Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control
Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control
US: Democrats take the House, but there was no landslide – Nordea Markets
09 November, 2018, 00:43
"Two can play that game!", he wrote.
Jan von Gerich, Global Fixed Income Strategist for Nordea Markets, notes that as was largely expected, the early results from the U.S. midterms elections suggest the Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives, but the Democratic victory in the House was far from a landslide. That will subject Trump's decision-making - as well as his personal finances and potential conflicts of interest - to deeper public and private examination by key committees, as the national focus shifts to the 2020 presidential election.
For the past two years, Republicans have subjected Trump to relatively little oversight, spurning most requests from the minority party. There will be plenty of both groups present when the 116th Congress begins in January.
In Texas, Sen Ted Cruz staved off a tough challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke, whose record-smashing fundraising and celebrity have set off buzz he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. Democrats have represented no more than a quarter of rural districts ever since. "They don't see politics as the arena in which they want to serve their community, and this did flip for us certainly after that election".
So far, the administration has ignored their questions.
Now that they've lost, the question becomes, who is the leader of the new Democratic party?
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence panel, Adam Schiff of California, has pushed for answers on the administration's response to the killing of US -based journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives in Turkey.
"It's very inappropriate. We should get along and get deals done".
And Pelosi, during a news conference that was delayed because of Trump's lengthy remarks, said she had worked productively with President George W. Bush when she was speaker a decade ago on taxes and other issues, and she welcomed the chance to do so again with Trump.
Trump said that if Democrats try to use their majority to issue subpoenas, it would be a "war-like posture".
For the most part, Republicans of the 115th Congress handed Trump a "blank cheque".
In the suburbs outside the nation's capital, Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock - among the most endangered GOP incumbents, branded Barbara "Trumpstock" by Democrats - lost to Jennifer Wexton, a prosecutor and state legislator. Democrats lead in nine of those, Republicans in 14.
"We still live in a world where women face that", Coyle said, "and she hit the right tone in responding to all of that while staying true to herself".
Her office hasn't provided an more precise explanation.
Democrats failed to defeat a vulnerable incumbent in Kentucky, where Republican Rep. Andy Barr won over former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath.
"Now is the time for members of both parties to join together, put partisanship aside, and keep the American economic miracle going strong", Trump said. Eager to satisfy their base, Democrats on other committees are expected to jump in with probes of their own. With Congress divided, the Senate might become even more protective of the president, thus providing a buffer against the onslaught of the Democrats (if they find it politically viable). The members aren't allowed to release them publicly, though. He reiterated that he was reviewing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke job as well, following numerous reports of ethical violations.
Still, Trump's broad assessment of the GOP's performance on Tuesday has more than merely a ring of truth to it-something that's been widely acknowledged in the days after the election by commentators and analysts like The Federalist's Ben Domenech, The Washington Examiner's David Drucker, and The Atlantic'sMcKay Coppins, among others.
"I do think they will definitely try to impeach nearly immediately", said Meadows, even though Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders have downplayed that issue during the campaign.
The 2010 election results-even more than the 2014 polls-was voters expressing their dissatisfaction with Obama's policies, healthcare in particular.
Welch, who has long had what he calls a "very good" relationship with Pelosi, D-Calif., said the power and influence concentrated in the speaker's office is one of the major reasons for the disfunction in Congress.
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