Dem Rep: Roy Moore Will ‘Take Us Backwards and Harken Us Back to the Days of Segregation’

Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)
Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) said if Alabama GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore wins the special election this Tuesday, he would “only take us backwards,” and he would “harken us back to the days of segregation.” Partial transcript as follows: RADDATZ: But, congresswoman — I know he’s been out there making the case, but these are very serious accusations against Roy Moore. Why is this race even close? SEWELL: Listen, the state of Alabama voted for this president by 28 points. The fact that we are closed and narrowed in to a statistical dead heat is really important. I believe that the people of Alabama, this — realize that this election is about the soul of this nation and the soul of Alabama. And, we who have been proud Alabamans know that we have been trying the to overcome our painful past. And this candidate, Roy Moore, will only take us backwards and harken us back to the days of segregation and Doug Jones will take us forward. I really believe that the people of Alabama understand what is at stake. And all the — the strategists can keep saying is that only Roy Moore will

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