As turmoil builds over Roy Moore, Risch, Crapo stick with conditional condemnations

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Even as top Senate Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, called for GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama to step aside increasing turmoil over sex allegations, Idaho’s two GOP senators maintained their qualified stance that Moore should step down “if these allegations are true.” That’s what McConnell had been saying previously, but on Monday, he said he believes the women who were quoted in a Washington Post story about Moore's past relationships with them as young teenagers, including one who described sexual contact when she was just 14; an additional accuser came forward Monday. McConnell said Moore “should step aside.” Idaho Sen. Jim Risch had issued a statement on Thursday, saying, “If these allegations are true,...

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