Wednesday, the Mo Brooks for Senate campaign announced it had received the endorsements of three former Alabama Republican Party chairmen.
According to the campaign, former ALGOP chairmen Terry Lathan, Bill Armistead and Marty Connors are supporting U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks’ (R-Huntsville) bid for Alabama U.S. Senate up in 2022.
Lathan, who served as the party’s chair from 2015 until earlier this year, called Brooks the “gold standard of Alabama principles.”
“Follow the votes- Mo Brooks has a solid conservative voting record that is the gold standard of Alabama principles,” Lathan said in a statement accompanying the announcement. “Mo has a strong history of voting to preserve our liberties and freedoms while standing in the gap to stop the progressive left as they attempt to destroy our nation. Mo’s actions and focus are textbook Alabama values. His passion and experience is second to none. On day one in the U.S. Senate, Mo will continue to put our families and America First. Our nation needs Mo Brooks now more than ever. His votes prove his loyalty to Alabama.”
Bill Armistead, who preceded Lathan, served as chairman from 2011-2015, and is currently the co-chairman of the Brooks campaign, said he put his faith in Brooks as conservatives were in “a battle for the soul of our nation.”
“Mo Brooks is unquestionably the most qualified and consistent conservative to serve Alabama in the United States Senate,” Armistead said. “I have known Mo for over 30 years, and I have never seen him [waver] on his stand for our conservative values. We are in a battle for the soul of our nation, and I trust Mo Brooks to fight to restore America to our founding principles.”
Marty Connors, Alabama Republican Party chairman from 2001-2005, highlighted the culture war underway in the country, which lends itself to his support for Brooks.
“Our country is deeply embroiled in a culture war right now,” Connors said. “More than anything, we need predictability in our U.S. senators. There is no guesswork with Mo Brooks. He doesn’t need to make promises or introductions, for he has a broad body or work, a documented history of advancing conservatism. Mo is reliable, a known quantity. We know who he is.”
Alabama Republicans will head to the polls on May 24 to select their preference on who will represent the GOP on the November 2022 general election ballot for U.S. Senate.
@Jeff_Poor is a graduate of Auburn University and the University of South Alabama, the editor of Breitbart TV, a columnist for Mobile’s Lagniappe Weekly, and host of Mobile’s “The Jeff Poor Show” from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on FM Talk 106.5.