GOP Senators Are Turning on Moore Following Allegations

US Senate candidate from Alabama accused of sexual contact with 14-year-old girl
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 9, 2017 4:09 PM CST
According to a "Washington Post" story Nov. 9, an Alabama woman said Roy Moore made inappropriate advances and had sexual contact with her when she was 14.   (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

(Newser) – Roy Moore was accused of initiating a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 in a Washington Post report published Thursday. Three other women say he asked them out on dates while they were between 16 and 18 years old and he was in his 30s. Now Republican senators are calling for the Senate hopeful from Alabama to drop out of the race—with one big caveat. "If these allegations are true, he must step aside," the Hill quotes Sen. Mitch McConnell as saying in a statement. “If these allegations are found to be true, Roy Moore must drop out of the Alabama special Senate election," Sen. Cory Gardner added. Here's everything else you need to know about the response to the allegations against Moore:

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