Top Senate campaign Dem to Trump: We'll make sure voters don't forget your support for Moore

Top Senate campaign Dem to Trump: We'll make sure voters don't forget your support for Moore
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The chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Chris Van HollenChristopher (Chris) Van HollenHillicon Valley: Google to limit political ad targeting | Senators scrutinize self-driving car safety | Trump to 'look at' Apple tariff exemption | Progressive lawmakers call for surveillance reforms | House panel advances telecom bills Democrats raise privacy concerns over Amazon home security system Overnight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families MORE (Md.), took a shot at President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE in a statement Tuesday after Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones’s (D) stunning victory in the special election.

“President Trump, Republican Senate candidates and the Republican National Committee showed us exactly who they are by standing with Roy Moore--and we will make sure voters do not forget it,” Van Hollen said, according to Politico.

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Jones’s stunning victory over Republican opponent Roy Moore follows a closely watched campaign to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsPress: Ukraine's not the only outrage To understand death behind bars, we need more information White House backs Stephen Miller amid white nationalist allegations MORE.

Moore was accused of sexual misconduct last month by multiple women, including one woman who said Moore initiated a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old and he was in his 30s.

Moore denied the allegations, but faced calls to drop out of the race from top Republicans, and saw his fundraising support from the National Republican Senate Committee.

The Republican National Committee also cut off support for Moore, but reinstated its support in the final week of the race.

President Trump threw his support behind Moore, however, urging his followers on Twitter to vote for Moore and holding a campaign rally near the Alabama border in support of Moore.

Trump also recorded a robocall for Moore in the final days of the race, and attacked Jones as a “Schumer/Pelosi puppet.”

Jones’s victory tightens Republicans’ margin in the Senate, giving them just a 51-49 advantage over Democrats heading into the 2018 midterm elections.