“Few Republicans have as much COURAGE and FIGHT as Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks,” Trump mentioned in a press release.
Serving in his sixth time period within the House, Brooks is searching for the Senate seat left open by retiring GOP Sen. Richard Shelby.
With Trump’s endorsement, Brooks will doubtless lock up the GOP nomination and be seen because the race’s front-runner given his ties to the previous President’s supporters and the truth that Trump received Alabama by 26 factors final fall.
Brooks has been a powerful ally of Trump’s and was one of many first congressional members to publicly state he would object to the certification of Joe Biden’s victory within the 2020 presidential election. He additionally boosted Trump’s baseless claims of widespread fraud within the 2020 election.
In his endorsement, the previous Republican President mentioned Brooks “will protect our Second Amendment, combat the Biden open borders agenda” and “is fighting for voter integrity (like few others).”
At the January 6 “Stop the Steal” rally, Brooks instructed the group, “Today is the day American patriots start taking down names and kicking ass.” Hours later, the pro-Trump mob stormed and ransacked the US Capitol to attempt to cease Congress from certifying Biden’s victory.
NCS’s Manu Raju and Alex Rogers contributed to this report.