Trump to Reporters: ‘I Hope There Won’t Be Violence’ After Midterms

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Trump apparently went on to say that the midterm elections were not only a referendum on him.

"You're one election away from losing everything that you've got", he said, according to NBC News.

Trump hosted President Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya is emerging from a period of election turmoil.

And coinciding with Kenyatta's meeting with Trump, a Financial Times story claiming that Trump had described Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari as lifeless after their meeting in April made headlines in many African media outlets.

Trump said if Dems get the House, "they will overturn everything we've done, quickly and violently". And violently. There is violence'. "When you look at antifa, and you look at some of these groups, these are violent people", he added.

Several Antifa organizations this summer smeared the lawmakers responsible for a bill requiring they conduct their "protests" while unmasked, including issuing this threatening remark from Antifa USA, an activist group based in Arizona: "I don't think the #Fascists & their collaborators comprehend the gravity of the situation, our resources, nor dedication to #Antifascism".

But the law remains on the books despite Trump's efforts and decades of opposition from evangelicals. But even if they were true, some of these allegations, I mean, obviously, we don't support extramarital affairs, we don't support hush money payments, but what we do support are these president's excellent policies, ' he told the network.

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"In this room, you have people who preach to nearly 200 million people". Depending on which Sunday we're talking about.

"Little thing - Merry Christmas".

Trump illustrated his point by boasting that he had gotten "rid of" the Johnson Amendment, the law that prohibits religious organizations from endorsing political candidates-one that he said had "silenced" Christian leaders. The president has tried to claim that a very vague May 2017 executive order on "religious liberty" thwarted the zealous anti-clerical fanatics of the IRS.

On the same day his former campaign chief Paul Manafort meanwhile was convicted of bank and tax fraud charges.

US President Donald Trump sits behind his desk as he announces a bilateral trade agreement with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) at the White House in Washington, August 27, 2018. If elected, Mr Gillum would be Florida's first black governor.

All 435 members of the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate and 36 out of 50 state governors, along with many state and local offices, are up for election. But some Democrats have been predicting a "blue wave".