Transcript for Special Report: Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race
This is an ABC news. Special report. It's different it's. We're coming on the air with the results from that dramatic and consequential senate race in Alabama president trump has just tweeted his congratulations to the Democrat Doug Jones. We've defeated Republican Roy Moore becoming the first democratic senator from Alabama in a generation. Of course were finally this campaign more with confront the multiple allegations that. Some with teen years they usually does younger he's already graduated. Alabama as well. As any history. Of remarkable democratic leaning. Deep reds stayed on when that our chief national correspondent Tommy Thomas and more headquartered in Montgomery and Tom. Clearly those allegations made the. George blows of the woodwork supporters I spoke to over the last month. Leave those women but tonight enough voters need to tip the scales at sent a message across the country not in our state outlook or denied those allegations. And let's go with the popular in this state still investors campaign distort that was in Birmingham that up. Victory party Doug shields them. Democrat elected to this that it. My years here from Alabama but not even president from could rescue more campaign apparently. More often cause. George sure looks like over bringing her senior White House correspondent Cynthia Vega as well Tom talked about the president's popularity won the state by 28 points last time. But he had taken a real hit it showed up in the exit polls George. Let out a doubt is reason Alabama was 100% a referendum on president trump the president initially distance himself. From rhyme or those allegations but then he went all in with a full endorsement even as it renewed his own sexual misconduct allegations. More campaign spelled this out in plain terms of vote against Roy Moore was a vote against Donald Trott George Democrat Doug Jones the winner in Alabama first Democrat in a generation from Alabama.
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