Alabama Senator Shelby, like Sen. Flake, puts country over party
While on CNN with Jake Tapper, Alabama's senior senator, Richard Shelby (R-AL), bucked the Republican National Committee and voted his conscience; writing in a "prominent Republican name" instead. This news follows President Trump's rally in support of Roy Moore in Florida, which is in the same media market.
Roy Moore has been embroiled with allegations that he pursued and dated girls as young as 14 years of age while in his 30s. Challenging him for the senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is Democrat Doug Jones.