President Trump reacts to Doug Jones win in US Senate special election

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WASHINGTON — President Trump took to Twitter tonight to congratulate Doug Jones on his win in the U.S. Senate special election. He explained why he originally endorsed Luther Strange and why Roy Moore was defeated.

The president noted that the write-in votes had a “big factor” in the election and that Republicans will have another shot at the seat in the next election.

Earlier this morning the president tweeted in support of Roy Moore saying that “the people of Alabama will do the right thing.”