President Donald Trump on Thursday delivered lengthy remarks at the White House about his impeachment trial acquittal in the U.S. Senate the day before.
Trump spoke at an event with key supporters in Congress, and Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-01) was an invited guest of the White House.
Even better for him, he got a personal shoutout from the president during his speech.
Byrne, who is also a U.S. Senate candidate, has been a firebrand defender of Trump throughout the impeachment process.
“Bradley Byrne — Alabama, what a great place — thank you, Bradley,” Trump said.
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Byrne is running in a crowded Republican primary field that includes former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, former Auburn University head football coach Tommy Tuberville, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and State Rep. Arnold Mooney (R-Indian Springs). Trump has not endorsed in the race.
The primary will be held March 3.
The ultimate GOP nominee will face U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) in November. Jones on Wednesday voted to convict and remove the president from office on both impeachment articles.
Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn