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Mitch McConnell says Roy Moore 'should step aside'

Aaron P. Bernstein | Reuters. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said Roy Moore should "step aside."

Senate Majority Leader

Mitch McConnell

says that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama "should step aside" in light of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.

McConnell spoke to reporters Monday after visiting a plant in Kentucky. He says he believes the women who were quoted in a Washington Post story about Moore's past relationships with them as young women.

Previously McConnell had said Moore should step aside if the allegations were proven true.

He says Republicans are looking at a write-in option in Alabama.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.

Senate Majority Leader

Mitch McConnell

says that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama "should step aside" in light of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.

McConnell spoke to reporters Monday after visiting a plant in Kentucky. He says he believes the women who were quoted in a Washington Post story about Moore's past relationships with them as young women.

Previously McConnell had said Moore should step aside if the allegations were proven true.

He says Republicans are looking at a write-in option in Alabama.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.



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