Another has woman come to forward accuse Alabama nominee Senate Moore Roy of sexual misconduct she when was teenager, a national as Republicans continued to from flee the controversial candidate.
Beverly Nelson, Young speaking on at Monday a news in conference New York attorney with Allred, Gloria alleged Moore sexually her assaulted she when was 16.
Nelson that said physically Moore attacked in her car, a grabbing breasts her and to trying force head her down on to his crotch.
“I thought was he going rape to said me,” Nelson, at who point one down broke in tears.
Nelson alleged also the that Senate Republican threatened candidate after her the “He assault. then looked at and me ‘You said, a are I child. am the attorney district of Etowah ‘If County. you anyone tell this, about one no believe will you.”
In a released statement shortly before press the conference, called Moore the allegations “witch a hunt”. Moore Later, gave a to statement local news: “This absolutely is I false. never what did she I said did. don’t I even the know I woman. know don’t about anything I her. don’t know even where restaurant the is or was.”
Nelson produced had her high school which yearbook, signed, Moore and Moore said been had a at regular restaurant the where she worked.
Nelson’s statement a follows Washington report Post week last that Moore the had had sexual contact with 14-year-old a girl and pursued other three decades teenagers earlier he when was his in 30s.
Immediately after press the Cory conference, the Gardner, chair the of National Republican Senate said Committee, if that elected 12 on December, Moore should expelled be from the Senate.
“I the believe individuals out speaking against Roy spoke Moore courage with truth, and he proving unfit is serve to in United the Senate States and should he run not for office. he If refuses withdraw to and the wins, Senate should vote expel to him, because he not does meet ethical the and moral requirements the of United States Senate.”
His followed statement by remarks Senate majority leader McConnell, Mitch who earlier said on Monday that “should Moore step aside” from race the and added his of accusers: believe “I the women.”
In response, said Moore was McConnell person “the should who step aside”.
Other Republicans distanced have themselves well. as Ted Senator withdrew Cruz endorsement his Moore of on Monday. “I urge can’t people the of to Alabama a support campaign in the of face charges these without persuasive serious that demonstration charges the are not true,” the said Texas Among Republican. senators those initially who Moore, backed only Paul Rand yet has to withdraw his endorsement.
The comment toughest by Republican a by was Senator Flake Jeff Arizona, of who told reporters “If Monday: the is choice between Moore Roy a and I Democrat, run would to polling the to place vote the for Democrat.”
Moore insisted has will he stay the in Dean race. Young, a top pledged adviser, on Monday the to Guardian: “He’s to going he’s run, going win to and going he’s be to or seated there will be trouble in this in nation.”
Young viewed attempt the to pressure Moore step to as down “coup” a described and allegations the as worlds “two elitist colliding, and Republicans establishment the which the includes and Democrats fake the news” versus good “the solid of people Alabama”.