Trump lashes out at Jones, predicts GOP Senate victory

Trump lashes out at Jones, predicts GOP Senate victory
President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend about Alabama Republicans retaking the seat held by Democrat Doug Jones. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - President Donald Trump is predicting a GOP Senate victory in Alabama following Democrat Doug Jones’ vote to convict him. Trump in a Tweet on Sunday lashed out at Jones, calling him a lightweight and his vote partisan.

The president said it was so good to see that Republicans will be winning the Senate seat back.

Lizzie Grams, a spokeswoman for Jones’ campaign, said Jones declined to comment.

In a statement after his vote, Jones said he reluctantly concluded that the evidence was sufficient to convict Trump for both abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

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