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 HollenOn The Money: Stocks plummet into correction over fears of coronavirus spreading | GOP resistance to Fed pick Shelton eases | Sanders offers bill to limit tax breaks for retiring executives Sanders offers bill taking aim at tax breaks for executive retirement plans Overnight Energy: EPA to regulate 'forever chemicals' in drinking water | Trump budget calls for slashing funds for climate science centers | House Dems urge banks not to fund drilling in Arctic refuge MORE (Md.), took a shot at President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary 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 SessionsDOJ puts its integrity in doubt by interfering with immigration courts Trump shakes up Justice Department, intelligence community Do people think ill of Jeff Sessions merely based on the sound of his voice? 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.