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

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpComedians post fake Army recruitment posters featuring Trump Jr. Trump Jr., Ivanka garner support in hypothetical 2024 poll FWS: There's 'no basis' to investigate Trump Jr.'s Mongolian hunting trip MORE lambasted former Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreThe 5 most vulnerable senators in 2020 The biggest political upsets of the decade GOP predicts bipartisan acquittal at Trump impeachment trial 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 TrumpMnuchin knocks Greta Thunberg's activism: Study economics and then 'come back' to us The Hill's Morning Report - House prosecutes Trump as 'lawless,' 'corrupt' What to watch for on Day 3 of Senate impeachment trial 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.”

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Trump Jr.’s tweet came the same day one of Moore's potential rivals for the seat, Rep. Bradley ByrneBradley Roberts ByrneGOP lawmaker offers resolution to censure Pelosi for holding articles of impeachment GOP rep releases campaign ad ripping Kaepernick, 'The Squad' GOP rep rails against Democrats for rejecting Republican impeachment amendment 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 StrangeThe biggest political upsets of the decade State 'certificate of need' laws need to go GOP frets over nightmare scenario for Senate primaries 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) ManchinTrump's trial a major test for McConnell, Schumer Poll: West Virginia voters would view Manchin negatively if he votes to convict Trump Pelosi set to send impeachment articles to the Senate next week MORE (D).