Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win”

President Donald Trump is musing about putting solar panels on his proposed wall on the Mexican border.

He assured his supporters that the promised border wall with Mexico would still be built and expressed confidence in the new GOP healthcare bill.

He then joked it would mean Mexico "will have to pay much less money" to build it. Trump claimed as a candidate that Mexico would fully fund his impenetrable border wall - a plan Mexico rejected.

"I hope we're going to surprise you with a really good plan". Construction has not begun.

"When asked, over 60 percent of voters preferred a congressman who would work with Paul Ryan, while only 28 percent chose Nancy Pelosi", CLF executive director Corry Bliss wrote in a memo on Wednesday morning. "And we better focus", Ryan said. "But that doesn't seem to be working out".

Tuesday's congressional election had been widely cast as a referendum on the young administration as it battles a swirling Russian scandal and a string of legislative setbacks - and the president seized on the result as a vote of confidence.

The comments come days after American college student Otto Warmbier died after being returned from North Korea in a coma. "Personally I think it's time for a new generation of leadership in the party". "To come within a hair's breath of winning that seat is nothing short of extraordinary", said House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairwoman Linda Sánchez, D-Calif. The most prominent and effective hit on the Democratic candidate was to tie him to the congresswoman from San Francisco. In the parlance of sports betting, their candidates "beat the point spread", the margin by which a favored team is expected to win.

Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious" but more recently refrained from taking on the president as he tried to win over centrist voters.

Either way, it could be the beginning of an interesting off-presidential election year.

While the White House had played down the national importance of the Georgia race, Trump had gone all in on Handel, and the Republican Party no doubt sees the victory as a shot in the arm as it prepares to fight to preserve its control of Congress in next year's mid-term elections.

Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Tuesday's special election for Georgia's Sixth Congressional District, in what was both the most expensive and most watched congressional campaign in history.

Republican lawmakers who have tough reelection races in 2018 will see Handel's victory as proof that they can thread the needle when it comes to Trump.

He says: "This was a tough hand".

"If we had even a little bit of Democrat support", Trump added, they could cut a deal, but "they just want to obstruct".

"Why is marriage between one man and one woman?" And Republicans say just narrowing the margins in red districts still spells a loss. She has beat back all comers, including last fall, when Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise. Top Republicans campaigned for Handel, including Trump.

"I hope they keep Nancy for 10 more years", Gingrich told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program.

President Donald Trump is getting a tour of the agricultural technology being developed at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa.

"Certainly, one thing I learned as a Marine is my job description was very simple: You're responsible for everything your platoon does or fails to do", Moulton said.

That Democrats were able to muster so much political willpower in a district that's consistently sent Republicans to Congress since 1979 (yes, you read that right) is a testament not to the palatability of the Republican's healthcare agenda - which is opposed, remarkably, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia - but to just how displeased voters have been with Trump's first five months.

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