Source: State Rep. was offered superfund bribe with Luther Strange present

State Rep. John Rogers told federal investigators that he was approached by executives from Drummond Coal and then-Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and offered what Rogers considered a bribe if he would lead the State’s and Drummond’s efforts against the EPA’s cleanup of a superfund pollution site in north Birmingham, a source close to Rogers told APR. Asked about the allegations, Rogers declined to confirm them, saying he didn’t want…

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Congressman backs Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks’ plan to arm lawmakers

Rep. Mo Brooks’ proposal to arm lawmakers is receiving support from a fellow Republican. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Georgia, who like Brooks was a member of the GOP baseball squad on the field last week when a gunman opened fire on their practice, said lawmakers and their staffs must have a way to protect themselves. “If this had happened in Georgia, he wouldn’t have gotten too far,” Loudermilk said. “I had a…

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Explosions, then a race for cover: Rep. Mo Brooks describes shooting at baseball field

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Rep. Mo Brooks rode his bicycle to the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday morning to practice for an upcoming congressional charity baseball game. The Republican from Huntsville, a former all-city baseball player in high school, was looking forward to it. It was a relief, he said, from the pressures of lawmaking. “If you ever see the movie The Rookie, it’s kind of like that,” Brooks…

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Mark Levin endorses Mo Brooks for US Senate

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, conservative talk radio host and author Mark Levin endorsed Congressman Mo Brooks in the Alabama special election to fill the United States Senate seat formerly held by Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) when he became US Attorney General. Mark Levin said in a statement, “I want to announce now in Alabama for the Republican nomination, I support Mo Brooks. Mo Brooks is the congressman in the…

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Roy Moore, Mo Brooks find common enemy in Senate campaign

Roy Moore and U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks appear to have a common foe in the race for U.S. Senate. “Donald Trump came to Washington to drain the swamp,” Brooks said. “Right now in this senate race, the swamp is fighting back. And they’re not fighting for Mo Brooks or Roy Moore.” Moore, former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice, said he received a tip that Sen. Luther Strange would be…

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Eager to drain the swamp, Alabama Sen. Luther Strange recently said he couldn’t find any corruption in Washington

A former attorney general, Luther Strange, seems like the perfect person to clean up Capitol Hill. Pointing to his impressive conviction sheet, the current Alabama senator promises to help President Trump drain the swamp. His website includes a page on “Draining the Swamp” and “Fighting Corruption.” “Luther enjoyed many successes in the fight against Montgomery insiders,” Strange’s campaign website states. “As senator, he’s ready to help President Donald Trump…

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