Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate Republican candidate accused of trying to have sex with minors, to step aside.
— Nick Storm (@NStorm_Politics) November 13, 2017
When asked by a reporter on Monday if he believed the allegations against Moore, McConnell replied. “I think he should step aside.”
Moore responded to McConnell’s statement by releasing a tweet guaranteed to play well with his conservative base — namely, a call for McConnell to step aside.
— Judge Roy Moore (@MooreSenate) November 13, 2017
More than 30 people told The Washington Post in a story published last week that Moore had sought sexual relationships with teenage girls. One of the accusers, who was 14 years old at the time, said that Moore “touched her over her bra and underpants . . . and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear.”
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