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“This is a completely manufactured story meant to defrock this campaign,” Moore said.
“They don’t want to acknowledge that there is a God.
“Other Republicans are going to be dragged into it,” said Steven Law, chief executive of the Senate Leadership Fund, a political committee affiliated with Mc Connell that opposed Moore’s nomination. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) issued a blistering rebuke of Moore and his supporters — some of whom, she said, had offered explanations that are “beyond disturbing.” Comstock represents a swing district in the Washington suburbs and is seen as highly vulnerable in next year’s midterms, particularly after the defeat of six GOP state lawmakers whose districts overlap with hers in this week’s Virginia elections.
Back in Alabama, Democrats familiar with the campaign of their nominee, Doug Jones, said no new ad buys were planned to take advantage of the story.
The legal age of consent for sexual activity in Alabama is 16, as it was at the time of the alleged encounters. “What these women are doing is such a shame,” state Rep.
They became parents of Jesus.” Even before the accusations became public, Senate Republicans were asked repeatedly about Moore’s more extreme positions on the proper role of the Christian faith in American political life.
Earlier in the day, the National Republican Senatorial Committee pulled out of a joint committee it had set up with Moore, depriving him of a fundraising vehicle for the final weeks of the campaign. The comments came a day after The Washington Post published a story in which a woman said Moore had initiated a sexual encounter with her in 1979, when she was 14 and he was 32.
At the same time, current and former national party leaders admitted that they have little power to force Moore from the race. Three other women said he had asked or taken them on dates when they were teenagers.
“I have not seen very much about him, about it,” he said in Vietnam.
“And you know I put out a statement yesterday that he’ll do the right thing.” The president referenced a statement delivered Friday by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: “The president also believes that if these allegations are true, Judge Moore will do the right thing and step aside.” In the interview with Hannity, Moore recalled knowing two of the older women, Gloria Thacker Deason and Debbie Wesson Gibson, as well as their parents.