Transcript for Trump believes Roy Moore will 'step aside' if allegations true, White House says
We begin with explosive accusations against Republican senate candidate Roy Moore. Yeah Alabama conservative is denying claims of sexual misconduct more is running to fill the seat vacated by the attorney general Jeff Sessions. And overnight president trump responded to the scandal for the very first time ABC's Jimmy Norman is following the fast breaking developments Jimmy. All Republicans including senate majority leader Mitch McConnell say if the claims are true Roy Moore should step aside but at this point Moore is standing firm denying those allegations. Bombshell allegations. Just a month before the Alabama special election for US senate. New claim it's Republican candidate Roy Moore made sexual advances toward teenage girls decades ago. These aren't Fuzzy memories he's our. You know women here who are very certain and confident about what happened to them. We spoke with one of the authors of the exclusive Washington Post story in which four women say they had romantic encounters with. Or propositions for more when he was in his mid thirties and they were teenagers including one who was just fourteen years old in 1979. Now 53 lea Corbin says mark took her to his house on two occasions and I the second visit he took off her shirt and pants and remove disclosed. He tests are over her bra and underpants she says and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear. Crime corruption immorality. Abortion sodomy. Sexual perversion sweep our land. The controversial judge is denying the claims saying in a statement. The Obama Clinton machine to liberal media lap dogs just launch the most vicious and nasty round of attacks against me I've ever faced adding I will never give up the fight. Overnight Steve Bannon reacting to the news but its interest thing. BBs those Amazon. Washington Post. That drop that dime on Donald Trump. Is the same bees those Amazon Washington Post. The dropped the dime this afternoon on George were more. Now is that a coincidence but fellow Republicans expressing outrage. There isn't any true. It's tough. At a White House is echoing that statement saying if the allegations are true Roy Moore will step aside but his name would still be on the ballot. They're already being printed absentee ballots already sent out. Sit I intend is another Republican candidate would have to be written in by voters. We have a special election coming up when the second we have come December's and I thank you.
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