Politics Bannon at Moore rally: 'Special place in hell for Republicans who should know better'

09:36  12 december  2017
09:36  12 december  2017 Source:   The Hill

Bannon rallies Republicans for Roy Moore in Alabama

  Bannon rallies Republicans for Roy Moore in Alabama Steve Bannon urged what he called a crowd of "a bunch of deplorables" Tuesday to back Republican former judge Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate special election. "You've seen what all the powers that be are talking about the last couple of weeks: Let the folks in Alabama decide for Alabama," Bannon said.

The election in the reliably Republican state is a referendum on Moore . And his own nearly two-and-a-half hour rally was largely an outburst of anger directed at the national media and “There’s a special place in hell for Republicans who should know better ,” Bannon said, in a remark that echoed

“There’s a special place in hell for Republicans who should know better ,” Bannon said. Watch: Roy Moore and Steve Bannon ‘Drain the Swamp’ Rally .

Bannon at Moore rally: 'Special place in hell for Republicans who should know better' © Provided by The Hill Bannon at Moore rally: 'Special place in hell for Republicans who should know better' Stephen Bannon on Monday called out GOP leaders who have failed to support Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling a crowd at a rally for the special election candiate that there is "special place in hell for Republicans who should know better."

Bannon, President Trump's former campaign chief and senior strategist, took aim at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby (R) and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during a campaign rally the night before Moore faces off against Democrat Doug Jones.

Steve Bannon calls Sen. Jeff Flake a 'total embarrassment'

  Steve Bannon calls Sen. Jeff Flake a 'total embarrassment' Steve Bannon bashed establishment Republicans in a fiery speech Tuesday night while stumping for controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. Bannon, speaking in Fairhope, Alabama, called out Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, for his $100 donation to Democratic candidate Doug Jones and criticized Mitt Romney for not serving in Vietnam. Flake had tweeted about his donation to Jones' Senate bid earlier Tuesday, writing "Country over Party," and said he thought President Donald Trump was "wrong" in his endorsement of Moore.

Stephen Bannon on Monday called out GOP leaders who have failed to support Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore , telling a crowd at a rally for the special election candiate that there is " special place in hell for Republicans who should know better ."

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told attendees at an Alabama rally for Republican candidate Roy Moore that "there's a special place in hell for Republicans who should know better .".

"Mitch McConnell and Sen. Shelby, and Condi Rice and all that, Little Bobby Corker, all the establishment out there doesn't have Trump's back at all," Bannon said, suggesting they are just using Trump to eke out "a tax cut."

"There's a special place in hell for Republicans who should know better," he added, to the sound of a applause.

Bannon is campaigning for Moore in a heated race that has captured the national spotlight after a handful of women came forward last month and accused the candidate of making unwanted sexual advances when they were underaged teenagers and he was in his 30's.

Breitbart's executive chairman's remarks appeared to make a dig at Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, who said there is a "special place in hell for people who pray on children" after the allegations surfaced.

One woman claims she was 14 years at the time he touched her sexually.

Moore has denied the allegations of wrongdoing and pushed forward with his campaign.

Roy Moore's Loss in Alabama Shows How Trump Is Destroying the GOP .
The Alabama election shows Republicans must do more to prevent Trump from destroying the party.On Tuesday night, the political world as we know it was rocked when Democrat Doug Jones won a vacant Senate seat in the overwhelmingly red state of Alabama.

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