"I don't know if she has the authority to change the election in mid-stream", Merrill said.
"People have waited until four weeks prior to the general election to bring their complaints", Moore, 70, said during a Veterans Day event in Vestavia Hills, near Birmingham. Many other Republicans are calling for Moore to step aside if the allegations are proven true, without defining what would constitute enough proof.
There is still a very real chance - if not likelihood - that Roy Moore will be elected the next senator from Alabama. Trump, who is in Asia and said he was too busy to keep up with the news about Moore, referred to a prior statement given to reporters that said Trump believes Moore will "do the right thing." if the allegations are true.
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The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Friday ended it fundraising agreement with Moore.
"I have to get back into the country to see what's happening", he said.
Beyond their public condemnations of Moore, some Republicans have been searching for ways to short-circuit his candidacy. She told the Washington Post that she dated Moore for two or three months.
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Bennett says the party and candidate can revoke the Republican's nomination, but his name would appear regardless, because a key deadline has already passed. After publication, one of Moore's former colleagues in the prosecutor's office, Teresa Jones, said it was "common knowledge" that Moore pursued sexual relationships with teen girls in his 30s.
Several senior Republicans called on Moore to quit the race after The Washington Post reported allegations of sexual misconduct.
Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado says, "The allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore are deeply troubling". "He should step aside".
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