How Much More Proof Do Republicans Need?
Jefferson County, Alabama Circuit Court Judge Bob Vance says the signature inÂ Beverly Young Nelson's yearbook is identicalÂ to the one on a copy of the U.S. Constitution Moore signed and gave him when he joined the judiciary 15 years ago.
Roy Moore signed my copy of the Constitution that he gave me when he was chief justice and I was a brand new circuit judge in Alabama pic.twitter.com/BMiQmuBdixâ€” Judge Bob Vance (@BobVanceJr) November 13, 2017
His signature is identical to that on Beverly Young Nelson's yearbook.â€” Judge Bob Vance (@BobVanceJr) November 13, 2017
Judge Vance happens to be married to former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance, who served from 2009-2017. She increasingly can be seen on MSNBC.
On MondayÂ Beverly Young Nelson with her attorney, Gloria Allred, came forward to charge "Judge" Roy Moore with sexual assault. She says she worked at a restaurant which he frequented. He repeatedly praised her and she was impressed because she saw him as an important man. At the time Moore was the Deputy District Attorney.Â
Nelson told reporters Moore asked to sign her yearbook, and held up Moore's comments including his signature:
One week laterÂ Moore offeredÂ to drive her home when her boyfriend was late in picking her up from the restaurant after her shift. Instead, he drove to the back of the restaurant building and sexually assaulted her. "I thought he was going to rape me," she told reporters.
A flurry of Republican Senators later called on Moore to withdraw from the race, clearly finding her remarks credible.
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