Politics RNC cuts fundraising ties with Roy Moore

02:51  15 november  2017
02:51  15 november  2017 Source:   The Hill

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  The Latest: Moore says 'forces of evil' are on the march Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is telling potential donors in a new fundraising pitch that "the forces of evil are on the march in our country."l contact with a woman when she was 14 and he was 32. His campaign has called the report fake news.In the fundraising plea, Moore says "the Obama-Clinton Machine's liberal media lapdogs just launched the most vicious and nasty round of attacks against me I've EVER faced."Moore says he refuses to repeat their lies, and he's counting on the help of "God-fearing conservatives like you to stand with me at this critical moment."__3:05 p.m.

The Republican National Committee has decided to pull out of a joint fundraising agreement it had with Roy Moore , the GOP Senate candidate in Alabama, a senior 12, but the RNC has also decided to shut down its field program in the state; they had about 12 paid canvassers working there for Moore .

The Republican National Committee is no longer part of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore ’s (R) joint fundraising committee. The initial FEC filing, dated Oct. 24, included both the RNC and National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC).

Roy Moore’s problem — now we believe the victim’s story © Provided by The Hill Roy Moore’s problem — now we believe the victim’s story The Republican National Committee (RNC) has cut fundraising ties with GOP Senate hopeful Roy Moore.

The new Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings follow allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore by five women, two of whom accused him of sexual misconduct with them when they were minors.

New documents filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission show the RNC is no longer listed alongside other groups involved in the joint fundraiser.

The two parties now listed on the documents include "Judge Roy Moore for US Senate" and the Alabama Republican Party.

The initial FEC filing, dated Oct. 24, included both the RNC and National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) . The new filing does not include either of those groups.

A donor could have given up to $521,200 per year to the joint fundraising committee when it included both the RNC and NRSC. Now that they have pulled out, a donor can only give a max of $12,700 per year to the committee.


Ex-RNC chair: Trump's comments on Roy Moore 'beyond stupid' .
A former chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) said Wednesday that President Trump's comments dismissing GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's accusers were "beyond stupid" and that he doesn't care about his own party.""This is beyond stupid. And there's irreparable harm that's being done to this party and to this country. someone needs to take control here and it's certainly not the president," Michael Steele told MSNBC's Chris Matthews.

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