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After the allegations against Moore were published, there was a flood of GOP senators and congressmen calling for Moore to withdraw from the race "if the allegations were true."

  • Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, Mike Lee and Steve Daines all pulled their endorsements.
  • The Republican National Committee pulled its support.
  • Mike Pence said via a spokesperson that if the allegations were true "this would disqualify anyone from serving in office."
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan called the allegations "credible."
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Moore would face an Ethics Committee probe "immediately" if he won the election.

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