While Democrats taking over key House committees have not specifically telegraphed their targets, Cummings' committee would likely seek Trump's business tax returns and other company-related financial records, according to two Democratic congressional staffers who spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss post-election plans.
Ms Pelosi - who is set to become speaker, a position she held from 2007 to 2011 - told supporters: "Today is more than about Democrats and Republicans".
Pelosi is nationally unpopular, and Republicans have often tied Democratic House candidates to her agenda to win races.
"This is a pretty exciting time because we will increase our numbers drastically and what I want for those women, I want them to serve in the majority on the Democratic side", said Mrs Pelosi of California. "I give her a great deal of credit for what she's done and what she's accomplished", Trump said.
Pelosi has led the Democrats in the House since 2003, and is the favorite to be elected during the next congressional session, so long as she receives votes from a majority of House members. Remember the grand bipartisan confab he hosted at the White House to hash out immigration back in January?
The Democrats had to win by at least that much to take the majority, because in more than a few states, their candidates had to overcome not only their opponents, but also the district lines within which they had to run.
President Trump actually held his own in the elections and, in doing so, established himself not just as the leader of the Republican Party but as its guiding force. In recent weeks, he had stormed the states where he could do the most for Republican candidates, several of whom were being outshone by the Democrats' fresher faces.
With the Democrats in the majority they will have the power to launch investigations and subpoena records, including possibly Trump's tax filings and private business dealings.
"Democratic women in particular and independent women, progressive women, upscale suburban women were clearly energised by the Trump victory and the Trump presidency in a negative way", said Democratic pollster Celinda Lake.
Vice President embarks on three-day visit to France That now seems more likely for later this month, when they attend the G20 summit of worldwide leaders in Argentina. Trump launched a broadside at Macron via his preferred medium of conducting foreign policy - Twitter.
It was unclear what leaks he was referring to.
Acosta said in a tweet late on Wednesday he had been denied entry into the White House by the Secret Service.
Trump had aggressively campaigned in the closing days of the race, his focus on boosting Republicans in states he carried in 2016.
The 2020 election year will see President Trump on the ballot, an extremely hard Senate map for Republicans, several more states that are not under full GOP control, and quite possibly a much less favorable economic environment.
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, of MA, is the ranking member on the House Ways and Means Committee and is expected to take over as chairman of the panel when the Democrats assume control of the House in January after winning a majority of seats in Tuesday's election.
The party picked up seats across the map but some of the campaign's biggest Democratic stars lost.Liberal Beto O'Rourke's underdog Senate campaign fell short in conservative Texas against Republican Ted Cruz. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate by defeating several Democrats in states where Trump was elected by wide margins in 2016.
The Georgia race was perhaps the closest watched governor's race in the country, along with Florida, where another Democratic hopeful, Andrew Gillum, lost to a Republican. Joe Manchin III, even after Trump campaigned heavily for his GOP opponent.
On a political level, however, it's possible that the loss of the House might actually work in Donald Trump's favour - especially as he looks forward to his re-election campaign in 2020.
Despite the results, Trump wrote on Twitter, "Tremendous success tonight". Omar, who came to the USA as a refugee, will be the first Somali-American in Congress. Democrats Sharice Davids of Kansas and Debra Haaland of New Mexico became the first Native American women elected to Congress. When they asked how the Trump Organization arrived at the $151,470 in profits it paid back to the Treasury for foreign stays at his hotels, they got silence.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi - who could soon become speaker - tried to tamp down impeachment talk as the midterms approached.
A robotic arm-based 3D printer was used to first print an "electronic ink", which contained graphene nanoribbons. To solve this problem, scientist Sudeep Joshi decided that environment for the bacteria to become mushrooms .
Louise also spotted Kendall and Gigi, as well as Bella Hadid , Behati Prinsloo, Martha Hunt, Candice Swanepoel, and Romee Strijd. Two years ago the Hadid sisters, Gigi and Bella , made history as the first sisters to walk the Victoria's Secret runway.
Last March, Mellencamp said on Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show that it was unlikely he and Ryan would reconcile. In 2014, they broke up, reportedly due to his desire to stay in his native in while she preferred New York City.
Earlier, a disciplined piece of bowling from Sri Lanka saw them pick up three wickets for 73 runs in the opening session. Sri Lanka skipper, Dinesh Chandimal, says it was a really good wicket but their batting was below par.
It also said that it attended the conference in a "non-official" capacity in a bid to bring back peace in Afghanistan. The conference is Moscow's effort to get the Afghan authorities and the Taliban together at a table.
Team LeBron ended up taking down Team Steph 148-145 last season, and there weren't a whole lot of complaints to be had. Now that we're into the 2018 season, the National Basketball Association is gearing up for the 2019 All-Star Game.
On Friday morning, gruesomely burned cars littered the side of the road . "This event was the worst-case scenario", he said. In Southern California , a pair of wildfires forced the evacuation of tens of thousands, including the city of Malibu.
Scott announced the suit and his call for an investigation at a press conference at the governor's mansion Thursday night. Under state law in Florida, a recount is mandatory if the winning candidate's margin is less than 0 .5 percentage points.
Rainn Wilson tweeted Thursday that he had also evacuated, and asked for prayers - and cash - for the people of Thousand Oaks. Scott McLean said a couple of thousand structures were destroyed in the town about 180 miles northeast of San Francisco.
He was playing against Bengal in the CK Nayudu Trophy - a four-day domestic tournament for under-23s - when he ran in to bowl. Seshan should also have awarded five penalty runs to the batting side, although it is not clear from the video if he did that.
Marcos, who is now a member of the House of Representatives, is running for a governor post in next year's general election . The corruption court found Marcos guilty of seven counts of violating the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.
Florida braces for recounts in governor, Senate races
Florida's first-ever manual ballot recount is looking more possible by the minute as the margin of votes narrows between U.S. Nelson has not yet conceded to Scott, who now leads by less than 0.2 percent with ballots across the state still uncounted.
Where the wildfires are burning in SoCal — MAP
She had been filming aerial shots in her private plane earlier for her Instagram Stories and realized her own home was threatened. She revealed she had an hour to pack and evacuate from her home in the Calabasas area. "I pray everyone is safe", she wrote.
Protesters call for Mueller investigation to continue
House of Representatives - questioned the president's move on Twitter and said that "we will be holding people accountable". In any of those instances, a House investigation against the president could ensue with or without Mueller's report .
Walmart releases its Black Friday ad for holiday shoppers
Many retailers offer Black Friday deals both in store and online, with some launching deals earlier in order to beat rivals. For consumers who prefer in-store shopping, stores will be open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving until 1 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23.
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants to protect the internet
Among them are Google and Facebook . "We've lost control of our personal data and that data is being weaponised against us". Individuals are encouraged to "respect civil discourse and human dignity so that everyone feels safe and welcome online".
I'll Never Forgive Obama for What He Did to Our Military
The remarks faded from the news, but Mrs Obama sensed lasting damage, a perception that she was "disgruntled and vaguely hostile". Obama also reiterates that politics isn't for her, alluding to her previous dismissal of a potential 2020 presidential run .
Boeing 757 crash-landing in Guyana injures 6 passengers
Guyana's public infrastructure minister, David Patterson, planned to provide a detailed report on the incident Friday. CJIA says it has has set up a hotline - 261-2281 or 600-7022 - for family members for assistance and information.