Republican leaders back off from Senate candidate Roy Moore after sex claim
Friday, 10 November 2017 () A month before Alabama’s special election, Republican Senate candidateRoy Moore abruptly faced lurid allegations Thursday of sexual misconduct with minors decades ago -- and an immediate backlash from party leaders who demanded he get out of the race if the accusations prove true.
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore denies the newest claim of sexual misconduct against him. But reports from his home town say it was no secret that Moore pursued teenaged girls when he was in his 30s. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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