Trump urges Alabama voters to elect Roy Moore in robocall

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A robocall that features President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE encouraging Alabama voters to support embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is expected to go out on Sunday, two days before the state’s special election.

“I need Alabama to go vote for Roy Moore. It is so important,” Trump says in audio of the robocall obtained by ABC News.

In the call, Trump repeats many of his previous attacks on Moore’s opponent, saying Democratic candidate Doug Jones would be weak on crime, bad for the military and a “puppet” for Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names Black lawmakers unveil bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol Pelosi: Georgia primary ‘disgrace’ could preview an election debacle in November MORE (D-Calif.).


Politico first reported that Trump would record the robocall.

“If Alabama elects liberal democrat Doug Jones, all of our progress will be stopped cold,” Trump says in the call.

“Roy Moore is the guy we need to pass our ‘Make America Great Again’ agenda,” he added.

Trump has not appeared with Moore on the campaign trial. Last week, the president issued a full endorsement for the Republican candidate, whom multiple women have accused of sexual misconduct while they were teenagers and Moore was in his 30s.

On Friday, Trump urged attendees at a rally in Pensacola, Fla., to vote for Moore.

A Real Clear Politics average of polls shows Moore with a nearly 4 point lead over Jones heading into the final days of the campaign.

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