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    RNC reinstates support for Moore after Trump endorsement

    The Republican National Committee is reinstating its support of Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore after initially cutting ties over allegations of sexual misconduct, two sources confirmed to The Hill Monday.
    Breitbart News first reported that the RNC had decided to step back into the race just hours after President Trump fully endorsed the controversial candidate.
    “We can confirm our involvement in the Alabama Senate race,” an RNC official told The Hill.
    A second source close to the RNC told The Hill that “the Breitbart story is real.” 
    Trump endorsed Moore in a tweet to his millions of followers, as well as in a follow-up call aboard Air Force One, in which the president said, “Go get ’em, Roy.”
    The RNC’s change of heart comes after it and the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), the party’s Senate campaign arm, announced last month that they would not support Moore even after Trump stood by him.
    thehill.com

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