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 SessionsJeff SessionsTrump takes to Twitter to criticize media Dem senator: Administration crackdown on marijuana is ‘backward and inhumane’ Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana 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 BrooksMo BrooksConservative Senate candidate calls on GOP to end filibuster Strange faces tough Senate primary fight Freedom Caucus leader warns McConnell over Senate ad 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.”