Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore

  • Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore

Trump Opens the Door to Campaigning for Roy Moore

"I can tell you one thing for sure, we don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat", the president told reporters shortly before departing the White House to head to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida for Thanksgiving.

"The guy Doug Jones is a doctrinaire liberal", she said. If you read the reporting done by newspapers in Alabama, it sounds like Moore's predilection for young girls was common knowledge when he was an assistant district attorney in Etowah County.

Moore has seen his campaign derailed in recent days after nine women accused him of behavior ranging from uncomfortable and unwanted overtures to sexual assault. Richard Shelby of Alabama and Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, responding to allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore.

In an appearance on "Fox & Friends" Monday, Kellyanne Conway, a top Trump adviser, similarly seemed to suggest that voters dismiss the claims against Moore and vote for the Republican.

Trump's position is a break from other national Republicans, who have called on Moore to step aside.

In a Tuesday news conference, campaign strategist Dean Young and two other longtime associates of the Alabama GOP Senate nominee insisted allegations against Moore are false.

When asked if he thought Trump was thinking about tax reform with this move, Heilemann explained that Trump was likely very anxious about it because he wants a victory because he's staring down a year in office without any major legislative wins. "I'm very happy a lot of these things are coming out".

Several allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced during the 2016 presidential campaign against Trump, who has denied them. He denied it. He was also caught on tape in 2005 boasting that he could grab women's private parts. Richard Shelby of Alabama, who said he would "absolutely not" vote for Moore. Majority are Trump voters. Ivanka Trump said there's a special place in hell for people who prey on children.

Moore's camp on Tuesday continued an offensive against the media and two of the female accusers. The Moore campaign attempted to cast doubt on her story last week by calling on her lawyer, Gloria Allred, to release a yearbook with an inscription Nelson said Moore wrote shortly before the assault.