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Top Republicans respond to Roy Moore sexual misconduct allegations

A woman has accused Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the United States Senate in Alabama, of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old and he was 32, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, prompting top Republicans to say he should step aside if the allegations prove true.

Mr. Moore, 70, the state's former chief judge, vehemently denied the allegations, calling them "completely false and a desperate political attack."

President Trump would want Moore to step aside if the allegations against him are true, White

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