Before race is called,Trump says Mia Love lost: ‘Sorry about that, Mia’

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Pres. Trump called out GOP candidates who distanced themselves from him and “did very poorly” during a press conference following midterm elections.

Utah Representative Mia Love, who is vying for re-election in the 4th Congressional District was one of the candidates he spoke about.

“I saw Mia Love. She called me all the time to help her with a hostage situation, being held hostage in Venezuela but Mia Love gave me no love and she lost..too bad. Sorry about that Mia,” he said.

“Too bad, Mike…Sorry about that, Mia.”

Pres. Trump calls out GOP candidates who distanced themselves from him and “did very poorly.”— ABC News (@ABC) November 7, 2018

 The race has not officially been called. Love is trailing behind Democratic opponent Ben McAdams with 49 percent of the votes.

ABC4 News spoke with Rep. Love on election night she said she is encouraged by the latest numbers that she says appear to be trending in her favor and her gut says she will win re-election.

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