By Bre Payton
In a statement released Monday, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) said Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore should be expelled from office if elected. Gardner’s statement comes directly after a fifth woman has publicly alleged that Moore sexually assaulted her.
Flanked by celebrity attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference in New York City, Beverly Young Nelson said Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager. After Moore allegedly forced himself upon her in his car, Nelson claims he told her no one would believe her story.
“You are a child,” Nelson claims Moore said. “I am the district attorney of Etowah County. If you tell anyone about this, no one will believe you.”
As proof of her claims, Nelson says Moore signed her high school yearbook. If true, this could establish that the Alabama Republican knew her when the incident allegedly occurred. Allred says Nelson is willing to testify under oath and called upon the Senate Judiciary Committee to subpoena Moore about these allegations.
“I believe the individuals speaking out against Roy Moore spoke with courage and truth, proving he is unfit to serve in the United States Senate and he should not run for office,” Gardner said in a statement released …read more