Trump kicked off his Wednesday morning with a series of tweets on the Alabama Senate primary, NFL, and health care. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP

President Trump kicked off his Wednesday morning tweets with a nod to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who Trump said "sounds like a really great guy;" called Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones "a winner" for seeing that his players stand for the flag; and said he thinks health care will eventually pass, just not this week.

Trump has publicly slammed Moore as a weaker candidate in the past, even calling him "Ray" a few times.

Jerry Jones took a knee with his entire NFL team on Sunday.

The vote "in hospital" Trump's referring to is Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), whose spokesperson said missed the vote because he is in Mississippi recovering from a urological issue, but is not hospitalized, per Politico's Seung Min Kim.

Trump's math here doesn't necessarily add up. There are currently 3 solid "no's" (Sens. John McCain, Rand Paul and Susan Collins) on the Graham-Cassidy bill, and they're not budging. However, the tweet does show he's doesn't plan to give up on health care, and one way of doing that is by calling for the end of the filibuster rule.

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