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Roy Moore backer justifies support for alleged child molester: ‘Lot of women have accused me’ too

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A Roy Moore supporter has told the Huffington Post that he has no qualms about supporting the Alabama Republican Senate candidate on the grounds that he has also been called out by several women for sexual misconduct.

When asked by the Huffington Post whether he felt comfortable supporting a Senate candidate who has been accused by multiple women of molesting them when they were teenagers, National Black Chamber of Commerce CEO Harry Alford said that he was — because lots of women have thrown around allegations against him over the years.

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“A lot of women have come forward and accused me of doing things!” he told the publication. “Half of them are true!”

Even as Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) announced his resignation this week, and as multiple Democratic Senators called on Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to step down, the Republican Party has moved closer and closer to Roy Moore. President Donald Trump gave him a full-throated endorsement earlier in the week, while the Republican National Committee once again starting sending money to the Alabama Republican Party to help out Moore’s campaign.


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Trump ‘is a first-degree mass murderer’ and ‘the most successful bio-terrorist’ in history: Famed psychologist

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The June 6 edition of the German newsweekly Der Spiegel described Donald Trump as a "fire devil" and a president who "sets fire to his country."

The English edition of Der Spiegel continues with this damningly accurate description of America in the Age of Trump:

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Nobel economist says he’s done the math — and the risk Trump and McConnell pose to the economy is ‘terrifying’

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Very much a student of New Deal economics, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has often stressed that helping the unemployed during an economic downturn not only helps those who are out of work — it also benefits the economy on the whole. Krugman made that point many times during the Great Recession, and in a column published this week, the liberal economist warns that the “coronavirus recession of 2020” will become even worse if unemployed Americans don’t receive the help that they need.

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‘Friday Night Massacre’ at US Postal Service as Postmaster General—a major Trump donor—ousts top officials

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Government watchdogs, Democratic lawmakers, and pro-democracy advocates declared it a "Friday Night Massacre" for the U.S. Postal Service after news broke in a classic end-of-the-week dump that Louis DeJoy—a major GOP donor to President Donald Trump and the recently appointed Postmaster General—had issued a sweeping overhaul of the agency, including the ouster of top executives from key posts and the reshuffling of more than two dozen other officials and operational managers.

According to the Washington Post:

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