Political world reacts to Roy Moore's victory in contentious Alabama primary runoff

Political world reacts to Roy Moore's victory in contentious Alabama primary runoff

"They have an opinion of Roy Moore, and they believe he is the kind of man that will go up and fight for them", Armistead said.

Roy Moore's victory in the Alabama Senate primary is provoking fears in the halls of the Capitol, with Republicans openly anxious that Moore's slash-and-burn politics could have broader implications in 2018 and beyond. Cochran's aides said he was being treated for a urological issue and could return to Washington if a vote was planned. Lindsey Graham of SC. Democrats were unified in their opposition.

That apparently doesn't include health care, though.

President Trump insists health care reform isn't dead.

The latest changes soften the magnitude of the funding shifts, but the end result remains similar.

Unusual was the first candidate endorsed by the president to lose an election since Mr. Trump took office. Sixteen states would gain money. Luther Strange, lost a primary to a bomb-throwing Republican who has been kicked off the state judicial bench twice for defying the law.

Being Alabama. It was Alabama picking Roy Moore for the same reason eight out of 10 Alabama Republicans still approve of the job Donald Trump is doing.

"Alabama was a rejection of Mitch McConnell and the entire Republican establishment that he represents", said Andy Surabian, senior adviser to the pro-Trump group Great America Alliance, which spent more than $150,000 on Moore's behalf. And he knows something about embarrassing Republican leadership.

Tuesday is being characterized as a "dreadful" day for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

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"There is a famous quote that I've read numerous times lately". That measure seems nearly certain to be defeated if a roll call were held. On top of that, McConnell's ally Sen.

"I saw Sen. Alexander in the gym this morning", Schumer said, "and he seemed open to it [working on a bipartisan deal]".

"One of the reasons there's a space (for insurgents) is because we haven't delivered", said GOP Sen.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday attempted to distance the Trump administration from some of controversial Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore's more bombastic comments.

Congress could theoretically vote to renew the health care bill's 50-vote protection next year.

Unlike the chamber's existing Republican outliers, Sens.

So here Trump admitted McCain and Murkowski were against the process, then falsely said they were "yes" votes.

Senate Republican leaders have conceded that prospects for passing the measure this week appear dismal.

Is the Republicans' effort to repeal and replace Obamacare really dead? Even party leaders concede that their prospects are dismal. Odd comes at a similar time, when Senate Republican leadership has failed to advance a conservative agenda and, once again, is looking to make deals with Democrats to secure amnesty for illegal aliens.