"At the end of the day, ME people don't care which party you identify with, they just want someone who is honest, believes in our state and vows to do what they say they'll do", Jackson said. Several were first-time candidates.
"I'm not looking at this as revenge", the Lowell Democrat said.
He scorned Utah's Mia Love and Virginia's Barbara Comstock.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will begin to examine the monies that the president and his family have earned as a result of foreign diplomats staying at hotels the Trump Organization manages - it doesn't outright own them - in Washington and NY. But the olive branch he extended was studded with thorns as he declared that he would retaliate if Democrats use their control of the House to issue subpoenas to seek his tax returns and investigate his business dealings, his Cabinet's conduct and his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, as expected.
And, indeed, after Mr Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, putting the Mueller probe in jeopardy, Democratic Congressman Jerry Nadler warned that he meant to lead a House Judiciary Committee examination.
President Donald Trump mocked by name several Republicans who lost in Tuesday's election (Nov 6) after refusing to "embrace" him in their campaigns.
On congressional action for the rest of the year, he said he could not imagine taking up immigration and acknowledged that the Democratic House and Republican Senate were likely to go their separate ways when it comes to the legislative agenda. But in Kentucky, one of the top Democratic recruits, retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath, lost her bid to oust to three-term Rep. Andy Barr. And it seems highly unlikely any Republican will vote for the woman their party has demonized in thousands of campaign ads. Both are deal-makers. In 2007, Trump praised her as "the best", when she was first sworn in as speaker. She came to the United States more than two decades ago as a refugee.
Mr Trump called House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, a conversation that her office said included congratulations and a nod to her pitch for bipartisanship.
Trump said that he was considering changes to his administration in the aftermath of the election, including to his cabinet.
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Manning also pointed out that soldiers "do not plan to interact with the protesters or migrant " at the border. Instead, the tents will serve as temporary shelters for border security reinforcements.
Trump made good on this threat Thursday when he requested Attorney General Jeff Sessions' resignation. He reiterated that he was reviewing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke job as well, following numerous reports of ethical violations.
The House Democrats hope this will be a shadow investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, without the special counsel's required secrecy.
"If the Democrats think they are going to waste Taxpayer Money investigating us at the House level, then we will likewise be forced to consider investigating them for all of the leaks of Classified Information, and much else, at the Senate level", Trump wrote. "You can't do them both", he said.
Trump has frequently been combative with reporters, and painted the news media as "enemies of the people", but Wednesdays press conference raised the level of his hostility.
In ill-tempered exchanges, he called a CNN correspondent "a rude, bad person" and told an NBC reporter: "I'm not a big fan of yours either".
In another heated exchange, PBS News Hour's Yamiche Alcindor asked Trump whether he thought his use of the term "nationalist" emboldened "white nationalists".
Democrats also achieved supermajorities in the Oregon House and Senate, the Delaware House, the Illinois House, and the Nevada Assembly.
Democrats, whose very relevance in the Trump era depended on winning at least one chamber of Congress, were laser-focused on health care as they predicted victories that would break up the GOP's monopoly in Washington and state governments. He added, "Two can play that game!" Trump took office as the 45th President, and Pence as the 48th Vice President, on January 20, 2017.
Gideon, who has served in the Legislature only during LePage's tenure as governor, said she was finding it "really hard to even imagine" what it will be like under a governor who wants to work collaboratively with lawmakers.
Joining Davids as one of the first Indigenous women elected to Congress was fellow Democrat Deb Haaland, a member of the Laguna Pueblo tribe who will represent New Mexico's first district. National exit polls show that just over half of Americans who voted Tuesday hold an unfavorable view of Pelosi, a number that jumps to nine in 10 among Republicans. "There are a lot of great things that we can do together".