Trump says Strange given 'a bum rap'

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HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA -- (WTVY) President Trump is urging Alabama voters to support Sen. Luther Strange, calling him "a tough, tough cookie" who has been wrongly branded an establishment insider.
Trump tells rally-goers Friday night that people have claimed Strange is "friendly" with the Senate majority leader. Trump says Strange "doesn't know Mitch McConnell at all" and was given "a bum rap."
Trump is also praising Strange for agreeing to back Republican health care legislation with no strings attached.
Still Trump is acknowledging he "might have made a mistake" because Strange is trailing in polls for Tuesday Republican runoff.
Trump says Strange rival Roy Moore will have a tougher time winning the general election. But if Moore wins the runoff, Trump says he'll campaign "like hell" for him.

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