In a bombshell confession, one of Alabama Senatorial candidate Roy Moore’s accusers — Beverly Young Nelson — admitted during an ABC News interview that she forged a portion of the signature she presented as proof that Moore sexually assaulted her while underage.
Supporters of Moore welcomed the news, pointing to it as evidence that the Republican politician is innocent of the so-called “fake news” allegations against him.
Moore’s campaign has been on the defensive since The Washington Post reported claims that he assaulted a young woman and tried to date other teen girls in the 1970s and 1980s.
Moore was likely to win easily before the story, but the fallout has given Democrat Doug Jones a shot in Republican-controlled Alabama.
The Post quoted women claiming Moore pursued them when they were underage. Moore and his supporters claim the accusations