Trump goes after Al Franken, but remains silent on Roy Moore

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Al Franken (D-MN) forcibly kissed and groped Leeann Tweeden in 2006. Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps?

"And to think that just last week he was lecturing anyone who would listen about sexual harassment and respect for women". Now he is betting that in this highly partisan environment, he is free to weigh in on controversies involving other men - particularly if they're Democrats like Franken and the now-deposed movie producer Harvey Weinstein, the party donor whose actions spurred the national discussion of sexual harassment. Sounds like a Mel Brooks joke.

The allegations against Moore are politically charged for the White House.

"The president believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously, and he thinks that the people of Alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be", Sanders told reporters at a briefing. She included a picture in which Franken appears to be trying to touch her breasts as she is sleeping.

The reference to Stahl was to a NY magazine article in which Franken talked about a "Saturday Night Live" skit.

"I don't hear that from Roy Moore or Donald Trump", she added during an interview with New York's WABC radio. Moore, running in a special election for U.S. Senate, is backed by Steve Bannon, Trump's former chief strategist.

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Privately some Republicans admit the race may now be lost, with the Republican vote split between Moore's die-hard supporters and so-called "write-in" candidates who are not on the ballot.

What's the Fallout: Take Moore out of the equation.

Trump returned from his Asia trip earlier this week and has tweeted on numerous topics, including sexual misconduct allegations against Sen.

Multiple women have accused Moore of sexual misconduct in recent weeks, including one woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was 16 and another who said Moore initiated a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 and he was 32. Later, when more than a dozen women accused him of sexual misconduct, including unwanted physical contact, he threatened to sue his accusers. The Fox News host then moved on to Moore, stating that the "president's critics" are hitting Trump for his lack of mention of the Alabama GOP Senate candidate. "He is tweeting on Al Franken, he was asked about Roy Moore yesterday and he didn't respond".

She told supporters that Trump actually "owes us a thank you" for taking the media focus off investigations of possible collaboration between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation a year ago.

"The Washington Post is certainly not evidence", Moore said Thursday. At some point, Dana, we have to trust the people of Alabama to make the right decision.