White House says Roy Moore should concede

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The White House says it's past time for Republican Roy Moore to concede he lost the Alabama Senate race.

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders notes that President Donald Trump has already called Democrat Doug Jones to congratulate him on his victory and to express a willingness to work with him in Washington.

As for when Moore should deliver a concession speech, Sanders says it sounds like that "should have already taken place."

Sanders says she agrees that the numbers show Jones won fair and square.

Moore has been discussing a possible recount of the vote in Tuesday's special election.

In a video released Wednesday by his campaign, Moore says it was a close race and some military and provisional ballots have yet to be counted.



 
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