The Republican Party has passed on the responsibility of Roy Moore's candidacy onto Alabama voters.
How do you express support for a candidate who has been accused of sexually assaulting and harassing teenage girls?
On CNN, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was asked about Trump's support for Moore, saying, "That's a political decision by the president". Because he "is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the Border, Bad for our Military and our great Vets, Bad for our 2nd Amendment, AND WANTS TO RAISES TAXES TO THE SKY".
Moore and Jones are opponents in a special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions to become the U.S. attorney general.
"Jones would be a disaster!", said Trump, referring to candidate Doug Jones.
A statement by Jones' campaign said Moore was not fit to serve in the U.S. Senate even before sexual misconduct claims surfaced earlier this month. "We get the baggage of him winning and every day the story is a question of whether you believe the women", he said. "And by the way, he totally denies it". He says it didn't happen.
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"The president can speak for himself, as far as I'm concerned, the president can use his influence and do what he can to get Moore to step aside", Mr Thune said. Luther Strange on Twitter, then deleted some of those tweets after Strange lost the runoff in September. Robert Bentley, in the primary, moving to support Moore only after unusual lost.
UPDATE 9:35 AM ET: The president sent out an additional tweet noting that he originally endorsed Luther Strange in the GOP primary while reiterating that he wanted Jones to be defeated.
On Sunday, the president claimed that after he had supported unusual, the candidate "shot way up in the polls" - a claim he also made in September - but "it wasn't enough". Can't let Schumer/Pelosi win this race.
Many members of Trump's Republican Party have withdrawn support for Moore, with some Republicans suggesting that Moore is elected to the US Senate, he should be removed. Trump contends Democrat Doug Jones - a former prosecutor - is "WEAK" on crime and border security, and "BAD" for the military, veterans, gun rights.
Trump has faced criticism from others within his party for his tepid response to the allegations against Moore, with the President telling reporters "he denies it," and "you have to listen to him also". I've looked at his record. It's bad on military.
Jones is a former USA attorney and is known for prosecuting two KKK members behind the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.