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President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to departing Washington on a campaign trip from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Photo by Reuters

Trump warns House Democrats against investigating his administration

President Donald Trump is warning Democrats against using their new majority in the House of Representatives to investigate his administration. He said in a tweet Wednesday that if they do, the Republican-controlled Senate may investigate Democrats.

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.

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Trump said that if the Democrats plan to “waste Taxpayer Money investigating us at the House level,” then Republicans “will likewise be forced to consider investigating them for all of the leaks of Classified Information, and much else, at the Senate level.”

He said that “two can play that game!”

It wasn’t clear what leaks he was referring to.

Asked about potential investigations, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said in a CNN interview Wednesday that “the president is not nervous about anything.

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