US President Donald Trump has expressed his full support for Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, despite allegation that he molested teenaged girls several decades ago.
Trump threw his full weight behind Moore on Friday at a rally in the state of Florida, telling supporters to “get out and vote for Roy Moore.”
“This country, the future of this country, cannot afford to lose a seat in the very, very close United States Senate. We can’t afford it, folks,” Trump said, reaffirming his backing for Moore in next week’s closely-watched election in Alabama.
“Get out and vote for Roy Moore. Do it, do it,” Trump said at a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, just across from the Alabama state line.
He said Moore was needed in the Senate to protect sensitive issues for Republicans, such as boosting funding for the military, gun rights and restricting immigration.
Earlier this week, Trump officially endorsed the “conservative Christian”…