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.
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.
That's why Xiaomi now presents us with a new headset called AirDots Youth Edition, which has a Bluetooth 5 .0 connector. When taken out of the box, it will connect to the previously connected device automatically by turning itself on.
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister has demanded that they be cropped from the film. He warned that the state government would be forced to intervene, if the scenes are not removed.
Irvin was cut by Oakland last week after he played just nine snaps for the Raiders in their Thursday loss to the 49ers. Irvin was having a rough year in Oakland under coach Jon Gruden (just like every other member of the organization).
The severity depends in part on whether the ribs are cracked or broken all the way through, and how many are broken. Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for treatment and observation after tests showed she broke three ribs.
The newly redesigned Google Fit app will be a great companion to the Fossil Sport along with the snappy Snapdragon 3100. Announced this September, the Wear 3100's biggest improvement over 2016's Wear 2100 is vastly improved battery life.
British pork is much loved by British public, who would not take kindly to being told to pay more for it and eat less of it. The theoretical taxes in the study would raise $172 billion globally each year, and cover around 70% of health care costs.
Users may now delete messages on the Messenger app but it only reflects on the sender's end and remains on the recipient's thread. The unsend option will allow Messenger users to delete sent messages from their own inbox as well as their recipient's inbox.
The ideas are being hailed by Gates as the "most significant advances in sanitation in almost 200 years", the news site reports. On stage at the Expoo, Gates quipped that "a decade ago I never imagined that I'd know so much about poop".
Acosta also tweeted a video of a Secret Service official taking his White House credential from him. "I don't know", he said. He said she was rude for interrupting another reporter, though he did briefly answer one of Ryan's questions.
Mr Acosta called Mrs Sanders's characterisation of the incident " a lie ", and CNN released a statement defending its reporter. CNN said in a statement after the exchange that "this president's ongoing attacks on the press have gone too far".
Prediction: Dallas Cowboys vs Tennessee Titans
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Demi Lovato shares first photo since leaving rehab
Demi Lovato has broken her social media silence by posting to Instagram for the first time since entering rehab over the summer. This is such a key time in Demi's sober process and just staying away from the party scene truly helps".
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie face custody trial
Evaluations for the children have already begun, and the judge will rely heavily on their findings in his ruling over custody. Brad's legal team isn't too anxious about that, though, seeing that the actor was never criminally charged with anything.
Mass shooting at California dance bar
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USA midterm elections results as they come in
The tax law was particularly problematic for Republicans in New Jersey, where at least three GOP-held seats flipped. After a hectic week of campaigning, Trump spent Tuesday at the White House awaiting exit polls and final results.
Porsche tests new version of a sports coupe 911
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