(Credit: Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP, Pool)
Roy Moore, the Republican Party’s nominee to replace Sen. Luther Strange of Alabama, doesn’t like a recent story from The Washington Post that pointed out how he drew a large salary from a non-profit Christian charity he created called the Foundation for Moral Law.
Then again, he also didn’t deny that the story was true.
“In the past week, two reporters for the Washington Post have engaged in writing a so-called ‘investigative’ report on Judge Roy Moore,” Bill Armistead, Moore’s campaign manager, said in a statement on Thursday. “They have harassed family, friends and neighbors and have also attempted to gain access to the Foundation of Moral Law building under false pretensions. That story culminated in an article published yesterday morning.”
Armistead added, “The story was full of all of the same distortions and innuendos that characterized past political attacks on Judge Moore. Judge Moore is man of impeccable character who served our country during a time of war in Vietnam and is a true patriot who does not back down from those who violate our constitution. He has always served with integrity and according to the highest ethical standards.”
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