GOP Sen. Susan Collins: ‘I’m Disappointed’ the RNC Resumed Support of Roy Moore
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After pulling funding the Alabama Senate special election following the allegations of teen sex abuse made against Republican nominee Roy Moore, the Republican National Committee jumped back into the race earlier this month. That decision came on the heels of President Donald Trump officially endorsing Moore.
Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation this morning, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) let it be known that she disagreed with the RNC’s decision to once again back the embattled ex-Alabama judge.
“I’m disappointed that the RNC has resumed its support of Roy Moore,” she told host John Dickerson. “I think that it’s a mistake.”
She went on to note that she did not support and Moore and she had expressed her non-support of the Senate candidate before the accusations came out due to his anti-Muslim and homophobic comments and positions.
Collins wasn’t the only Republican senator that came out strongly against Moore on Sunday morning. During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union, Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) explained that he could not vote for Moore because of the allegations made against the twice-ousted judge, stating that the claim Moore sexually abused a 14-year-old girl was the “tipping point” for him.
Watch the clip above, via CBS News.
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