How Trump can divide and conquer the Democrats

With the election done expect Mueller to make his move

But his news conference, which stretched close to 90 minutes, quickly turned raucous when some reporters pushed him on whether his campaign rhetoric on migrants from Central America was divisive - and on developments in a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and any coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

"The Senate is a pretty collegial place and even though we had big differences over things like taxes and judges, there were plenty of other things we did together and no reason that would stop simply because the House now becomes Democratic", he said.

For the past two years, White House lawyers and the Trump Organization have repeatedly rebuffed Democratic efforts to get even the most basic financial information on Trump's businesses.

Pelosi, speaking in a press conference following Trump's, signaled that Democrats have investigation plans ready.

A Democratic House isn't going to put the U.S. back in the Iranian nuclear accord or the Paris climate agreement, and is unlikely to challenge Trump's protectionist line on trade.

He suggested they could co-operate on issues such as infrastructure, trade and health.

Representative Adam Smith of Washington state, who is likely to become chairman of the Armed Services Committee, has made it clear one of the first topics he wants the new Democratic-held House to hold hearings on is troop deployments to the Mexican border. "The president was very helpful to us".

"The differing results in the two chambers will probably allow Trump to package the elections as a victory and support for his agenda".

Mr Trump hailed "tremendous success" and an "incredible day" for his party in Tuesday's elections. In addition, any investigative action will also be countered with probes by the Republicans in the Senate, Trump warned.

Republicans won governor races in the traditionally blue states of Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maryland.

Tanzania frees top officials of global press rights group, CPJ
Dirco confirm safety of journalists in TanzaniaAngela Quintal: What happened? "This shows someone is using her account". He added that both women were now at the South African embassy in Tanzania's economic capital Dar-es-Salaam.

There was a fair amount of overlap in 2016 between Mr Trump's and Bernie Sanders' supporters - Mr Trump can rest assured that the progressive left did not appear to be very energised by Tuesday's results. "When you report fake news, which CNN does a lot, you are the enemy of the people". We impeached President Clinton. According to data compiled by The Associated Press, 237 women ran for the House as major-party candidates and 100 women will be sworn in come January 2019.

Libby said Democrats already were beginning to start conversations about how they would make good on their promises.

Previous presidents who have suffered mid-term setbacks have professed humility and said they learned valuable lessons.

Midterm elections are typically hard for the party in power, but the GOP's hold on power was further weakened by an unusually large number of retirements as well as infighting between conservatives and centrists over their allegiance to Trump.

"I think you could expect Democrats to take pieces of what they shut down and expose it publicly", a high-ranking Democratic policy adviser familiar with Pelosi's planning told Politico.

Blackburn, a conservative lawmaker closely tied to the President, looked to nationalize the Senate race as much as possible, hoping to tap into the same conservatism that elected Trump in order to blunt some goodwill Bredesen had built up during his two terms as governor.

In extending the Republican majority in the senate to a likely 54 senate seats, Trump is no longer as dependent on the moderate faction of the Republican Party for passing key legislation and confirming appointees. Indeed, by Wednesday night the race was still not called, though Love trailed Democratic challenger Ben McAdams by about 5,000 votes with 30 percent of precincts still outstanding.

However, with a well-established majority in the Senate, the Republicans have managed to gather a larger amount of seats than they had before Midterms began.

Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) and former Marine Jared Golden (D) are separated by less than 1,000 votes, and their race has yet to be decided. The Democrats picking up governorships in Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico and Wisconsin, but had a heartbreaking loss in battleground Florida. At age 29, Ocasio Cortez of NY seizes the record from Republican Elise Stefanik, who was elected at age 30 in 2014.

Female candidates fared particularly well in an election cycle that had been billed as the Year of the Woman.

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