Attorney General Jeff Classes said that he has been advised to play no role in any potential investigations surrounding the Alabama advertising campaign because he knows most of the persons involved. | Darron Cummings/AP Sessions: ‘No reason to hesitation’ Roy Moore accusers
Attorney General Jeff Classes said Tuesday that he has “no reason to doubt” the ladies who have accused Alabama GOP Senate applicant Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.
“I have no reason to hesitation these young ladies,” he told the House Judiciary Committee.
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Moore, who is running to fill up the remaining portion of a term in the Senate seat from Alabama vacated simply by Classes when he took over at the Justice Section, has faced a great onslaught of pressure to quit the race following accusations from two Alabama ladies that Moore molested them due to teenagers. Other ladies have said Moore acquired relationships with them when they were young adults and he was considerably older.
Classes said that he offers been advised to play no role in any potential investigations surrounding the Alabama advertising campaign because he knows most of the people involved.
“I have steadfastly honored that watch and I should continue steadily to do so,” he said.
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Asked simply by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) whether there could be a job for a federal government investigation of the problem, Classes said, “We will examine every case to if it must be investigated.”
“This kind of circumstance would normally be a state circumstance,” he said.
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