Latest Roy Moore News

Today in History

Sep. 26, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 26, the 269th day of 2018. There are 96 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 26, 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place as Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon faced off before a national TV...

Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

Sep. 22, 2018 1:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. But as Kavanaugh's nomination hung in the balance, Trump couldn't...

Analysis: Trump tries a different strategy on assault claim

Sep. 22, 2018 2:53 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump went there. Republicans for days have been trying, with some success, not to blame the accuser in the high-stakes he-said-she-said roiling the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. They calibrated their comments to avoid openly antagonizing Christine Blasey...

GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

Sep. 22, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-stakes standoff between Republicans and the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of a three-decade-old sexual attack stretched into the weekend after the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would vote Monday on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination without a deal on her...

Analysis: Trump upends GOP strategy on assault claim

Sep. 21, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump went there. Republicans for days have been trying, with some success, not to blame the accuser in the high-stakes he-said-she-said roiling the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. They calibrated their comments to avoid openly antagonizing Christine Blasey...

Withdraw Kavanaugh nomination? 'Ridiculous,' says Trump

Sep. 18, 2018 7:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in addressing accusations that revived memories of the president's own #MeToo moments. Time and again, Trump...

Trump defends Kavanaugh as White House manages fallout

Sep. 17, 2018 6:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sided with his embattled Supreme Court nominee on Monday, defending Judge Brett Kavanaugh against allegations of sexual assault as the White House walked a fine line in addressing accusations that revived memories of the president's own #MeToo moments. Time and...

Republicans lack votes _ and appetite _ to end 'Obamacare'

Sep. 11, 2018 9:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona's new senator says he'd vote to repeal the nation's health care law. That's one additional Republican ready to obliterate the statute because his predecessor, the late Sen. John McCain, helped derail the party's drive with his fabled thumbs-down vote last year. It could well be...

Moore drops PAC suit over misconduct accusations in ads

Sep. 8, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Defeated Senate candidate Roy Moore is dropping a defamation lawsuit against a super PAC that ran a campaign ad blitz focused on sexual misconduct accusations against him. The motion filed Friday asks a county court to drop the lawsuit against Highway 31 super PAC, other PACS and...

Roy Moore sues Sacha Baron Cohen over 'defamatory' TV prank

Sep. 5, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Wednesday sued comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation and emotional distress after being pranked on the actor's television show. The lawsuit appears to be the first actually filed by one of the string of politicians who were duped and...