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Kathy Britt defeated Moe Brooks in GOP runoff in the Alabama Senate

After the wild campaign that saw him go from Donald Trump’s ally to Donald Trump’s tormentor, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) ended up unable win name is indeed wanted: US Senator from Alabama.

Brooks was easily defeated on Tuesday night. in Republican Primary Election Cathy Boyd Britt, former top aide to longtime Senator Richard Shelby, whose retirement has opened up this is a seat.

Brooks, MAGA congressman best known outside Alabama for his pep talk at the infamous Ellipse rally in Washington on January 6 entered race replace Shelby last year with enthusiastic approval of the ex-president.

However, Brooks campaign fought with Entrance of Briton-who had power of shelby significant machine behind her – and another candidate, Army veteran Mike Durant. In March, the results of a poll conducted by Brooks prompted first- ever canceled of Trump’s endorsement, which Trump justified by saying that the far-right congressman was “awake”.

But this strange twist of events seemed to enliven Brooks’ withering campaign. armed with an ax to grind, Brooks heaved in polls. He started hitting Trump, and hard teasing him for his attention on in the 2020 elections, reiterating his conviction, which anathematized the ex-president, that Republicans should focus on races in 2022 and 2024.

In the May 24 primary, Brooks won out Duran and earned almost 29 percent of in vote, good enough to qualify for the second round on June 21 with Briton.

But any chance that Brooks could regain Trump’s support seemed hazy. Briton, who was backed by the Republican Party establishment, including Trump’s nemesis Senator Mitch McConnell, up also enlisting the support of the ex-president. This prompted Brooks to crush Trump for approval of someone he called “Liz Cheney from Alabama”, a serious insult in today’s GOP.

Britt’s victory on Tuesday almost guarantees the Republicans will keep this seat in dark red Alabama comes in November. If she wins, Britt will become first woman elected represent Alabama in Senate.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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