Alabama Dem: If Moore wins, 'we will always be questioning his character'

Alabama Dem: If Moore wins, 'we will always be questioning his character'
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Rep. Terri SewellTerrycina (Terri) Andrea SewellCentrist Democrats raise concerns over minimum wage push On The Money: House to vote on minimum wage this summer | Sanders doubles down on democratic socialism | May deficit surges | Democrat puts hold on Treasury nominees in fight over Trump tax returns House to vote on minimum wage by August MORE (D-Ala.), the only Democrat representing Alabama in Congress, said Sunday that Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore's character will always be questioned should he win this week's election and head to Washington, D.C.

“At the end of the day, when Roy Moore — if he should win — goes to Washington, we will always be questioning his character,” Sewell told ABC’s “This Week.”


Sewell’s comments come two days ahead of the Alabama special election, when Moore will face off against Democrat Doug Jones for the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsTrump: Appointing Sessions was my biggest mistake Nikki Haley blasts Roy Moore's Senate bid: 'He does not represent our Republican Party' Time magazine: Trump threatened reporter with prison time MORE and currently held by Sen. Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeThe Hill's Morning Report — US strikes approved against Iran pulled back McSally on Moore running for Senate again: 'This place has enough creepy old men' The Hill's Morning Report - Trump to kick off bid for second term in Florida MORE (R). 

Multiple women in the last month have accused Moore of sexual misconduct, including allegations that he made sexual advances toward women when they were teenagers. Moore has denied the accusation that he initiated sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl in 1979, when he was 32, but admitted in an interview last month that he may have dated women in their later teens during that time in his life.

Sewell said on Sunday that “there’s no reason to doubt these women,” referencing the women who have come forward with allegations against Moore.

While Moore initially lost support from multiple Republican lawmakers following the allegations, President TrumpDonald John TrumpConway defends herself against Hatch Act allegations amid threat of subpoena How to defuse Gulf tensions and avoid war with Iran Trump says 'stubborn child' Fed 'blew it' by not cutting rates MORE helped Moore with a full-throated endorsement last week. The Republican National Committee has also reinstated its fundraising agreement with the Moore campaign.