Published on 10 Nov 2017 Sections ,

Republican Roy Moore denies sexually abusing teenager

Correspondent

Roy Moore, the controversial Republican candidate for a vacant Alabama Senate seat, has been accused of  historical sexual abuse of a teenage girl. The allegation comes just four weeks before the vote. Mr Moore, who was backed by President Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon for he candidacy, has denied the allegation. His campaign has gone into full attack mode in response, saying they were now in “a spiritual battle” against “the forces of evil”.