Communications Director for Roy Moore’s Campaign Resigns

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

John Rogers, communications director for Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore’s campaign, has resigned, Washingtonian reported on Wednesday.

Rogers confirmed his resignation by phone but declined to comment further, the magazine reported. The decision comes as Moore faces multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including accusations that he made advances on teenagers when he was in his 30s.

President Trump on Tuesday appeared to back Moore and downplayed the allegations against him.

“He denies it. He totally denies it,” Trump said. “Roy Moore denies it – that’s all I can say.”

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SOURCE: The Hill, Brett Samuels