Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women


Almost 60 Alabama pastors have signed a letter denouncing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying "his extremist values and actions are not consistent with traditional Christian values or good Christian character" and that he's not fit for office.

"It's disturbing that many of Trump's diehard supporters are so stubborn", Mindy McGillivray, who says Trump groped her while she was attending a concert at Mar-a-Lago in 2003, told People.

"I never liked Roy Moore", he continued.

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said on Sunday's "Meet The Press" that he felt "the women's story was more credible than [Moore's] response", but added that the voters of Alabama "know Roy Moore a lot better" than he does. Five others said Moore pursued romantic relationships with them when they were between the ages of 16 and 18.

Ivey said she has no reason to disbelieve women who have come forward to make allegations of wrongdoing by Moore but said the "timing is a little curious".

Trump has moved quickly to condemn accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen.

In yet another twist in the sexual abuse saga embroiling the U.S., former USA president George H.W. Bush is facing new allegations from a MI woman who said he touched her inappropriately while he was in office at an event in April 1992, CNN reported on Thursday.

Trump has repeatedly declined to follow Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan in calling on Moore to quit the race.

"Is the President not being a hypocrite in tweeting about Al Franken and saying nothing about allegations about the Republican, Roy Moore?" she asked.

"The credibility of evangelicals is being harmed by the perception that evangelicals don't care about victims but instead just care about political power", said Ed Stetzer, who chairs the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.

"He will not step down", Kayla Moore said.

When asked by a reporter why the allegations against Trump don't require an investigation but Franken's do, Sanders said, "the American people spoke pretty loud and clear when they elected him president".

The Alabama GOP, meanwhile, reaffirmed its support for Moore on Thursday.

Trump has not addressed the allegations directed at Moore on Twitter.

"I did not support President Trump", Collins said. She said the state needs to send a Republican to Washington. "At some point I think you ought to let the voters have a say here".