Trump warns Dems over potential investigations: ‘Two can play that game!’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republicans move to block Yemen war-powers votes for rest of Congress Trump says he's considering 10 to 12 contenders for chief of staff Michael Flynn asks judge to spare him from jail time MORE on Wednesday threatened to respond to any House Democratic efforts to investigate the White House by saying he would counter with investigations “at the Senate level” in the wake of a midterm election that ensured the two chambers of Congress would be divided for the next two years.

"If the Democrats think they are going to waste Taxpayer Money investigating us at the House level, then we will likewise be forced to consider investigating them for all of the leaks of Classified Information, and much else, at the Senate level. Two can play that game!" Trump tweeted.

Democrats took back the majority in the House on Tuesday, while Republicans appear to have picked up at least three Senate seats, with others remaining too close to call.

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The House majority gives Democrats subpoena and investigatory power, posing potential headaches for the White House. Top Democratic lawmakers have vowed to demand the president's tax returns and investigate other aspects of his presidency if they regained the majority.

The additional GOP Senate seats could provide a cushion for Trump to get his Cabinet appointees and judicial nominees confirmed.

The president is scheduled to hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to discuss the midterms.

Trump's threat on Wednesday to pit the two chambers of Congress against each other with dueling investigations comes after he told House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiPelosi, Dem rebels near deal on term limits for party leaders Pelosi divides Democrats with term-limit proposal Oval Office clash ups chances of shutdown MORE (D-Calif.) in a phone call Tuesday night that the two parties should work together, and after he told an Indiana rally crowd that he "eventually" wants to unite the country.

The president has often floated investigating the opposing party. He has been vocally critical of Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsPress: Mueller closes in on Trump Mueller's findings don't matter The Hill's Morning Report — Trump shakes up staff with eye on 2020, Mueller probe MORE for failing to properly look into what he believes are Democratic misdeeds and has questioned why special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE is not investigating Democrats.