Breaking: Republican leadership will order immediate investigation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate Candidate Roy Moore will face an ethics investigation "immediately" if elected. McConnell also floats Jeff Sessions as write-in candidate.

From Axios:

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that if Alabama's Senate candidate Roy Moore wins, he'll face an ethics investigation immediately after he's sworn into office. "It would be a rather unusual beginning," McConnell said, speaking at a Wall Street Journal event.


"I'd like to save the seat, and it's a heck of a dilemma when you've got a completely unacceptable candidate bearing the label of your party within a month of the election," he added.

McConnell is one of several Republicans who have called for Moore to step aside. He has also spoken with President Trump and Vice President Pence about the allegations against the candidate, but Trump has yet to take a public stance on the issue.


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Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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