President Donald Trump gives full endorsement of Roy Moore

December 5, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

President Donald Trump went all in for the election of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate.

The president took to Twitter to announce his endorsement of Moore for the U.S. Senate.  The president followed that with a phone call to Moore from Air Force One where he expressed his enthusiastic support for Moore’s candidacy.

Trump called Moore a “fighter” and expressed his eagerness to have Moore fighting for his agenda in Washington. The president wrapped up the call with a “go get ’em, Roy!”

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Trump will campaign 15 miles from Alabama border days before Senate special election

December 1, 2017

By Chip Brownlee
Alabama Political Reporter

The White House has said President Donald Trump won’t come to Alabama to campaign for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore but he will be in Pensacola, Florida, just 15 miles from the Alabama border, a few days before the Dec. 12 special election.

The Associated Press and The Washington Post report that Trump will appear at a campaign-style rally in Pensacola on Friday, Dec. 8, four days before the election. Pensacola, just east of Mobile, shares a media market with Alabama’s fourth largest city.

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Moore campaign slams Jones for having “Mexico First” agenda

November 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, the Roy Moore campaign attacked Doug Jones for what they called his “Mexico First” immigration and border control policies.

The Moore campaign stated that, on Saturday, Jones said he did not support the building of a border wall, stating that it would be too expensive. On Sunday, another Border Patrol officer was killed defending the Southern Border.  The Moore campaign also criticized Jones for his support of the controversial DACA and DREAM Acts.

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Interview with Bryan Peeples

July 14, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, The Alabama Political Reporter (APR) sat down for a long discussion with Republican US Senate Candidate Bryan Peeples about the issues likely to face the US Senate.

Peeples said, “I am a Rand Paul Republican. I think differently than some of the other candidates.  I support actually fighting for the individual rights of the citizens. I was described on the campaign trail, As a blend of John F Kennedy and Rand Paul. I take that as a great honor.  It is very humbling to hear that.”
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Alabama’s leaders react to Trump’s address to the Nation

March 1, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, US President Donald J. Trump addressed a joint session of Congress. Most of Alabama’s congressional delegation praised the President afterwards for his performance which was televised nationally.

US Senator Richard Shelby (R from Alabama) said in a statement, “In tonight’s address, President Trump laid out his vision for the nation and reiterated his commitment to ensuring that the American people have the opportunity to succeed. His remarks were a refreshing change from the last eight years, and I look forward to working with him on the many priorities discussed.”
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Jeff Sessions Speaks at Republican National Convention

July 20, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, July 18, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) addressed the Republican National Convention and said that Trump is the leader that will bring change.

Sen. Sessions said, “Our voters spoke clearly on two critical issues in our primaries: trade and immigration. They affirmed Donald Trump and his positions. They oppose Obamatrade. They demand a lawful system of immigration that protects their safety and their financial well-being.”
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Byrne Amendment to Block Illegal Aliens from Being Housed at Military Installations Passes House

June 17, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, June 16, 2016, the US House of Representatives passed an amendment authored by Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) that would prohibit the Department of Defense from using any money to construct or modify facilities to house unaccompanied alien children (UAC).

Byrne’s amendment passed the House by a vote of 223 to 198.

Representative Byrne said, “I’m pleased the House passed my amendment to make clear there are better places to house illegal migrant children than our nation’s military facilities. It simply makes no sense to place these children so close to military activities like Navy aircraft training or live firing ranges.”
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Shelby, Byrne, Bentley Oppose Housing Illegal Aliens at Orange Beach, Silverhill

June 6, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, June 3, 2016, the US Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) at the Department of Health and Human Services, where unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors could potentially be housed at Naval Outlying Fields in Silverhill and Orange Beach, Alabama, US Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama), Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R), and US Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose) announced that they would oppose President Obama’s resettlement plans.
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Sessions Asks: Who Runs Congress? Elected Representatives or Lobbyists?

April 15, 2016

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, April 14, US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) said on the floor of the Senate: “It’s time for us to represent the national interest. The time for the special interests is over on this subject. Congress has spoken repeatedly. The American people are getting tired of this. I’m getting tired of this. Who runs this place? Elected representatives or some high-paid lobbyists somewhere?” Sen. Sessions made his passionate remarks after lobbyists began sending out letters urging Senators to defeat an amendment that Sessions has sponsored.”
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Sessions Says that Senate Dems Are Colluding With White House On Executive Amnesty

September 9, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday, September 5, U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R) from Alabama denounced Senate Democrats for colluding with the administration of President Barack Hussein Obama and it’s plan to offer Executive amnesty to millions of illegal aliens while opening up the immigrations process by executive fiat after the November elections.

Senator Sessions said, “A sovereign nation establishes rules about who can enter, work, and live within its borders. In every imaginable way, the President has worked to dismantle these rules—on the border, in our courts, through our visa system, through our asylum system, through our exit-entry system. And with this planned executive action, the President proposes to scrub away what remains of these rules. And Senate Democrats will have been partners in its commission.”
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