Cassidy pulls endorsement of Moore

Cassidy pulls endorsement of Moore
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Republican Sen. Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyThe Hill's Morning Report — AG Barr, GOP senators try to rein Trump in Overnight Health Care: Nevada union won't endorse before caucuses after 'Medicare for All' scrap | McConnell tees up votes on two abortion bills | CDC confirms 15th US coronavirus case Overnight Defense: Senate votes to rein in Trump war powers on Iran | Pentagon shifting .8B to border wall | US, Taliban negotiate seven-day 'reduction in violence' MORE (La.) announced Saturday that he is pulling his support of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

"Based on the allegations against Roy Moore, his response and what is known, I withdraw support," Cassidy tweeted.

Two other lawmakers have pulled their endorsements following a bombshell report in The Washington Post Thursday, in which Moore was accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl in 1979, when he was 32.

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GOP Sens. Mike Lee (Utah) and Steve Daines (Mont.) both announced Friday night that they would no longer endorse Moore for Senate.

Other lawmakers from both parties have said Moore should step out of the race if the allegations are true.

The newspaper also found three other women who said that Moore had approached them around a similar time, when they were between the ages of 16 and 18.

Moore has denied the allegations regarding the 14-year-old, saying they are "completely false.”