Nov 7, 2017

After loss, Trump says Gillespie didn't "embrace me or what I stand for"

A tweet from President Trump 30 minutes after Democrat Ralph Northam was declared the winner in Virginia, and minutes before his address from South Korea:

This is another sign that Trump takes these results personally, particularly with cable news coverage focusing on his impact on this race.

Worth noting: Gillespie did embrace some of Trump's platform, making immigration and crime key tenets of his pitch to voters and campaigning more as a populist than the D.C. insider he is. .

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