(WTVM) - Politicians are calling for Roy Moore to step aside after a woman says she had a sexual encounter with him when she was 14 years old, according to the Washington Post. In a series of tweets, Roy Moore is now responding.
Reaction is pouring in from politicians.
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey
Democratic nominee for Alabama U.S. Senate Doug Jones
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell statement
Sen. John McCain statement
In a series of tweets, Roy Moore responding to the allegations of sexual misconduct saying he has a duty to stand up and fight back against the forces of evil waging war on conservative values.
Moore's Campain Chairman Bill Armistead says this is an attack on Moore's campaign:
Moore, the Republican nominee is set to face off against Democratic nominee Doug Jones in the election for the Alabama U.S. Senate seat vacated by now Attorney General Jeff Sessions on December 12.