Republican National Committee drops Roy Moore amid the Alabama Senate candidate’s sexual misconduct scandal

  • Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore lost the financial support of the Republican National Committee on Monday, amid a growing sexual misconduct scandal surrounding him.
  • The RNC ended its joint fundraising agreement with Moore, according to a senior party official cited by Politico.
  • At least five women have accused Moore of varying degrees of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s. 
  • Moore has denied the allegations and vowed to stay in the Senate race, despite calls for him to step aside.

The embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore just lost the financial backing of the Republican Party as he faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct with underaged girls. According to a senior party official cited by Politico, the RNC pulled out of its joint fundraising agreement with Moore’s campaign.

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