Just weeks after severing ties with Roy Moore's Alabama Senate campaign amid mounting sexual assault allegations, the Republican National Committee is following President Donald Trump's lead and reinstating its financial support of the embattled campaign.
According to reports, the party plans to send resources to Alabama ahead of the December 12 election. Far right website Breitbart News was the first to report the RNC's flip, which came hours after the president officially and unequivocally backed Moore, who faces sexual misconduct allegations including sexually touching a 14-year-old girl when he was in his 30s.
Moore has denied all the claims; however, he didn't deny dating teenagers when he was in his 30s.
The party pulled founding in November following multiple women coming forward alleging Moore pursued sexual relationships with underage girls.
But in recent days Republicans have appeared to soften on their stance regarding Moore, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who, after saying he believed the accusers, said over the weekend that he's “going to let the people of Alabama make the call” regarding Moore's accusations.
President Donald Trump wasn't silent regarding Moore at first following the allegations, but this week offered a full-fledged endorsement, reportedly telling the accused child molester “go get 'em, Roy.”