McConnell: Roy Should Step Down If Sexual Harassment ‘Allegations Are True’

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Robert Donachie Capitol Hill and Health Care Reporter
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Republican Senate nominee of Alabama Roy Moore to step down if Thursday’s reports of sexual harassment are true.

“If these allegations are true, he must step aside,” McConnell said Thursday.

A total of four women came forwarded Thursday afternoon that allege Moore had inappropriate sexual contact with them while they were under the age of 18-years-old, The Washington Post reported Thursday. While none of the women report having sex with Moore, but all say they were inappropriately touched and had other unwanted advances.

Moore called these allegations simply “fake news,” in an attempt to throw doubt on the women’s claims.

“These allegations are completely false and are a desperate political attack by the National Democrat Party and the Washington Post on this campaign,” Moore said.

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