Republican Senatorial committee ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore (Real-Time News from AL.com)

Republican Senatorial committee ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore

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The National Republican Senatorial Committee is ending its fundraising agreement with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore in light of allegations of sexual contact with a teenager decades ago.

The group had been part of a fundraising committee that includes the Alabama Republican Party and the Republican National Committee. The information was in a filing to the Federal Election Commission on Friday.

The step comes as Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have called on Moore to step aside in the Alabama Senate race if the allegations are true.

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado is chairman of the NRSC, the campaign arm of the Senate GOP.

Moore has been defiant, insisting he would not quit the race for the Dec. 12 special election for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ former seat.

Roy Moore

Alabama

via Real-Time News from AL.com http://bit.ly/2zzWl2c

November 10, 2017 at 11:54AM