- It is “extremely not likely” Doug Jones will not be the winner of the Senate race
- Trump backed his challenger, Roy Moore
(CNN)President Donald Trump returned to Twitter Wednesday early morning following Alabama’s election stunner, declaring that he didn’t back Republican candidate Roy Moore in the main election due to the fact that Trump understood Moore would not be “able to win.”
“The factor I initially backed Luther Strange (and his numbers increased strongly), is that I said Roy Moore will not be able to win the General Election. I was! Roy strove however the deck was stacked versus him!” Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning.
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MUST SEE Roy Moore loss could indicate turmoil inside GOP Trump greatly endorsed Strange during the Alabama primary, taking a trip to the state to project along with him, something Trump never technically provided for Moore in the state of Alabama, Rather, Trump held a campaign-style rally in Florida, just over the border and still in the Alabama media market. In the days following the main in September, multiple tweets in support of Weird were erased from Trump’s Twitter account after his loss.While the election results was available in Tuesday night, Trump tweeted a somewhat conciliatory message, congratulating Democrat Doug Jones on winning “a difficult fought success. “” The Write-in votes played a huge factor, but a win is a win,” Trump tweeted less than an hour after many news organizations had actually made the call Jones would win.Read More
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