Tag Archives: Roy Moore

Two GOP Senators Revoke Endorsements Of Moore

Talking Points Memo reports: Two Republican senators rescinded their endorsements of Alabama Senate candidate (R) Roy Moore late Friday night over reports that he’d pursued relationships with multiple teenage women. “Having read the detailed description of the incidents, as well as the response from Judge Moore and his campaign, I can no longer endorse his candidacy for the US Senate,” ...

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Roy Moore Refuses To Rule Out Having Dated Teenagers In His 30s: “I Dated A Lot Of Young Ladies” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore declined Friday to rule out that he may have dated girls in their late teens when he was in his 30s, though he said he did not remember any such encounters and described such behavior as inappropriate. “If I did, I’m not going to dispute these things, but I don’t remember ...

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Senate Group Cuts Funding Ties To Roy Moore

The Daily Beast reports: A day after explosive allegations of sexual assault surfaced against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore, the Republican Party’s senate campaign arm has severed financial ties with the embattled former state supreme court justice. A joint fundraising committee benefitting Moore and a handful of Republican Party organs filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Friday removing ...

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Moore And Jones Tied In Post-Scandal Poll

Buzzfeed News reports: Moore and Democrat Doug Jones are tied at 46% in the survey, which was conducted Thursday by Opinion Savvy and commissioned by Decision Desk HQ in the aftermath of a bombshell Washington Post report in which the accuser, now 53, went on record with her story. The results also suggested that a write-in campaign by another Republican ...

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Roy Moore’s Brother Compares Him To Jesus Christ: This Persecution Is The Work Of The Democratic Party

CNN reports: Jerry Moore firmly denied the allegations against his brother and drew an analogy between his situation and the persecution of Jesus Christ, CNN’s Martin Savidge reported Friday in an interview with CNN’s John Berman. Moore also claimed that the Democratic Party was behind what he called “false allegations,” and that “these women are going to, as [Moore] put ...

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Fox News Legal Analyst: Actual Victims Of Sexual Predators Are “Very Few And Far Between” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Host Sean Hannity asked Mercedes Colwin, a manager partner of the law firm Gordon & Rees in New York, how common it is for women to make up harassment allegations for money or “political reasons.” “There are individuals that’ll come forward with these outrageous allegations,” Colwin replied. Hannity argued that those making allegations that are unfounded hurt ...

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AWKWARD: Republican Leaders Grimace Silently As Reporters Shout Questions About Roy Moore [VIDEO]

CNN reports: When Senate leaders planned an event Thursday afternoon with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House economic guru Gary Cohn to tout the rollout of their tax plan, the words “Roy Moore underage girl” were not likely on their minds. But by the time the event happened, the allegations — first reported by The Washington Post — that ...

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Alabama GOP State Rep Calls For Prosecuting Roy Moore’s Accusers: You Can’t Be A Victim 40 Years Later

The Cullman Times reports: State Rep. Ed Henry lashed out at Roy Moore’s accusers and Republicans who said the U.S. Senate candidate should back out of the special election in an interview Thursday evening with The Times. Henry said he believes legal action should be considered against Moore’s accusers, finding their story unbelievable. “If they believe this man is predatory, ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Backs Roy Moore: The Voters Know He’s More Credible Than The Women Who Accused Him

Religious News Service reports: “It comes down to a question who is more credible in the eyes of the voters — the candidate or the accuser,” said Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of evangelical Liberty University who has endorsed Trump and Moore, both Republicans. “The same thing happened to President Trump a few weeks before his election last year except ...

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GOP Senator Behind Multiple Anti-LGBT Bills To Roy Moore: Stop Money Begging With My Name And Face

The Hill reports: Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) has requested to be removed from Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore’s fundraising pitches after a Thursday report from the Washington Post detailed accusations of inappropriate sexual conduct between a 32-year-old Moore and a minor from decades ago. Moore released a fundraising pitch featuring Lee on Thursday just hours after the Washington Post ...

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Alex Jones: All Roy Moore Did Was Tell Some Girls They Were Pretty, That’s What You Do In The South

“They’re saying 35, 40 years ago, Judge Moore talked to teenage women. Never made sexual comments or advances. They even admit this, even if it’s true.  ‘He did not try to initiate sexual contact with them.’ But I guess at the soda fountain or something, women that were like 18 years old or whatever, he said they looked good, honey. ...

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Bannon Compares Roy Moore Scandal To Pussygate: The Washington Post Works For The Democratic Party

Politico reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday likened a report that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl to last year’s publication of the infamous Access Hollywood tape, telling a New Hampshire audience that The Washington Post, which published both, is “part of the apparatus of the Democratic Party.” “The ...

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White House: Roy Moore Should “Step Aside” From Campaign If Underage Sex Allegations Are Proven True

ABC News reports: The White House reacted Friday to a series of sexual misconduct allegations leveled against Republican Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, saying that President Donald Trump believes if they are proven true then Moore should “step aside.” “Like most Americans, the president believes we cannot allow a mere allegation, in this case one from many years ago, to ...

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Alabama State Official Defends Roy Moore: The Virgin Mary Was Underage And She Gave Birth To Jesus

The Washington Examiner reports: “There is nothing to see here,” Alabama State Auditor Jim Ziegler told the Washington Examiner. “The allegations are that a man in his early 30s dated teenage girls. Even the Washington Post report says that he never had sexual intercourse with any of the girls and never attempted sexual intercourse.” “Take the Bible. Zachariah and Elizabeth ...

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Sen. Luther Strange Urged To Launch Write-In Campaign In Wake Of Allegations Against Roy Moore

The Hill reports: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Thursday she has talked to Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) about running a write-in campaign in the wake of an explosive new report that Roy Moore, the GOP candidate for Senate in Alabama, had inappropriate encounters with teenage girls. Strange challenged and lost to Moore in the Republican primary for the open Alabama ...

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Roy Moore Accused Of Sex Encounter With 14 Year-Old Girl When He Was 32, GOP Leaders React Swiftly

The Washington Post reports: Leigh Corfman says she was 14 years old when an older man approached her outside a courtroom in Etowah County, Ala. She was sitting on a wooden bench with her mother, they both recall, when the man introduced himself as Roy Moore. It was early 1979 and Moore — now the Republican nominee in Alabama for ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Refuses To Debate Opponent

Huntsville’s CBS affiliate reports: WHNT News 19 in conjunction with our partners at Reckon by AL.com invited both of Alabama’s US Senate candidates to participate in what would have been a live, commercial-free debate. The Doug Jones campaign accepted, but the Roy Moore campaign has declined. We at WHNT News 19 believe that public debates give voters a chance to ...

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Roy Moore +17 In Senate Poll, Calls For Impeaching Judge Who Ruled Against Trump’s Trans Military Ban

The Hill reports: Republican Roy Moore leads his Democratic opponent in the Alabama Senate race by 17 points, according to a new poll. Moore takes 56 percent of the vote, while Democrat Doug Jones takes 39 percent, according to a survey commissioned by the Senate Leadership Fund (SLF), which has ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), and conducted ...

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Roy Moore’s Hate Group Has The Trans Military Sadz: Appalling Ruling Is The Height Of Judicial Arrogance

Via press release: The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to the acknowledgement of God and the strict interpretation of the Constitution as understood by its Framers, strongly criticized today’s decision by Federal District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly that invalidated President Trump’s ban on transgender persons serving in the United States armed forces. Responding to a lawsuit ...

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Roy Moore: Same-Sex Marriage Is Worse Than Slavery

Talking Points Memo reports: Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore said late last year that the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage was “even worse” than the notorious 1857 Dred Scott ruling that upheld slavery. Moore, a hard-right former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, has twice been removed from office for refusing to follow the rule of law — the ...

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