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Ann Coulter defends Roy Moore’s ‘creepy’ predation of underage and teenage girls: ‘This was nearly 50 years ago’

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Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter on Thursday defended embattled Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations he preyed on underage girls when he was in his 30’s, arguing that back in those days it wasn’t as “creepy” as it is now.

“If you haven’t read the Washington Post article to the viewers, they will be talking about how there are all these women coming forward,” Coulter said. “No. There’s one. There is one allegation of a woman.

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Coulter was referring to Leigh Corfman, the woman who alleges that in 1979, Moore—then a 32-year old assistant district attorney—undressed her and attempted to engage in inappropriate sexual conduct with her. Three other women allege that Moore pursued them when they were between the ages of 16 and 18.

“Yes, he dated girls who were 17, 19 when he was 30,” Coulter said. “We might find that a little creepy today, but this was nearly 50 years ago. The one serious allegation is a woman—or at the time she was 14 years old who claims actual molestation. But—And who knows. I’d like to see what his response is. But, you can’t help thinking about the timing here, Laura.”

Watch below, via Media Matters for America:

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article’s headline said Moore preyed on “underage girls.” In fact, the report indicated he preyed on one underage girl; the others were over the age of 16. The headline had been changed to reflect that distinction.

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READ IT: More than 1,100 former US Department of Justice officials tell Bill Barr to resign now

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More than 1,100 former US Department of Justice officials called on Attorney General William P. Barr on Sunday to step down after he intervened last week to lower the Justice Department’s sentencing recommendation for President Trump’s longtime friend and political crony Roger J. Stone Jr.

“It is unheard of for the Department’s top leaders to overrule line prosecutors, who are following established policies, in order to give preferential treatment to a close associate of the President, as Attorney General Barr did in the Stone case,” wrote the former Justice Department attorneys in their Sunday letter. “It is even more outrageous for the Attorney General to intervene as he did here — after the President publicly condemned the sentencing recommendation that line prosecutors had already filed in court.”

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Trump campaign forced to delete #Daytona500 Air Force One photo because it was from 15 years ago

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Another oops moment happened for President Donald Trump's campaign manager stole George W. Bush's photo from the Daytona 500 in 2004.

Tweeting Sunday, Brad Parscale proclaimed, "[email protected] won the #Daytona500 before the race even started."

Except, it wasn't him. As many people pointed out, the image was from 16 years ago by photographer Jonathan Ferrey, CNN reported. Parscale was forced to delete it and tweet it out again with an underwhelming photo.

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‘America — y’all gotta wake up’: MSNBC panel cracks up laughing at Trump bizarre claims about the border wall

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Last month, President Donald Trump's border wall collapsed due to weather problems. A new decision was made that in certain areas, Trump's wall must be a kind of "gate" that will remain open during months known for heavy flooding.

After weeks of ignoring the news, Trump finally found something to say about the catastrophe during a press conference where he rambled about different ways that people have tried to get drugs over the wall using a sling-shot.

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