Donald Trump reacts to midterm results on Twitter: ‘Big Victory last night’
Donald Trump reacts to midterm results on Twitter: ‘Big Victory last night’
Democrats seize US House in rebuke to Trump
08 November, 2018, 16:59
He noted that former President Obama lost a net 63 House seats in the 2010 midterm election and former President Bill Clinton lost 54 in the 1994 midterm election, but Trump only lost less than 30 seats.
"We did this in spite of a very dramatic fundraising disadvantage driven by Democrats' wealthy donors and special interests and very hostile media coverage, to put it mildly", Trump said at the White House on November 7. Yet Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., the incoming chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - the place where impeachment would originate - indicated last month that the committee will most likely consider impeachment of the president in January. According to data compiled by The Associated Press, 237 women ran for the House as major-party candidates this year.
"That is possible", he told a news conference at the White House. He also said: "They're extremely complex". Perhaps the biggest new political star among them is New York's 29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a liberal firebrand from the Bronx.
At his news conference, Trump said "there was nothing sarcastic" about his praise, saying she had "fought long and hard".
"I thought it was very close to a complete victory", Trump said.
"Maybe we will make a deal, maybe we won't. The significance of history is not lost on me, including my personal one".
Former Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder got it exactly right on Facebook when he wrote: "Every Democratic senator in a competitive race who voted against Justice Kavanaugh went down to defeat: Donnelly, Heitkamp, Nelson, McCaskill".
The Democrats protected several vulnerable chambers as well, including the Connecticut House, the Delaware Senate and the Maine House.
This is a substantial loss for the Republicans, as they have so far lost 28 seats in the House to the Democrats. The conflict has become widely unpopular with some members of Congress, and aid agencies say it has created the world's largest humanitarian catastrophe, with millions facing starvation amid a Saudi blockade of the Arab world's poorest country. Democrats relied more upon women, people of color, young people and college graduates.
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Ayanna Pressley was elected as Massachusetts' first black congresswoman.
Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the first Muslim women and Sharice Davids and Debra Haaland the first Native American women to be elected to Congress. Democrats were able to ride opposition to Trump to wins in more Democratic-leaning states like NY and deep-red states like Oklahoma.
Yet Democrats' dreams of the Senate majority as part of a "blue wave" were shattered after losses in numerous top Senate battlegrounds: Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, North Dakota and Texas.
"I think we are excited, but we also feel there is a major responsibility to deliver on the promises we made", Libby said.
Also in the Senate, Wisconsin Sen.
Love is trailing her Democratic opponent Ben McAdams, but her race hasn't yet been called.
US President Donald Trump's Russian business ties, Jared Kushner's relationship with the Saudi crown prince, Ivanka Trump's Chinese trademarks - all could come under new scrutiny by the Democrats when they take over the House of Representatives.
Over the last two years there was always this sense that while the president's thunderous championing of white nationalism and anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies was hurting him in the heavily Mexican-American parts of the southwestern U.S., it was the key to unlock the Rustbelt and Midwest - the part of the country seen as the one which gave him the presidency. Each person in the legislative branch and the president were elected by the voters, and it is their duty to exercise their judgment as they believe the voters who put them in office would want it exercised. He said he would "certainly have an open mind" about releasing them when the IRS audit ends. House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, who won re-election to her House District 48 seat with almost 80 percent of the vote, said Democrats believed they would hold 89 seats once the final tallies are in.
"They refused to let anyone shut them up or stand in their way, and that is how real change begins", she added.
Witnesses say a man fired several shots from a handgun before throwing smoke bombs into the crowded bar in southern California . Garo Kuredjian said at a news conference early Thursday that a sheriff's deputy was also shot and taken to a hospital.
The Argentine was in spectacular form in the final third and celebrated the landmark from close range early on. Morata has scored 21 times in 63 appearances for Chelsea since arriving from the Bernabeu.
Still, in his most recent tweet, Musk outlined the company's long-term vision for expanding beyond its current biggest markets. The interview also delved into the company's plans for a Model Y crossover SUV, and the upcoming revamp of Tesla's Roadster .
That included selling players' image rights to an external company, therefore writing off that cost from their accounts. Taking that further, it is declared that 'Fordham was merely a vehicle for hidden capital injections from Abu Dhabi'.
The most recent video uploaded by Blizzard is the premiere trailer, thus showing that the video was not deleted and reuploaded. Blizzard has finally responded to the uproar following the announcement of Diablo Immortal at BlizzCon this weekend.
That might allow the agency to turn down future applications for new opioid approvals if the drugs are not filling an unmet need. One factor that weighed heavily in the Dsuvia decision is military interest in the drug, Gottlieb said in his statement .
Holiday festivities are an event that few outside the royals' inner circle have the privilege of participating in. Something tells us the Duchess of Sussex won't get dinged for this slight departure from tradition, though.
But he said he strangled her in "a rage" when he discovered she had strangled their two daughters after he sought a separation. He could be heard sniffing and trembled each time he said "guilty" in response to each charge read against him by the judge.
As expected, statewide Democratic candidates fared well in South Florida, where the party dominates voter rolls. On the Senate side, Rick Scott's lead is just a tad less than DeSantis' . "At least in this election".
"We will see if Barcelona is qualified for the next stage, and of course we're going to go to Barcelona trying to win the game". There was some conjecture about whether it should be ruled an own goal, however, match officials awarded the goal to Kane.
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Michigan Proposals 2 and 3 have passed
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