The Latest: McConnell has spoken to Trump, Pence on Moore


WASHINGTON — The Latest on Roy Moore and the special election in Alabama for the U.S. Senate (all times local):2:10 p.m.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has spoken to both President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence in recent days about the Alabama Senate race and the allegations against GOP candidate …

The Latest: Trump says he and McConnell ‘closer than ever’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are “closer than ever before.” Trump appeared with McConnell Monday at an impromptu press conference at the White House. Trump says McConnell has been a “friend …

Trump, rallying in Alabama, doubts Roy Moore can win against a Democrat

President Donald Trump on Friday cast doubt on Senate candidate Roy Moore’s chances of winning the general election in Alabama against a Democratic challenger, while heaping praise on Sen. Luther Strange during a rally in the state. “Luther’s going to …Ben Carson breaks with Trump, endorses Roy Moore in Alabama Senate …

Alabama locals claim US Senate candidate Roy Moore hung out at malls, flirted with teenage girls

US Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “should step aside.” Mr Ryan says sexual abuse allegations against Moore “are credible.”Speaking to reporters overnight, Mr Ryan joined the growing chorus of Washington Republicans calling on Mr Moore to quit the race after two women stepped …

‘I’m your latest distraction’: Michael Moore fires back after Trump disses his Broadway show

Like many of President Donald Trump’s tweets, the one lashing out at filmmaker Michael Moore seemed to come out of nowhere.”While not at all presidential … ” it began, before taking aim at Moore’s Broadway play, “The Terms of My Surrender,” which had ended its run the weekend before.”I must …

The Finance 202: Roy Moore debacle endangers GOP’s tax revamp dreams

THE TICKER Former Alabama Chief Justice and Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. (AP / Brynn Anderson) The GOP’s Alabama nightmare poses a growing menace to the party’s tax-cutting dreams.  Five days after The Washington Post’s explosive report detailing four women’s allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican Senate candidate Roy …

A Win for Roy Moore Could Spell Trouble for Trump and the GOP

First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter. Video Will Begin In… 3. Play. Facebook · Twitter; Embed. Alabama Senate Candidate Moore shows off gun at What happens if Roy Moore wins the …

Son of Senate candidate Roy Moore arrested in Alabama

Son of Senate candidate Roy Moore arrested in Alabama  ABC NewsRoy Moore’s son arrested, charged in Etowah County  whnt.comGOP Alabama Senate candidate’s son arrested  The HillDemocrats see path to Senate majority in 2018  PoliticoJuan Williams: Mr. Trump and Senate Republicans, please walk away from Alabama’s Roy Moore  Fox NewsFull coverage