Alabama Senate race gets even stranger as Democrat quotes Ivanka in ad

25 November, 2017, 01:19 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • Samantha Bee Says Abuse Problem Is Bigger Than Roy Moore

They might take pressure off the Senate hopeful, who has come under fire as more sexual misconduct allegations pile up against him.

In a particularly impactful moment, Corfman described the lasting effect that her encounter with Moore had on her life.

In the almost two weeks since the White House put out this statement, five more women have come forward with allegations against Moore.

And Young accused Jones for supporting transgender people, using an interesting line of attack given the allegations that Moore molested teenage girls.

Moore has denied the allegations and resisted calls for him to end his campaign.

Underscoring the potential political fallout, Arizona Republican Jeff Flake, an outspoken critic of the president, was overheard on a microphone telling a Republican mayor on Saturday: "If we become the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump, we are toast". Corfman said she did tell friends and family and contemplated confronting Moore and going public, but feared for the effect on her children: "I was a single parent and when you're in that situation, you do everything you can to protect your own".

"Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellAlabama election has GOP racing against the clock McConnell PAC demands Moore return its money Klobuchar taking over Franken's sexual assault bill MORE has spent over $30 million dollars trying to stop Judge Roy Moore".

One Republican Senate hopeful, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, hoped to make the Moore issue go away, saying: "I'm a lawyer".

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On Monday, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway suggested that electing Mr Moore to help pass the United States president's tax reform agenda took precedence over the widespread disquiet about the allegations.

"The president also believes that if these allegations are true, Judge Moore will do the right thing and step aside", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters traveling with Trump in Asia.

The White House signaled Monday it wants Moore to win the contest.

Trump was asked on Tuesday to offer a message to women at a time when a litany of powerful men in media, entertainment, politics and business have been accused of sexual misconduct.

But Moore shows no signs of stepping aside.

"At that point I pulled back and said that I was not comfortable and I got dressed and he took me home", Ms Corfman said. Richard Shelby, Attorney General Jeff Sessions (who held the seat Moore is seeking to fill in the December 12 special election) and Ivanka Trump, saying there is no reason to doubt the women who have accused Moore of sexual misconduct.

Kellyanne Conway warned Alabama voters this morning that a vote for Democrat Doug Jones in the special U.S. Senate election would be a vote against tax cuts.

- This story was updated at 4:30 p.m.



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