Trump Jr. blasts reported Roy Moore Senate bid: 'It's time to ride off into the sunset'

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpDick Cheney to attend fundraiser supporting Trump reelection: report House chairman warns foreign governments to 'cease and desist' spending money at Trump properties Chris Cuomo: 'I should be better than the guys baiting me' MORE lambasted former Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreGOP Senate candidate 'pissed off' at Trump over health care for veterans Durbin says he has second thoughts about asking for Franken's resignation Alabama GOP senate candidate says 'homosexual activities' have ruined TV, country's moral core MORE amid reports the former Alabama chief justice may again challenge Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) in 2020.

“You’re literally the only candidate who could lose a GOP seat in pro-Trump, pro-USA ALABAMA. Running for office should never become a business model,” President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated MORE’s eldest son tweeted Tuesday. “If you actually care about #MAGA more than your own ego, it's time to ride off into the sunset, Judge.”


Trump Jr.’s tweet came the same day one of Moore's potential rivals for the seat, Rep. Bradley ByrneBradley Roberts ByrneGOP Senate candidate 'pissed off' at Trump over health care for veterans House GOP fears retirement wave will lead to tsunami Conservatives call on Pelosi to cancel August recess MORE (R-Ala.), told The Hill that sources close to Moore expect him to announce his candidacy in June. Republican officials in Washington are reportedly committed to preventing Moore from winning the nomination after he lost to Jones in 2017 amid allegations of sexual misconduct involving underage girls. Moore has denied all the allegations.

President Trump endorsed Moore’s primary opponent, former Alabama Attorney General Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeGOP frets over nightmare scenario for Senate primaries Roy Moore trails Republican field in Alabama The Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back MORE, before endorsing Moore in the general election. After Jones’s victory, Trump Jr. sarcastically thanked former White House strategist Stephen Bannon, a major Moore backer, for his “good work.”

Trump Jr. previously urged West Virginia Republicans to vote against former coal executive Don Blankenship in the 2018 primary, writing “no more fumbles like Alabama.” Blankenship lost in the primary to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), who lost in the general election to West Virginia Sen. Joe ManchinJoseph (Joe) ManchinSunday shows - Recession fears dominate Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Trump vows to 'always uphold the Second Amendment' amid ongoing talks on gun laws MORE (D).