Trump urges Democrats to join hands, but remains defiant


A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, almost two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Those ideas animated Trump's inaugural address, which sought to align the GOP with American workers.

The poll of 904 Democrats and 840 Republicans was conducted from October 30 to November 5, just before Tuesday's midterm elections resulted in Democrats taking control of the House, and showed 43 percent of Democrats wanted impeachment as the top priority.

Of Pelosi, who with her party capturing the majority of seats Tuesday stands to become the next speaker of the House, Trump tweeted that she "deserves to be chosen Speaker of the House by Democrats", that "she has earned this great honor", and even suggested some Republicans could vote for her, if Democrats "give her a hard time".

"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 results of the 2018 midterm elections are a referendum against United States president Donald Trump's policies with the Democratic victory in the House of Representatives with 223 seats-results in five seats are still pending-and the Republicans narrowly expanding their majority in the Senate. The 2018 election seems to be the latter.

Democrats could also look into businesses in the Trump family's business empire - notably the 18 trademarks that China has granted in recent months to companies linked to Trump and his daughter Ivanka. People of color and young voters are often drawn to progressive populism that directly challenges widening income inequality, institutional racism and environmental degradation.

Democrats boasted record diversity on ballots. Nine women won governorships, tying a previous record. This was especially true in states south of the Mason-Dixon Line that elected their first-ever African-American governors. In Georgia, the Republican gubernatorial candidate who was also overseeing his own election tried dirty tricks out of the Tayyip Erdoğan handbook to keep Democrats from voting.

For the most part, Republicans of the 115th Congress handed Trump a "blank cheque". Democrats have flipped 28 House seats and lead in several more uncalled races. Democrats flippedseats in suburban districts outside of Washington, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago and Denver. This could signal that voters saw the Kavanaugh hearings for what they were: a farce and an outrage committed by Democrats.

In Kansas, Democrat Sharice Davids beat a GOP incumbent to become the first gay Native American woman elected to the House. And she lost. Too bad.

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In the interview, Mr Neal said Democrats did not win control of the House by promising to obtain Mr Trump's tax returns, and that it would not be the singular focus of his first year as chairman.

While it's typical for the president's party to lose seats in the House in midterms, it's highly unusual for the president's party to gain seats in the Senate in the same election.

Democrats held on to vulnerable seats in Montana, New Jersey and West Virginia and ousted a Republican incumbent in Nevada, but it was cold comfort.

President Donald Trump invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Oct. 13, 2018.

Overall, 6 in 10 voters said the country was headed in the wrong direction, but roughly that same number described the national economy as excellent or good. Polls have already demonstrated that many of its policy views are extremely unpopular, but talking to a pollster is a considerably different proposition than casting a vote for someone who will exercise political power. Trump said in a November 7 tweet.

The president bet big on a xenophobic closing message, warning of an immigrant "invasion" that promised to spread violent crime and drugs across the nation.

Among governorships, Democrats netted seven, including big states such as MI and IL and Wisconsin, where incumbent Gov. Scott Walker was ousted after two terms.

In an indication of how the president's frightful rhetoric over migrant caravans marching toward the U.S. -Mexico border animated Republican base voters, immigration was top-of-mind for about 23 percent of voters, and they broke 78 percent to 20 percent for Republicans.

Trump is still the one in charge and is not expected to change his America-first strategy, or stop running roughshod over erstwhile allies when it serves his interests.

The president's current job approval, set at 40 per cent by Gallup, was the lowest at this point of any first-term president in the modern era. It was basically an average midterm loss for a sitting president.