Ending illegal immigration must be a top priority

September 26, 2017
Bradley Byrne

By U.S. Congressman Bradly Byrne (AL-1)

One of President Donald Trump’s most popular positions on the campaign trail last year was a commitment to securing our nation’s borders. Since taking office, this has been a shared top priority between President Trump and the House of Representatives.

President Trump first demonstrated his commitment to restoring the rule of law and tackling illegal immigration when he appointed Jeff Sessions as his attorney general. Jeff Sessions was the leader on immigration issues in the Senate, and he understands how allowing illegal immigration to go unchecked makes our country less safe and hurts the overall economy.

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More Scandals swirl around Strange’s campaign

September 21, 2017

By Brandon Moseley 
Alabama Political Reporter

Many Alabama voters were already suspicious of the circumstances around former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s decision to appoint Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., to the U.S. Senate; now new allegations are swirling around Strange, his personal finances, and his campaign finance chair.

State Auditor Jim Zeigler revealed on Tuesday that Strange owns 16 percent of a company that sells VISAs to wealthy foreigners, mostly Chinese.

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Roby supports removal of criminal alien gang members

September 20, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, spoke in support of HR3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, and said that Congress’ first priority must be to keep Americans safe.

HR3697 combats criminal alien gang violence by amending existing law to make a person’s history of involvement in a criminal gang grounds for inadmissibility into the United States and allow law enforcement agents to automatically detain and deport anyone found to be a criminal alien gang member.

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Americans for Legal Immigration endorses Mo Brooks

August 9, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, August 8, 2017, the conservative group Americans for Legal Immigration announced its endorsement of Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) for United States Senate.

Congressman Brooks is an outspoken proponent of building President Trump’s border wall and strictly enforcing America’s immigration laws.

The President of ALIPAC, William Gheen said in a statement, “It is vital to the effort to save America from this socialist backed illegal immigration overthrow of our elections and republic that we elect a very strong voice that supports our existing immigration laws instead of amnesty. Mo Brooks clearly has the strongest record against illegal immigration.”
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Ann Coulter endorses Mo Brooks

August 1, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Monday, July 31, 2017, New York Times best-selling author and syndicated columnist, Ann Coulter, endorsed Congressman Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) in the Alabama Special Election to fill the United States Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions (R)

Coulter is the author of twelve best-selling books. Coulter’s endorsement is the latest in a string of strong endorsements for Brooks including: Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, Congressman Lamar Smith, and Congressman Mike Rogers.
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2,787 donors fund Roy Moore campaign

July 17, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Friday, July 14, 2017, the Roy Moore for US Senate campaign ​announced their fundraising numbers for the second quarter.

During the second quarter, the Moore campaign raised $305,612.60 from 2,787 donors. The vast majority of these donations came from small dollar donors, with 91 percent of donations received being under $100.00.

Chief Justice Moore said, “This race isn’t going to be decided by a Washington lobbyists cutting big checks. It is going to be decided by the retired veteran sending in $50 from his Social Security check. By the single mom who wants to see Alabama’s economy grow so she can her children a better life and goes online to give $25. This is going to be won by the people of Alabama. NOT the swamp dwellers of Washington.”
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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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Brooks to read King James Bible until a wall with Mexico is funded

July 11, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Donald Trump ran for President promising to build a wall on America’s southern border in order to stop the flow of illegal aliens and drugs coming up from South America. The American people voted for Trump and his wall but the Republican controlled Senate has been reluctant to pass Trump’s agenda, preferring to leave in place, archaic rules that allow the Democratic minority to effectively block all of the President’s Legislative agenda.
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Republican Senate candidates campaign in Montgomery

July 10, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, July 8, 2017, the Montgomery Republican Party hosted a Senate candidates forum in Montgomery’s historic State Farmers Market Café.

Dr. Randy Brinson said that he came to Montgomery 30 years ago as an Air Force physician and then decided to stay. After his Air Force service, he went into private practice. He has been very involved in the community. He and his wife formed Redeem the Vote. 12 years ago he became President of the Alabama Christian Coalition. Brinson said that he was tired of having our elections being bought by liberal elites and was tired of professional politicians saying they are conservative and then voting like liberals. Brinson said that he is the only person here who has a plan to help President Trump replace Obamacare. “We need to get rid of Common Core. We need to put prayer back in public schools. Alabama does not need a rubber stamp for Mitch McConnell. Send someone from Alabama to Washington don’t not send Washington to Alabama.”
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Senate forum held in Huntsville

July 7, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, July 6, 2017, over half of the candidates for Senate were on hand for the Christian Citizen Task Force’s bipartisan US Senate forum at Huntsville’s Rock Worship Center. An enthusiastic crowd of over 350 were in attendance.

Afterwards there was a straw poll to gauge how the audience was planning to vote. Congressman Mo Brooks won the Republican straw poll, followed by former Chief Justice Roy Moore. Brian McGee won the Democratic straw poll, followed by Dr. Will Boyd.
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