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Senator-elect, Doug Jones talks victory in Alabama
To pass the Democrat victory more pressure on the GOP tax reform before he was in the Senate?
Alabama, Senator-elect, Doug Jones gave qualified support on Sunday liberal-backed questions like more protection for young illegal immigrants, and not with the taxpayers ‘ money, for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, but suggested that he wants to wait until he is sworn in next month before it is on such “complex” topics.
“Immigration is one of the toughest political footballs in the Senate,” Jones, a Democrat, told “Fox News Sunday.” “If there is comprehensive immigration, it is complicated. But I love you take a look at it.”
Jones on Tuesday, just under the Republican-held seat won open to the left, when Jeff Sessions and U.S. attorney general were, in spite of the President Trump warning conservative-leaning Alabama voters, that Jones, if he is elected, would be a “puppet” for the liberal agenda of the Congress, ” the top Democrat: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, N.Y., and house Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Calif.
In spite of, say, comprehensive immigration reform is complicated, Jones said, he supports Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the Trump is at the end of March, and that he “hopes that it will be extended.”
“On a very personal level, I thank every one of you to serve for the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, in the U. S Senate.
We have work to do in this state.
Many thanks to all, God bless you.”
Doug Jones, election night victory.#Right side ofhistory pic.twitter.com/mpgFGAqofg
— Doug Jones (@GDouglasJones) December 13, 2017
Trump canceled earlier this month, a White house meeting with Pelosi and Schumer on the end-of-year legislation, suggesting that they had determined that the extension of the so-called “DACA” included protection.
Jones, a former Federal Prosecutor in Alabama said on Sunday, the trump called to congratulate him on his victory over Republican Roy Moore, the Trump secured, and whose campaign was derailed by allegations of past sexual misconduct.
“You say a lot of things said during the heat of the campaign,” Jones. “His reputation was very well for me. I am looking forward to meeting with him.”
“There is always the possibility to find common ground,” Jones said. “I hope that it will find a message to Democrats and Republicans a common Basis.”
He declined to say how he would vote on the GOP-controlled Congress ” tax-reform plan, if the Republicans waited until he submitted to the sat at the beginning of January to cast a final vote.
“It’s a 500-page bill that just landed on the read just the other day,” Jones tables said, with the Capitol Hill vote expected this week. “So I didn’t even consider a real chance, and to examine. … This is one of my biggest concerns, how things are up there.”
Jones said he likes to reductions in some aspects of the $1.46 trillion bill, including corporate and middle-class-tax.
“. . . I leave all options on the table.”
– Alabama, Senator-elect, Doug Jones
“But my biggest concern is the process and that it is going to increase the deficit by over a trillion dollars,” he said. “I don’ T buy in fact, it will help the economy grow.”
Jones also suggests that Moore should stop any conflict with the outcome of the race.
“I think it’s time to move,” Jones said. “I think he’s hurting the people in Alabama.”
Jones said that he has already made it clear that he will not build against a wall, “because I do not believe that the taxpayers incur a cost.”
But he refused to say whether he votes for the funding of the wall, in exchange for the extension of DACA protection.
“The shakes see how,” he said. To speak “it is difficult hypotheticals. … I leave all options on the table.”