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President Trump to Visit Lee County Tornado Damage on Friday

This afternoon, President Trump announced that he will be coming to Alabama on Friday to see the tornado damage in Lee County. The EF-4 tornado killed at least 23 people on Sunday in the Beauregard community, becoming the deadliest tornado to hit the U.S. since 2013. The president’s announcement came during a signing ceremony. “I’ll be heading to Alabama on…

U.S. Senator Doug Jones: I will vote to Confirm A.G. Nominee Barr

Senator Jones is conducting these news conferences monthly.

U.S. Senator Doug Jones says he is confident nominee William Barr will follow the rule of law, be respectful of Civil Rights and voting laws, and will be fair with the Mueller Report probing allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. Jones comments came during a video news conference from Washington. On other topics, Jones said He is…

Trump on Sessions

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)   AP—President Donald Trump says he’s happy with “most” of his Cabinet as he suggests changes may be coming. Trump said at a Wednesday press conference that he is “looking at different people for different positions,” adding that “it is very common after the midterms.” Asked specifically about the future of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy…

Is the Relationship Between President Trump and Attorney General Sessions “Beyond Repair”?

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says the relationship between President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is “dysfunctional” and “beyond repair.” Graham told NBC that the Justice Department needs a leader who can work with the president and that Sessions was not the only person for the job. But he said anyone picked to replace Sessions would…

Alabama’s Doug Jones says he is keeping ‘open mind’ on Kavanaugh

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Doug Jones says he is keeping an “open mind” on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The Democratic senator told reporters Friday evening that he wants to do his “due diligence” on Kavanaugh’s work. He said he is also not worried about a flurry of advertising pressuring him to confirm Kavanaugh. Jones…

Bright Issues Statement on Trump’s Endorsement of Roby’s Re-Election

Republican Second District Congressional candidate Bobby Bright has issued a statement on today’s endorsement by President Trump of Republican Congresswoman Martha Roby. Despite Roby saying in 2016 that she would not be voting for Trump because of her disappointment with his personal conduct, the President says he supports her re-election. Bright and Roby’s other Republican challengers had made an issue…

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…

President Trump Delivers 1st State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address clocked in at one hour and 20 minutes. According to the American Presidency Project, that makes Trump’s speech one of the longest State of the Union addresses in recent presidential history. President Bill Clinton’s final State of the Union speech in January 2000 ran longer than Trump’s at just over an…

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…