White House officials distance themselves from Roy Moore

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"I think Luther Strange would be a strong candidate for a write-in".

"You know, this is a awful situation, almost 40-year-old allegation, we'll probably never know for sure exactly what happened", said Toomey, R-Pa, told NBC.

"I have to say, I think the accusations have more credibility than the denial", Toomey said.

On ABC's This Week, Martha Raddatz asked White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway if she had any doubt about the claims against Moore, Conway responded, "The president and others in the Republican Party have made clear that if the allegations are true, this man should step aside, but I've gone farther than that", adding that "everybody should know that conduct is disqualifying".

Toomey didn't rule out the possibility that Senate Republicans might work to unseat Moore if he wins the special election against Democrat Doug Jones on December 12. Like Pence, Sessions puts on the pressure for Moore to drop out of the race. The incidents were first reported by The Washington Post. Still, in an interview with conservative radio host Sean Hannity, he did not wholly rule out dating teenage girls when he was in his early 30s.

'In the next few days there will be revelations about the motivation and the content of this article, ' Moore said during a Birmingham campaign rally on Saturday.

A former colleague of embattled Alabama Republican Senate Nominee Roy Moore said on Saturday that it was open secret the former judge dated high school girls during the 1980s.

Other Republicans officials have called for Moore to leave the race if the allegations are true.

Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, speaks at a campaign rally on September 25, in Fairhope, Alabama.

During the primary, Trump joined Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and much of the GOP establishment in supporting Sen.



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