Tommy Tuberville asserts ‘God sent us Donald Trump’ in first statewide radio ad

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Former Auburn University football coach and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville on Monday debuted his campaign’s first statewide radio ad

Currently airing on stations across Alabama, the ad endeavors to inform voters about Tuberville’s support for President Donald Trump, his fight against career politicians, and the deeply-held conservative principles that guide both his life and his campaign.

“Speaking directly to the voters about the issues that motivate us is the core of our strategy, and the media campaign we kick off today will help us accomplish that goal,” Tuberville said. “It is time for our state to send a political outsider to the U.S. Senate so we can stand with President Trump and give Washington, D.C. a good dose of our conservative Alabama values.”

Tuberville faces former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, state Rep. Arnold Mooney, businessman Stanley Adair and Ruth Page Nelson in the crowded Republican primary on March 3, 2020.

Listen to the ad below:

A transcript of the ad:

Announcer: Two-time SEC Coach of the Year. Christian family man. Conservative outsider ready to take on politically-correct liberal politicians. Tommy Tuberville is the Trump conservative. Here’s Coach Tuberville.

Tommy Tuberville: I’m not a career politician. I’m really a politician’s worst nightmare. I’ve coached for the last 30 to 40 years. I’ve been around young people, and I believe if we don’t get God back in our schools, this country has got no chance of surviving. I’m a Christian conservative Republican. I believe in the sanctity of life, and I say it with all of my heart “God sent us Donald Trump” because God knew we were in trouble.

Announcer: A man of faith. A Republican with strong moral values. Tommy Tuberville is the Trump conservative.

Tommy Tuberville: I’m going to stand with President Donald Trump on building the wall and cracking down on illegal immigration. A vote for me is a vote for Donald Trump. I’m not looking for a career. I’m looking to help save this country with Donald J. Trump. I’m Tommy Tuberville, and I approve this message.

Announcer: Paid for by Tuberville for Senate Inc.