A significant loss for President Trump, in a state he visited just a few days ago, Alabama.
The president’s choice fails to claim Alabama’s GOP senate nomination.
Former Judge Roy Moore, winning that senate runoff, being declared the winner Tuesday night.
Moore beating senator, Luther Strange, and sending shock waves through the White House.
Trump had backed Strange to replace U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions.
Moore, who’s been a lightning rod of controversy for more than a decade, was backed by former Trump adviser, Steve Bannon.
Republican officials are concerned this sets the stage for a run of ‘intra-party’ bouts in the 2018 midterm elections.