President Trump congratulates Doug Jones on 'hard fought victory' in Alabama

Posted: 8:27 PM, Dec 12, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-13 04:29:21Z

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Tuesday night, President Trump took to Twitter to congratulate Doug Jones on a win in Alabama, adding that the Republicans will have another shot at the seat.

“Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!” Trump said on Twitter.

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Jones will now fill the seat vacated by current Attorney General Jeff Sessions, serving the final three years of a six-year term.