Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control
Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control
President Trump speaks at a rally at the Huntington Tri State Airport on Nov. 2 in Huntington
09 November, 2018, 15:41
The president name-checked several GOP candidates who lost Tuesday.
Areas where the two parties could work together include economy, healthcare, trade, infrastructure and lowering the cost of prescription drugs, Trump said.
Separately, House Judiciary Democrats called on Whitaker in a letter bit.ly/2PPqJ4q to recuse himself and keep the Mueller investigation under the supervision of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a career Justice Department official who has given the special counsel full scope to pursue leads.
Trump said Tuesday's results were "very close to a complete victory", despite Republicans losing control of the House.
Earlier Wednesday, he praised House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi while warning Democrats against investigating his administration.
Trump's comments come ahead of his scheduled news conference Wednesday morning.
CNN said the numbers in each category tilted largely to Democrats, with 84 of the projected female House winners coming from the Democratic Party and 14 from the Republican side. And it seems highly unlikely that any Republican will vote for the woman their party has demonized in thousands of campaign ads.
Democrats said Republican lawmakers will no longer be able to protect Trump from a watchful Congress.
A Schumer spokesman did not respond to a question on whether the Democratic leader is willing to cut more deals to expedite votes on judges in exchange for something else.
Nadler's panel would handle any effort to impeach Trump, depending on the outcome of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA elections and possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow.
Republicans, he said, had expected the massive tax package to solidify their hold on the House, but the election results demonstrate it fell on "deaf ears" with voters. The resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, which will necessitate a replacement, is a flawless example of how important it is to control the Senate.
In the weeks leading up to the Midterms, Trump ramped up the rhetoric when it came to shading the Democrats.
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who is expected to become head of the House Intelligence Committee, said they will give full support to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. "I'm not a big fan of yours, either, to be honest", he said. Trump called the investigation "a disgrace", saying it "should never have been started, because there is no crime". "He won't show us his tax returns". Unlike previous presidents, Trump has refused to make public, Trump repeated prior explanations that they were under audit and that his lawyers have told him not to but said he would "certainly have an open mind" about releasing them when the IRS audit ends.
Kennedy, host of "Kennedy" on Fox Business Network, said President Trump endorsed Rep. Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker because she's the "perfect foil for him".
"You are a rude, bad person", he told Acosta in front of the world's media. Hua said China is ready to work with the United States to handle differences properly, promote cooperation on the basis of mutual benefit and push forward the development of bilateral ties in the right direction.
Mr Trump has threatened to retaliate for any Democratic investigations with his own probes in the Senate into alleged "leaks of classified information". "Two can play that game!" the president said on Twitter.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaking to members of the media at the Capitol in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018.
HOUSE INVESTIGATIONS. Democrats have big legislative plans for their newly won House majority, with an agenda that includes such things as bills meant to preserve the Voting Rights Act. The success mirrored last year's closely watched race for governor, where Democrats trounced Republicans in all three statewide races in 2017 and won more seats in the state House than virtually anyone expected.
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In his campaign rallies, Trump had said that he was on the ballot and made it a referendum on his almost two years rule. The Democratic gains were fueled by women, young and Hispanic voters, a Reuters/Ipsos Election Day poll found.
Secret Service security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter with whom it has a hard relationship". What happened at the earlier press conference? "You and I have a difference of opinion", he said.
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She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run in Minnesota's attorney general race. And I have a feeling this is just a drop in the bucket of an even bigger progressive, young, woman, Muslim wave to come.
According to industry analyst Taran Adarsh, the film released in a total of 5000 screens in India and 2000 screens overseas . It is to be noted that the initial predictions of Thugs of Hindostan coming from film critics have been overwhelming.
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Plans to link the port to the Iranian rail system, which connects to Afghanistan and on to Central Asia, featured in the U.S. State Department's decision. "We continue negotiations to get all of the nations to zero", said the Secretary of State.
Such is the sexagenarian's belief in his cause, that he said he is willing to take it to the highest courts in Europe. According to the report , a local court in the city of Arnhem is expected to rule on the case within four weeks.
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