Meghan McCain made it clear on Tuesday that she will not follow party lines when it comes to supporting Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual assault or misconduct by five women.
“Those of you who have the audacity to demand i defend Roy Moore for the sake of his senate seat – your soul may be for sale, but mine is not,” tweeted McCain, the daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain and a co-host on The View talk show.
McCain’s comments were met with approval from many Republican and Democratic Twitter users, including one who applauded her for “putting country over party.” ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd also praised McCain’s tweet, writing: “It is time we all put country and morality over party.”
Agree with my friend Meghan. It is time we all put country and morality over party.
— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) November 14, 2017
McCain’s comments come several days after The Washington Post reported on sexual misconduct allegations against Moore, including from one woman who said he initiated sexual contact with her when she was 14 and he was 32. The Post also interviewed three other women who alleged that …read more