GOP senator: It’s a ‘biblical miracle’ that Trump is president

GOP senator: It’s a ‘biblical miracle’ that Trump is president
© Greg Nash

Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.), the lawmaker appointed to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsPress: Why does Scott Pruitt still have a job? DOJ announces M grant to cover costs associated with Parkland shooting ‘Morning Joe’ host: Trump tweeting during Barbara Bush funeral ‘insulting’ to US MORE, recently said that President Trump’s victory is “a biblical miracle.”

"President Trump is the greatest thing that's happened to this country," Strange said in a forum hosted by the Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee, as reported by AL.com.

"I consider it a biblical miracle that he's there."

Strange’s comments come as multiple Republican lawmakers are challenging him for his Senate seat in the upcoming August GOP primary.

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Lawmakers running for the Senate seat include Rep. Mo BrooksMorris (Mo) Jackson BrooksRepublicans express doubts that Ryan can stay on as Speaker Top GOP lawmakers jockeying to replace Ryan if he steps down: report 25 House Republicans defy leadership in key spending bill vote MORE (R-Ala.), who in his campaign has said he will shut down the government in order to obtain funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The wall had been a signature campaign promise of Trump during his presidential bid. 

Brooks also attended the forum, along with several other candidates running for the Senate seat.

Brooks has slammed Strange as “an establishment Republican” who is backed by "pro-Amnesty establishment money.”