pissed”. There was this analysis from a former Trump campaign aide quoted in the daily caller website: “Judge Moore…

A.G. Jeff Sessions Still Has No Plans to Quit Despite Trump’s Tweets

Says he will not resign.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a statement on issues related to visas and travel, Monday, March 6, 2017, at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Alabama Native and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions still has no plans to quit, CBS News’ Paula Reid reports, after another Trump tweet betraying some frustration with him over…

Trump to Sign Bill Extending Veterans’ Health Care Program

President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation to extend temporarily a program that gives veterans access to private-sector health care. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump will sign the bill Wednesday at the White House. The extension will provide stopgap services while Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin develops a longer-term plan to allow veterans to more easily go outside…