White House: President Trump won't campaign for Roy Moore

White House: President Trump won't campaign for Roy Moore

The allegations, including claims that the 70-year-old Moore sexually assaulted or molested two teenage girls while he was in his 30s, have made the December 12 election a referendum on "the character of the country" that transcends partisan politics, said GOP Senator Tim Scott of SC, as the party establishment cringed at Trump's latest intervention in the closely contested race. The president's conduct is under renewed scrutiny after he tepidly endorsed Roy Moore for his race for the Alabama senate seat against democrat Doug Jones.

"There is nothing on the schedule at this time", White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told The Hill and USA Today. "Wilson added. "'Well I know he's a cannibal, but at least he's not a Democrat' is the kind of thing that's going to wear thin outside of the narrow partisan lane Alabama represents".

During the election, several women accused Trump of previous instances of sexual harassment and the 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape of Trump released in October 2016 caught him saying on a hot mic: "And when you're a star, they let you do it".

"Five state campaigns. Forty years of honorable service".

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted Roy Moore to drop out of the race and for Republicans to support a write-in candidate. Moore had enjoyed a comfortable lead over Jones until allegations surfaced the former Alabama Chief Justice had improper sexual contact with teenage girls in the 1970s. Moore has said he never dated "underage" women.

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