Brooks will have Republican Senator’s Ted Cruz and Rand Paul campaigning with him soon….
‘The Donald’ will have to just gin and bare it as ‘his party’ people disregard him wishes more and MORE….
But Brooks is still trying to make a clear case to primary voters that he’s the most pro-Trump candidate in the three-way race — even if the former president dramatically left his campaign for dead and feuds with him in public.
With the vote on Tuesday, there are signs that Brooks’s gambit is working. Local observers and recent surveys suggest the race is tightening, and in place of the Trump endorsement, Brooks has picked up support from other Republicans who are delicately working to stake competing claims to Trump’s “Make America Great Again” movement without antagonizing Trump himself.
The big-spending national conservative group the Club for Growth, which has increasingly taken positions contrary to Trump’s endorsements this year, pumped more than $4 million into Brooks’s race, according to Federal Election Commission reports. On Monday, the campaign is holding events with Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), a likely challenger to Trump for the GOP nomination in 2024, and Rand Paul (R-Ky.)….
image….Ted Cruz, right, with wife Heidi and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks at Cruz’s 2015 presidential campaign town hall in Huntsville. Cruz will return to Huntsville on May 23, 2022, to campaign for Brooks’ Senate candidacy. (Bob Gathany/bgathany@AL.com)