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Trump congratulates Democrat for Alabama US Senate victory in tweet (VIDEO)



WASHINGTON, Dec 13 — US President Donald Trump congratulated Democrat Doug Jones today for winning a bitter US Senate race in Alabama against the Republican candidate the president backed.

In a tweet, Trump congratulated Doug Jones, a former US attorney, who beat Republican Roy Moore, a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice, who was dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct against teenagers.

“The Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!” Trump tweeted. — AFPSupporters celebrate after media began to call the election for Democratic US Senate candidate Doug Jones, at his election night party in Birmingham, Alabama, December 12, 2017. — Reuters pic Supporters celebrate after media began to call the election for Democratic US Senate candidate Doug Jones, at his election night party in Birmingham, Alabama, December 12, 2017. — Reuters pic

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