Mo Brooks says one of Roy Moore accusers ‘is clearly a liar’

Mo Brooks

Alabama 5th District U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks took a controversial position Tuesday when he said a woman who accused Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her, is “clearly a liar.”

In an interview with The Dale Jackson Show on Alabama radio, Brooks went on to say accuser Beverly Nelson, whose accusations followed Moore’s original four accusers, forged Moore’s signature in her high school yearbook.

“What you have is the mainstream leftwing socialist Democrat news media trying to distort the evidence to cause people to reach the conclusion that Roy Moore engaged in unlawful conduct with a minor and my analysis of the evidence is that is not the case,” Brooks said during the interview. “Most importantly, the media likes to say ‘well, there are nine complainers.’ Seven of them aren’t complainers. In fact, I would be calling seven of those ladies as witnesses on behalf of Roy Moore on the issue of whether he is engaged in any kind of unlawful conduct.”

Based on his ​extensive experience as a prosecutor, Brooks ​said he believes there are holes in Beverly Nelson’s accusation​ and that the ​evidence against Moor​e is ​flimsy.

He continued, “There are only two that have asserted that Roy Moore engaged in unlawful conduct. One of those is clearly a liar because that one forged the ‘love, Roy Moore’ part of a yearbook in order to try to for whatever reason get at Roy Moore and win this seat for the Democrats and there’s a lot more to it as to why I believe that the evidence is almost incontrovertible about whether the yearbook was forged.”

In the wake of the bom​bshell report that The Washington Post ​first published on Nov. 9​, Nelson came forward with allegations of her own. She said that when she was 16 years old Moore ​allegedly ​sexually assaulted her in the parking lot of a restaurant where she claims to have worked.​ She also provided a copy of a high school yearbook bearing a message from Moore​ as evidence of their relationship.​

 Moore faces Democrat Doug Jones in the Dec. 12 special election.