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WATCH: President Trump Speaks On Election Results

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Trump is speaking at a news conference at the White House on Wednesday.

Earlier Wednesday, he reacted to Tuesday's election in which Democrats won control of the House and Republicans added to their Senate majority, President Trump praised House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi while warning Democrats against investigating his administration.

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


"shine a light on waste, fraud, and abuse in the Trump Administration. I want to probe senior Administration officials across the government who have abused their positions of power and wasted taxpayer money, as well as President Trump's decisions to act in his own financial self-interest rather than the best interests of the American people."

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., also issued a warning for Democrats Wednesday morning. They must think carefully about whether to proceed with a "presidential harassment" strategy that exploits their new majority in the House to afflict President Trump, he said.
Trump also took credit for Tuesday's results in another Tweet, saying "to any of the pundits or talking heads that do not give us proper credit for this great Midterm Election just remember two words-FAKE NEWS!"
But while Trump did win some of the red state Senate candidates he campaigned for, the results in the many suburban Congressional seats previously held by Republicans now in Democratic hands show voters sent a decidedly mixed signal.

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