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The evidence presented by a longtime Moore aide who cited problems with Leigh Corfman’s story did not contradict what she has told The Post..
“We don’t need a liberal person in there, a Democrat,” the president said about the seat.
A new ad targets Republicans and Republican-leaning voters, who make up a majority of the state. The goal is to give them permission to vote for a Democrat in the Dec. 12 special election.
Amid sex allegations and a tightening Senate race, many GOP voters express disdain for outsiders influencing the election.
Kay Ivey says she has “no reason to disbelieve” the women who have accused Moore of sexual misconduct, but will vote for him to preserve the GOP advantage in the Senate.
The sharply contrasting reactions underscore the challenge facing national GOP leaders.
The former prosecutor and judge said in a radio interview with Sean Hannity that he did not recall such encounters and said such behavior would be inappropriate. Two Republican senators withdrew their support for Moore after the interview.
But Alabama Republicans suggested the state party is unlikely to disqualify the former judge following allegations that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl nearly four decades ago.
“This is just an old-fashioned thumping,” said one former Virginia congressman.
Many view the claims by Donna Brazile as confirmation that the party was unfairly aligned against Bernie Sanders.