President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. His most committed supporters, however, are breaking with him to support Roy Moore.
President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. His most committed supporters, however, are breaking with him to support Roy Moore. Evan Vucci AP
President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. His most committed supporters, however, are breaking with him to support Roy Moore. Evan Vucci AP

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September 25, 2017 05:18 PM

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