Politics McConnell says final decision on Moore awaits Trump

00:52  15 november  2017
00:52  15 november  2017 Source:   The Hill

Hannity: Moore answered my questions

  Hannity: Moore answered my questions Fox news host Sean Hannity said Wednesday night that Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore answered the questions he posed to him the previous night about the sexual misconduct allegations he is facing. "Now we demanded, rightly, answers form Judge Moore," Hannity said on his show. "He provided them to the specific questions we asked."Hannity on Tuesday said he would give Moore "24 hours" to provide evidence that he did not engage in sexual misconduct with teenage girls, or he should step aside from the race.

McConnell said no final decision had been made and it would await further discussions with Trump . McConnell told reporters that Trump called him from Vietnam last week to discuss what to do about Moore , who faces multiple sexual accusations

– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he’s willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. He added of Trump : “I think he hasn’t made a final decision .”

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McConnell Awaiting Trump Guidance on Health Care. By The Associated Press. STERLING, VA - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear He adds: "I think he hasn't made a final decision .

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. He added of Trump : "I think he hasn't made a final decision ."

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) stopped short of calling for a vote to expel Roy Moore from the Senate should he win a special election in Alabama next month and suggested a final decision for the party could depend on President Trump.

McConnell said no final decision had been made and it would await further discussions with Trump.

McConnell told reporters that Trump called him from Vietnam last week to discuss what to do about Moore, who faces multiple sexual accusations - including from one women who said they had a sexual encounter when he was 32 and she was 14.

"We had a chance to discuss this issue. I talked to Gen. Kelly about it on Saturday, I talked to the vice president about it yesterday. There's no question there's a deep concern here," McConnell said referring to White House chief of staff John Kelly and Vice President Pence.

Moore says he'll remain in Senate race, blasts McConnell

  Moore says he'll remain in Senate race, blasts McConnell Republican Roy Moore says he'll remain in Alabama Senate race, accuses GOP leader McConnell of trying to 'steal' seat.A defiant Moore appeared at a news conference on Thursday to reiterate that he would be staying in the Alabama race.

McConnell said Sunday, Oct. 22, he’s willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. He added of Trump : “I think he hasn’t made a final decision .”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he’s willing to bring bipartisan health-care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. Trump : “I think he hasn’t made a final decision .”

McConnell reiterated his call on Moore to withdraw from the race and voiced concern about keeping the seat, currently held by Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.), in Republican control.

"We've looked at all the options," he said of his discussions with White House officials and colleagues. "This close to the election it's a very complicated matter.

McConnell says final decision on Moore awaits Trump © Provided by The Hill McConnell says final decision on Moore awaits Trump

"Once the president and his team get back, we'll have further discussions about it," he said.

A day earlier, McConnell told reporters in Louisville, Ky., that he believed the accounts of five women who have accused Moore of predatory behavior and called for the candidate to step aside.

Asked whether he believed women who have made accusations about Trump, McConnell declined to answer and said it was off-topic.

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Cory Gardner (Colo.) on Monday called for Moore to be expelled from the Senate should he defeat Democrat Doug Jones in the Dec. 12 contest.

Mitch McConnell vs. Roy Moore is now a battle for the soul of the GOP

  Mitch McConnell vs. Roy Moore is now a battle for the soul of the GOP McConnell comes out strongly against Moore. But getting him out of the race will test McConnell's diminished clout.Which means we'll now find out just how much power McConnell and the GOP establishment have to prevent someone he believes to be a child molester from joining his ranks. Or, looked at another way, we'll find out how much power they don't have.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he’s willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it. He added of Trump : “I think he hasn’t made a final decision .”

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Gardner said Moore does not "meet the ethical and moral requirements" of the United States Senate.

But McConnell wouldn't go as far as Gardner on Tuesday.

Other Republicans are leery about committing to an expulsion vote before investigating the allegations more carefully.

"Right now we've got to get through the election and see if that's something we even have to deal with," said Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.).

He said that prior to any expulsion vote, "we have to examine the facts as they exist."

"We owe that to the integrity of the process," Tillis said.

GOP lawmakers feel more comfortable calling on Moore to pull out of the race and allow another candidate to run as a write-in.

The latest was Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), who on Tuesday said "Moore should do what is best for the conservatives of Alabama and step aside."

Some Democrats are wondering if Republicans would actually go through with an expulsion vote.

"It would be a remarkable step for Republicans to take," said Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.).

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Why it is so hard for Stephen Bannon to dump Roy Moore .
The Breitbart News chairman has staked his reputation as an anti-establishment kingmaker on Moore's candidacy.Even Sean Hannity said on Tuesday night that he would do it, unless the Alabama Republican could, within 24 hours, “come up with a satisfactory explanation” to refute allegations that decades ago he sexually assaulted a teenage girl, initiated sexual touching with another and pursued relationships with three more.

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