A row of top Republicans sat in silence today for 44 seconds refusing to answer questions about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore’s alleged sexual assault on an underage teen.
— CNN (@CNN) November 10, 2017
When Senate leaders planned an event Thursday afternoon with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House economic guru Gary Cohn to tout the rollout of their tax plan, the words “Roy Moore underage girl” were not likely on their minds.
But by the time the event happened, the allegations — first reported by The Washington Post — that the Alabama Republican Senate nominee had pursued relationships with four girls aged 14 to 18 when he was in his 30s was all anyone was talking about.
Which made this question and answer session SUPER awkward.