JUST IN: YUGE News Out Of Alabama Senate Race

President Trump has offered a full-throated endorsement for controversial Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, tweeting his support on Monday and then following up with a call to the candidate from Air Force One.

The backing comes just more than a week before the Dec. 12 election, and with polls showing Moore in a tight race with Democratic candidate Doug Jones.

Moore is facing multiple accusations of improper conduct from women, including one woman recounting a sexual encounter when was was 14 years old and the candidate was a 32-year-old prosecutor.

Moore’s campaign celebrated the call from the president in a statement on Monday, saying that Trump called Moore a “fighter” and told him he’s looking forward to Moore supporting his agenda in Washington.

Read more at The Hill.