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Weeks ago, when accusations of sexual misconduct with teenagers first surfaced, Trump's spokesman had said the president believed Moore would "do the right thing and step aside" if the allegations were true.
Top Republicans vowed to expel him from the Senate if he won his Dec. And, publicly and privately, GOP leaders described the allegations against Moore as credible and insisted there were no circumstances under which he should serve in the Senate.
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Buoyed by the taste of his own success in Congress as the Republican tax bill inches closer to passage, Trump telephoned Moore to offer encouragement as well as support and also argued in a pair of tweets that Moore's vote was badly needed to push the president's policies forward.
President Donald Trump weighs in on the Congressional tax bill, Michael Flynn and lashes out at Hillary Clinton as he leaves the White House. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gave embattled GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore a vigorous formal endorsement Monday, looking past allegations of sexual misconduct with Alabama teenagers as Republican leaders in Washington, once appalled by Moore's candidacy, began to come to grips with the ever-clearer possibility of his victory.
The Senate Ethics Committee would have to investigate, and a recommendation of expulsion could take years. Associated Press writers Alan Fram and Nancy Benac contributed to this report.It was not immediately clear what that support would entail.The official spoke on condition of anonymity to confirm the reversal, which was first reported by Breitbart News.A Moore victory would set up a potentially explosive clash with fellow Republicans in Congress, some of whom have resoundingly called on him to quit the race.
While some have softened their rhetoric recently, others have said they still will try to expel him if he is elected.Moore denies it all, saying "I do not know any of these women.