By: AP |
Published:November 16, 2017 9:08 am

Former Alabama Chief Justice and US Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak the Vestavia Hills Public library, Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama.(Source: AP)

With barely an hour’s notice, the Roy Moore campaign announced it would hold a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

There was intense speculation about what the embattled Republican Senate candidate would say as he faced the media for the first time since allegations of sexual conduct transformed what was supposed to be an easy win for his party on Dec. 12 into a national GOP nightmare. In the end, Moore didn’t show. His attorney, Phillip L. Jauregui, did most of the talking in an appearance with Moore’s campaign chairman that spanned less than eight minutes.


Like a courtroom attorney before a judge, Jauregui focused on two key points in an attempt to undermine the credibility of Moore’s…

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