Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore: Trump ‘Can Be’ Dropping Contact With Populist Base, Will Lose Credibility For Now Not Supporting Me

“As long as he stays with the candidate that’s going to lose, he’s going to lose credibility.
(CNN) Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Thursday that President Donald Trump will lose his credibility with his populist base if he continues to support his establishment-backed opponent in the Republican primary runoff election.
Story highlights Roy Moore said Thursday that President Donald Trump will lose his credibility with his populist base if he continues to support his establishment-backed opponent in the Republican primary runoff election.
Moore finished ahead of incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, who received Trump’s endorsement in the Republican primary, with 39% of the vote.
Appearing on the Laura Ingraham’s radio show Thursday, the former Alabama chief justice was asked if Trump is “disconnected from the populist conservative base.

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