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Trump tells Alabama supporters that Luther Strange doesn't know Mitch McConnell 'at all'

Trump tells Alabama supporters that Luther Strange doesn't know Mitch McConnell 'at all'

President Donald Trump implored his supporters Friday to get behind an establishment-backed incumbent in a Republican runoff race in Alabama, arguing that Sen. Luther Strange will "drain the swamp" and doesn't know the Senate Majority Leader "at all."

At a raucous rally in Huntsville, Alabama, the president insisted to thousands of cheering fans that backing Strange — who was appointed in February to temporarily fill the seat that opened up when Jeff Sessions became attorney general — would help further the Trump agenda.

"Since the day Big Luther arrived in the United States Senate, Luther has always been for us," Trump said.

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