Trump says 'too bad' to Republican losers who refused to embace him
- Mandy Simon
Blue-collar voters and rural America embraced his aggressive talk and stances. Rep. Ryan Costello, a Republican from Pennsylvania who announced his retirement earlier this year, tweeted his displeasure: "To deal w harassment & filth spewed at GOP MOC's in tough seats every day for 2 yrs, bc of POTUS; to bite ur lip more times you'd care to; to disagree & separate from POTUS on principle & civility in ur campaign; to lose bc of POTUS & have him piss on u". Current results have Democrats controlling 222 seats to the Republicans' 196, with 17 contests still undeclared, according to the Associated Press.
The 2018 elections also exposed an extraordinary political realignment in an electorate defined by race, gender, and education that could shape USA politics for years to come. The Republican incumbent had been branded Barbara "Trumpstock" by Democrats in a race that pointed to Trump's unpopularity among college-educated women in the suburbs.
Record diversity on the ballot may have helped drive turnout.
Voters in Minnesota and MI elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress: Ilhan Omar, a former refugee who fled Somalia's civil war, and Rashida Tlaib, a Detroit-born Palestinian-American.
But in Georgia, Democrat Stacey Abrams - who was hoping to become the first black female governor in the U.S. - refused to concede as her Republican opponent Brian Kemp took a commanding lead after a bitter campaign.
Democratic candidates gained more than the 23 seats they needed to take control of the House.
Meanwhile the Florida Senate race is heading for a recount after Republican Rick Scott got 50.21% and incumbent Bill Nelson 49.79% of the vote.
Suburban districts outside Washington, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Denver and Dallas were considered prime targets for turnover by the Democrats because they were won by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Democrats flippedseats in suburban districts outside of Washington, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago and Denver. In all, 91 Republican candidates got some kind of nod from Trump.
Views varied widely by gender among Democrats, and just modestly among Republicans: Fully 74 percent of Democratic women said they were very concerned about women not being believed, compared with a smaller majority of Democratic men (56 percent).
The Republicans were most successful in the Senate, which could ultimately make up for their loss of power in the House of Representatives.
"You have some that said, 'Let's stay away, let's stay away.' They did very poorly", Trump said.
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When the new Congress convenes in January 2019, for the first time it will have at least one Muslim woman among its ranks. Omar spoke during her campaign about her opposition to President Trump's travel ban against Muslim countries.
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Trump argues he defied history because Republicans made gains in the Senate in a midterm.
The Democrats' narrow path to the Senate was slammed shut after setbacks in Indiana, Tennessee, North Dakota and Texas.
Trump said that if Democrats try to use their majority to issue subpoenas, it would be a "war-like posture".
O'Rourke had told voters that Trump was wrong and described Texas as built from "immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees". And it doesn't even mean they weren't really important issues for many - even most - of those who voted for Trump.
He said that "two can play that game!"
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.
The gains among women on Capitol Hill come as potential Democratic candidates for president are already taking steps to challenge Trump, several prominent female Democrats among them. "Too bad, sorry about that Mia". They need to be reminded why. He served as vice chairman of Trump's now-defunct commission on voter fraud.
Exit polls show President Trump's national approval rating at 44 percent.
Despite losing his majority in the House of Representatives, bookmakers still think the controversial president is set to remain in the White House for a second term. For one, this is a midterm election, which heavily favors the older, whiter Republican electorate, as seen in the 2010 and 2014 results.
And should President Trump be anxious about his chances for re-election in 2020?
This article was first published on NBC News' Think. Cory Booker, California Sen.
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Said Warren: "This resistance began with women and it is being led by women tonight".
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