GOP senator joins calls for ethics probe if Moore wins Senate election

MSN | 12/7/2017 | Avery Anapol
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Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Thursday that if Roy Moore is elected to the Senate next week, there should be an ethics investigation into the sexual assault and misconduct allegations against him.

Tillis said on Buzzfeed's "AM to DM" Twitter morning show that he thinks an investigation should take place before the chamber moves to expel Moore or take other action.

Facts - Facts

"We need to examine the facts and let those facts lead us where they may," he said.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has also called for an immediate ethics investigation if Moore wins the Alabama special election, while National Republican Senate Committee Chairman Cory Gardner (Colo.) has called for his expulsion from the Senate.

Moore - Allegations - Women - Teenagers - Women

Moore faces allegations from nearly 10 women who say he pursued them as teenagers when he was in his 20s and 30s, including multiple women who say he assaulted them.

Tillis originally called for Moore to withdraw from the race and said Thursday that he still stands by that position, but added that until Moore is under the jurisdiction of the Senate, the decision is in the hands of Alabama voters.

Supreme - Court - Precedent - Authority

"There's Supreme Court precedent to say that we really don't have the authority to deny him being seated," he said. "But we...
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