Tag Archives: GOP

Moore Accuser Speaks Out: At Age 14 I Didn’t Deserve To Have A 32 Year-Old Man Groping Me [VIDEO]

The Today Show reports: Leigh Corfman, the woman who accused Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of initiating a sexual encounter when she was 14 — and he was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney — said she feels “a weight has been lifted” since going public with her story, even though it has cost her personally and financially. In an exclusive ...

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Alabama Papers To Roy Moore: Go Ahead, Sue Us

The company that owns Alabama’s three largest newspapers is openly daring Roy Moore to follow through on his threat to sue them. See their juicy letter below. The Washington Post reports: Not content to merely play defense against the threats from Moore, the AMG letter notes that litigation from the Senate candidate would “also reveal other important information about your ...

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Kellyanne Conway Attacks “Weak” Doug Jones [VIDEO]

“Doug Jones in Alabama, folks, don’t be fooled. He will be a vote against tax cuts. He is weak on crime, weak on borders. He is strong on raising your taxes. He is terrible for property owners. I’m telling you that we want the voters in the Senate to get this tax bill through. “If the media were really concerned ...

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REPORT: Shirtless Roy Moore Cruised Girls At The YMCA

The New York Times reports: As with everything concerning Mr. Moore, accounts vary. Alice Bircheat, the longtime bookkeeper at the Y.M.C.A., said that she recalled “not one complaint” about Mr. Moore. Terry White, 70, a former Gadsden police officer who worked security at the mall, said, “Nobody, as far as I know, ever complained.” But numerous people remembered otherwise. They ...

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ALABAMA: Largest Newspaper Says “Reject Roy Moore”

From the editorial board of the Birmingham News: The seriousness of these incidents, including one involving a 14-year-old child, cannot be overstated. Nor can the growing number of accusations — from the women who were at the receiving end of unwanted adult male overtures as teens, to those who say they were physically assaulted — be parsed with talk of ...

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OHIO: Family Values GOP State Rep Who Resigned Over Gay Tryst Had Long History Of “Predatory Behavior”

Cleveland.com reports: In public, Wesley Goodman was an up-and-coming conservative who championed pro-family and anti-LGBT causes and aspired to someday run for Congress. In private, he exchanged salacious texts and emails with gay men he met on Capitol Hill, and sent sexually suggestive messages to young men he met through conservative circles who were too intimidated to publicly complain, according ...

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GOP Sen. Tim Scott: Roy Moore Should Drop Out Of The Race And “Find Something Else To Do” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Sen. Tim Scott said Sunday that it’s “in the best interest of the country” that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore step aside, adding that there’s “a strong possibility” that a write-in candidate could retain the GOP Senate seat. “I certainly think that there is a strong possibility with a new candidate — a new Republican candidate, a proven ...

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Roy Moore: That Yearbook Signature Was Fabricated

Roy Moore appeared on Breitbart‘s radio show today to repeat his lawyer’s claim that his signature on the yearbook owned by one of his accusers has been faked. Via Breitbart: The yearbook in question contains the only piece of physical evidence to be presented in the cases of numerous women who have gone public with stories alleging inappropriate conduct between ...

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OKLAHOMA: Family Values Former GOP State Rep To Plead Guilty To Child Trafficking, Ten Year Sentence

Tulsa World reports: Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey has agreed to plead guilty to a child sex trafficking offense for offering to pay a 17-year-old boy for sexual “stuff” last March. In exchange for his guilty plea, federal prosecutors have agreed to drop three child pornography counts against him. A jury trial for Shorty had been set to begin Dec. ...

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey: I Have No Reason Not To Believe Moore’s Accusers But I’m Still Voting For Him

The Birmingham News reports: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said today she plans to vote for Roy Moore in the Dec. 12 election for the U.S. Senate despite allegations of Moore’s sexual encounters with teenage girls about 40 years ago, which Moore has adamantly denied. “I believe in the Republican Party, what we stand for, and most important, we need to ...

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REPORT: Ohio GOP Rep Who Resigned After Tryst With Man Also Molested Teen At Event Run By Tony Perkins

WHOA. The Washington Post reports: On a fall evening two years ago, donors gathered during a conference at a Ritz-Carlton hotel near Washington to raise funds for a 31-year-old candidate for the Ohio legislature who was a rising star in evangelical politics. Hours later, upstairs in a hotel guest room, an 18-year-old college student who had come to the event ...

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ALABAMA: Online Donations Pour In For Doug Jones

NBC News reports: The Roy Moore scandal has unleashed a torrent of online donations to Democrat Doug Jones, who was collecting around $250,000 per day in its immediate aftermath, according to two sources familiar with the matter who spoke to NBC News on condition of anonymity. Democrats may end up in the unlikely situation of dramatically outspending the GOP in ...

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White House Continues To Dodge Roy Moore Scandal (And Trump’s Accusers Are Still Total Liars) [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday once again refused to say whether President Donald Trump believed the accusations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. Asked about Moore, Sanders pointed to a statement the White House released last week, when revelations of sexual misconduct against Moore were first published in the Washington Post. When ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Mediaite reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes the podium for the daily briefing on Friday afternoon. And based upon the events of the past 24 hours, one can pretty well guess the dominant line of inquiry from the White House press corps. Late Thursday night, President Donald Trump — apparently unable to help himself — weighed in ...

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Senate Panel Erupts In Shouting Over Tax Bill [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: A shouting match erupted in the Senate Finance hearing over the Republican tax overhaul, with Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown and Utah Republican Orrin Hatch arguing Thursday night over who benefits from the GOP plan. At the heart of the argument is new analysis by congressional number crunchers that finds this plan cuts taxes at first but by ...

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Trump Remains Silent On Moore, Rips Al “Frankenstien”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday to condemn accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken as “really bad,” but he has remained conspicuously silent on the more serious claims leveled against Roy Moore, the ...

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ALABAMA: Christian Leaders Scream And Rage About “Fake News” Outside Roy Moore Presser [VIDEO]

After the conclusion of today’s bizarre “press conference” with Roy Moore, hate group leader Janet Porter invited questions “about the issues” from the throng of reporters. Unsurprisingly, all anybody wanted to ask about was the allegations against Moore. As the questioning continued, Porter shouted several times that she “paid for this microphone” – meaning that only approved questions would be ...

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ALABAMA: Doug Jones +8 In New Fox News Poll

The Hill reports: A new Fox News poll released Thursday shows Democrat Doug Jones leading by 8 points in the Alabama Senate race in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against GOP candidate Roy Moore. The poll, conducted Nov. 13-15, shows that 50 percent of likely voters in deep-red Alabama and 49 percent of registered voters said they would vote ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Roy Moore Press Conference

ABC News reports: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is speaking Thursday afternoon at a faith leaders press conference in Birmingham. Moore has come under fire for allegations of sexual misconduct. Many of the allegations come from women who said they were under the age of 18 when they had interactions with Moore. Moore has denied all of the allegations. ...

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Roy Moore Claims Hypocrisy On Franken Reactions

The Hill reports: Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who’s facing a series of sexual misconduct allegations, ripped Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday for his response to allegations that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) groped a woman without her consent. McConnell called for a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into Franken after TV host and sports broadcaster Leeann Tweeden on ...

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