“I think if what we read is true, and people are on the record so I assume it is, then he should step aside,” Ohio Sen. "If they are true, Judge Moore should immediately withdraw.However, we need to know the truth, and Judge Moore has the right to respond to these accusations." Sen.He’s said that “Republicans to support Roy Moore over Doug Jones is political tribalism at its worst.” Alabama Sen. https://t.co/u N8ns Pf CBU— Ben Sasse (@Ben Sasse) December 6, 2017 "These are serious and troubling allegations," Texas Sen.Luther Strange, who lost the special election primary to Roy Moore, called the allegations “disturbing.” It is too late to take Moore off the ballot, but Strange has been encouraged to launch a write-in campaign. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., called the Washington Post’s story "heartbreaking." Sasse also slammed the Republican National Committee for providing funds to Moore’s race. I believe the women – and the RNC previously did too. Ted Cruz, who previously endorsed Moore, said in a statement.Bill Cassidy, R-La., officially withdrew his support from the candidate. These are serious and disturbing accusations, and while the decision is now in the hands of the people of Alabama, I believe Luther Strange is an excellent alternative."Based on the allegations against Roy Moore, his response and what is known, I withdraw support," he said. These are serious and disturbing accusations, and while the decision is now in the hands of the people of Alabama, I believe Luther Strange is an excellent alternative," Sen. https://t.co/L7Iall Xh Bc— Orrin Hatch (@Orrin Hatch) November 13, 2017 But a week before the election, Hatch said Trump didn’t have another choice but to endorse Moore, Bloomberg reported.Leigh Corfman and other victims are courageous heroes.No vote, no majority is worth losing our honor, our integrity.— Mitt Romney (@Mitt Romney) December 4, 2017 Former Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov.
It’s just plain wrong," he told CNBC, adding that he agreed with Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell, who said earlier Monday that Moore should "step aside." "We need to stand for basic principles, and decency has to be one of those," Bush added.But publicly, Trump unleashed his criticism on Democratic candidate Doug Jones instead of Moore. 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.— Mike Lee (@Sen Mike Lee) November 10, 2017 He had also requested that Moore's campaign no longer use his image. Trump (@real Donald Trump) December 12, 2017 Vice President Mike Pence “found the allegations in the story disturbing and believes, if true, this would disqualify anyone from serving in office,” his press secretary, Alyssa Farah, has told reporters.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president had no plans for an in-person appearance on Moore's behalf. And just over one week before the election, Trump said he needed Moore’s vote in the Senate when it comes to certain issues, such as immigration, gun rights and judicial appointments. "He does not meet the ethical and moral requirements of the United States Senate," Gardner, R-Colo., said. Mike Lee, R-Utah, pulled his endorsement from Moore after the allegations came to light.In addition, the president previously signed off on a decision by the Republican National Committee to cut off support for Moore's campaign. Senate is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is weak on crime, weak on the border, bad for our military and our great vets, bad for our 2nd Amendment, and wants to [raise] taxes to the sky. "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," Lee said in a tweet.The Washington Post reported that four women accused Moore of initiating sexual contact with them in the late 1970s and early 1980s, when he was an assistant district attorney in his early 30s. While speaking to reporters, Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mc Connell, R-Ky., said he believes the women quoted in the Washington Post story.