Alabama GOP: We stand behind Roy Moore; Let voters decide

Updated: Nov. 16, 2017 at 3:11 PM CST
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(WBRC) - Officials with the Alabama Republican Party released a statement Thursday in support of Roy Moore.

The party steering committee met Wednesday evening to discuss the events surrounding the election, including the allegations in the last week against Roy Moore.

You can read the statement in its entirety below:

On Wednesday evening, the Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee, comprised of 21 members, met to discuss the events and circumstances regarding the December 12 U.S. Senate race.
The ALGOP Steering Committee supports Judge Roy Moore as our nominee and trusts the voters as they make the ultimate decision in this crucial race.

Judge Moore has vehemently denied the allegations made against him. He deserves to be presumed innocent of the accusations unless proven otherwise. He will continue to take his case straight to the people of Alabama.
There is a sharp policy contrast between Judge Moore, a conservative Republican who supports President Trump, and the liberal Democrat who will fight and thwart the agenda of our president. We trust the Alabama voters in this election to have our beloved state and nation's best interest at heart.

Alabamians will be the ultimate jury in this election- not the media or those from afar.
We are very grateful for the multitudes that have reached out to us with support and prayers. We ask God to guide us, politically and personally, with His mighty strength and wisdom. In turn, we also pray that justice and truth will prevail for all involved in this situation.

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