The New York Daily News on Donald Trump’s support for Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore:
Nothing’s worse than a liberal Democrat, according to President Trump — not even an accused sexual molester like Roy Moore.
Trump all but endorsed the Alabama Republican’s Senate bid on Tuesday, as the President made his first direct remarks on the sexual misconduct allegations against Moore that surfaced nearly two weeks ago.
“Roy Moore denies it. That’s all I can say,” Trump told reporters on his way from the White House to his Florida resort for the Thanksgiving holiday.
“We don’t need a liberal person in there,” the President said, in a jab at Doug Jones, Moore’s Democratic challenger in the special election Dec. 12 for Alabama’s open Senate seat.
Trump has repeatedly dodged questions about Moore since two women came forward and told the Washington Post he groped and sexually harassed them decades ago when they were in their teens and he was in his 30s.
The New York Post had the same idea: