North Carolina Sen. Burr takes Trump's word on allegations

North Carolina Democratic Senate candidate Deborah Ross makes a comment during a live televised debate with U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. at UNC-TV studios in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, Pool)RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) — Facing a tough re-election bid in a presidential battleground state, North Carolina U.S. Sen. Richard Burr said Thursday that he accepts Donald Trump’s statements that he didn’t commit sexual assault and still supports Trump politically because he’s worried more about Hillary Clinton’s “lack of judgment.”

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