Woman claims that controversial GOP Senate candidate initiated a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old

  • Roy Moore, a GOP Senate candidate from Alabama, has been accused of sexual misconduct with a then-14-year-old girl.
  • Other women also accused Moore of pursuing them when they were teenagers.

A woman said that when she was 14 years old, Roy Moore, then 32 and now a candidate for Senate in Alabama, initiated a sexual encounter with her.

The Washington Post reported Thursday that Moore invited Leigh Corfman to his home when she was a teenager, took off her clothes, and encouraged her to touch him.

Additionally, three women interviewed by The Post said Moore pursued them when they were between the ages of 16 and 18, though he did not engage in sexual conduct with any of them.

Moore denied the allegations, saying the charges were a “desperate political attack by the national Democrat Party and The Washington Post.”

The former Alabama supreme court judge is the current Republican nominee for Senate in Alabama.

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