“If he cares about the values that he claims to care about,” Paul Ryan said of Roy Moore at his daily presser this morning, “then he should step aside.” The House Speaker continues the tsunami of Republicans distancing themselves from the special-election candidate in Alabama, but this has a distinction. Moore had made Mitch McConnell a target in his campaign against the GOP establishment, but Ryan had largely been a non-combatant — until now:
Speaker Paul Ryan: If Roy Moore “cares about the values of the people he claims to care about, then he should step aside.” pic.twitter.com/gStWyS6OEr
— ABC News (@ABC) November 14, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan urged Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to step aside Tuesday morning just a day after another accuser came forward alleging that Moore assaulted her when she was a teenager.
“He should step aside,” Ryan said during his news conference. “Number one, these allegations are credible. Number