Moore endorsements disappear from campaign website

Moore endorsements disappear from campaign website
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The campaign for Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore has removed his endorsements from its website, a move that comes after multiple Republican senators revoked their support of Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. 

Under a header for Moore’s endorsements reads “The List of Endorsements is Currently Being Updated.”

Multiple Republican senators have said Moore should exit the race following the allegations, which were first revealed last week in a story by The Washington Post.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellObama calls on Senate not to fill Ginsburg's vacancy until after election Planned Parenthood: 'The fate of our rights' depends on Ginsburg replacement Progressive group to spend M in ad campaign on Supreme Court vacancy MORE (R-Ky.) earlier this week said Moore should “step aside,” while both the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) have cut fundraising ties with the former judge.


Sens. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeMcConnell shores up GOP support for coronavirus package McConnell tries to unify GOP Davis: The Hall of Shame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump MORE (Utah), Steve DainesSteven (Steve) David DainesSenate Republicans face tough decision on replacing Ginsburg Intensifying natural disasters do little to move needle on climate efforts Senate Democrats demand White House fire controversial head of public lands agency MORE (Mont.), John CornynJohn CornynBipartisan praise pours in after Ginsburg's death Chamber of Commerce endorses McSally for reelection Airline job cuts loom in battleground states MORE (Texas) and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate Republicans face tough decision on replacing Ginsburg Cruz: Trump should nominate a Supreme Court justice next week Renewed focus on Trump's Supreme Court list after Ginsburg's death MORE (Texas) have all rescinded their endorsements of Moore. But the Alabama Republican has insisted he will remain in the race. 

Moore has denied an allegation that in 1979 he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. The Post’s story also included three women who said Moore made advances toward them during a similar time frame, when they were between 16 and 18 years old.

In an interview last week, however, Moore admitted he may have dated women in their later teens during that time in his life, but said he did not “remember anything like that.”

Following the Post’s story, another accuser publicly alleged that Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16.

Moore will face off against Democrat Doug Jones on Dec. 12 in the special election race to serve out the remainder of Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump's policies on refugees are as simple as ABCs Ocasio-Cortez, Velázquez call for convention to decide Puerto Rico status White House officials voted by show of hands on 2018 family separations: report MORE's Senate term.