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Ron Johnson on Roy Moore: 'I Would Resign' as Candidate

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Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Thursday that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore should accept that even if he is elected, he won't serve in Congress for long in the wake of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct.

"I really seriously doubt that Judge Roy Moore would be serving as a United States senator for very long. So he just needs to face that reality," Johnson said on CNN's "New Day" on Thursday. 

"If I were Roy Moore, and I'm not, I would resign as being candidate and give the Alabama voters what they want, a Republican candidate that will actually be seated in the United States Senate," he added.

Since The Washington Post first wrote about Moore's alleged advances towards under-age girls, many Republicans have called for him to drop out of the race, but the former judge refuses, even after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asked him to "step aside" earlier this week.

Moore responded:

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Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Thursday that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore should accept that even if he is elected, he won't serve in Congress for long in the wake of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct.
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