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    Trump Backs Roy Moore in Alabama Vote

    He’s got the presidential seal of approval. Amid mounting allegations of sexual assault and preying on underage girls, the embattled Republican now has a big name in his corner: President Donald Trump is calling on Alabama voters to reject Moore’s Democratic rival, saying, “We don’t need a liberal person in there.” Trump — the subject of similar sexual misconduct allegations — repeatedly noted Moore’s denials. The president’s support comes as Republicans have increasingly abandoned the former judge and called for him to bow out of the race before the Dec. 12 election.

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