Many top members of the Republican Party, including Senators Mitch McConnell and John McCain, are abandoning their support for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore after allegations of sexual misconduct against him have been surfacing.
The controversial accusations against Moore, a Christian evangelical, came to light when The Washington Post last Thursday published the accounts of four women — including a 14 and 16 year-old — accusing Moore of sexual misconduct which included initiating sexual advances and inappropriate touching.
Moore has called the accusations political attacks against him and conservative media figures have suggested the claims against Moore could be false. The alt-right website Breitbart defended Moore by suggesting that details of the allegations are contradictory.
Senate Republicans have made their stance on the issue relatively clear, pulling out of a joint fund-raising agreement with Moore’s campaign…