Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore spoke with President Trump on the phone, just hours after the president endorsed Moore in a tweet, according to Moore's wife.
“Judge Moore just got off the phone with President Trump — we have his full support! Thank you Mr. President! Let’s MAGA,” Kayla Moore wrote in a Facebook post.
"The President had a positive call with Judge Roy Moore during which they discussed the state of the Alabama Senate race and the President endorsed Judge Moore's campaign," principal White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said in a statement.
Trump announced his support for Moore early Monday in a tweet.
“Democrats refusal to give even one vote for massive Tax Cuts is why we need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama," Trump wrote. “We need his vote on stopping crime, illegal immigration, Border Wall, Military, Pro Life, V.A., Judges 2nd Amendment and more. No to Jones, a Pelosi/Schumer Puppet!”
Trump’s previous statements on the special election have focused on Moore’s Democratic challenger Doug Jones, as Moore faces allegations from at least nine women that he sexually harassed or assaulted them when they were teenagers or young adults. Moore has denied the allegations.