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. .