Dec 13, 2017
Jones gets 'gracious' call from Trump, invited to the White House
Senator-elect Doug Jones of Alabama on Wednesday said had "a very gracious" phone call with President Donald Trump, in which he was invited to visit the White House and congratulated for his stunning campaign victory.
“It was a very gracious call. I very much appreciate it. He congratulated me on the race that we won. He congratulated me and my staff in the manner in which we handled this campaign and went forward. And we talked about finding that common ground, to work together. And he invited me over to the White House to visit as soon as I get up [to Congress],” — Doug Jones at a press conference