Washington (CNN) Alabama Secretary of Express John Merrill said that by Tuesday, he would nonetheless vote for Roy Moore unless the installation sex allegations against the Republican Senate candidate were proven true.
“As of today, with the information that’s been introduced to me, and if these expenses are not tested to be true, then I would continue steadily to support and vote for Judge Moore,” Merrill said in CNN’s “New Day.”
Moore has been accused of sexual misconduct by in least five women previously week. The Washington Content published a bombshell record based on interviews with more than 30 people, saying Moore pursued romantic relationships with four teenagers while he was in his 30s. One woman said she was 14 years good old when Moore initiated sexual connection with her. A fifth accuser emerged onward on Monday, alleging that Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16 years good old. Moore offers denied all of the allegations.
The Alabama secretary of state would not say whether he believes the women accusing Moore, but suggested that “it is possible” they were making up their claims.
“I have zero idea what degree of validity there is,” he said. “I don’t know whether or not they’re which makes it up or not really because I don’t know their intention and I don’t know whether or not there are other activities that have occurred to them to lead them to come onward at the moment.”