Back in Washington after a trip to Asia, the president was silent on the allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore.
“He should step aside,” the House speaker told reporters in the Capitol.
“I believe the women,” the Senate majority leader said. Moore, the GOP candidate in Alabama, is accused of pursuing teenaged girls when he was in his 30s.
McCain will have to wear a walking boot until he recovers, his office said Monday.
Jones faces controversial former judge Roy Moore in an unexpectedly competitive Senate race to fill the seat of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Democrats’ efforts to convert widespread disapproval of President Trump into 2018 victories could be undercut by lower turnout. Also, nearly half of voters say Trump won’t be a factor in their decision.
The Tennessee senator is keeping everyone guessing about his next move, and even he might not be sure.