Heller calls for Moore to drop out of Alabama Senate race

Heller calls for Moore to drop out of Alabama Senate race

Roy Moore, 70, a former judge, is under pressure from his party to quit after two women accused him of sexually assaulting them when they were teenagers in the 1970s. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., next year.

Multiple women have said that Moore pursued relationships with them when they were teenagers while he was in his 30s.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has spoken to both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in recent days about the Alabama Senate race and the allegations against GOP candidate Roy Moore.

"These new allegations and the corroborating evidence are incredibly disturbing", Hawley said. Only one of the women alleged sexual contact that went beyond kissing, according to the Post. All were initially reluctant to speak publicly but chose to do so after multiple interviews, saying they thought it was important for people to know about their interactions with Moore.

"I believe the women", McConnell said.

She is Leigh Corfman, who was 14 in 1979, when she told the newspaper Moore introduced himself at an Alabama courthouse.

The 21-member party steering committee could vote to revoke Moore's GOP nomination and ask election officials to ignore ballots cast for him Election Day, but that would risk a lawsuit and backlash from Moore supporters.

"Innocent until proven guilty is for criminal convictions, not elections", Romney said last week. Her account is too serious to ignore.

McCaskill issued a statement Monday calling on Moore to step aside.

"I believe that the Democrats will do great damage to our country", Brooks responded, dodging Llamas' question. "He is not fit to serve in the Senate and he should step aside immediately".

Former Sen. Tom Coburn, the only Oklahoman to formally endorse Moore, said in an email Saturday that if the allegations are true, "he should drop out", and if they are false, they are "pretty expedient slander for our political process".

Moore has denied abusing the women but has not ruled out dating teen-agers at the time, when he was in his early 30s.

The division only appears to be hardening Moore's resolve to push forward with his candidacy as he portrays his critics as the establishment figures he has made the villains of his campaign from the start.

Voters in Alabama told The Post that they feel torn about the allegations.

"I'm a pastor and I'm conservative, and so is Roy Moore, but I'm not dumb", he said. Facts are often complicated.



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