White House waits for McConnell to spell out Alabama options

The top Republican in the Senate plans to urge President Donald Trump to help contain the damage in the Alabama Senate race.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is set to deliver a memo to the White House that spells out ways the December 12 special election could be delayed, including by applying pressure to Alabama's Republican governor, the officials said.
But the memo, which was still in the works Thursday and Friday, appears unlikely to convince Trump -- who has been notably mum on the topic -- to intervene in the race.