Likely 2020 Dem gives thanks to voters who 'did nothing less than save America'

Democratic Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellHere are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment Moulton campaign makes formal case to DNC to be added to debate stage Bullock makes CNN debate stage MORE (Calif.) on Monday marked the start of Thanksgiving week by expressing his gratitude to the midterm voters who "did nothing less than save America" earlier this month.

“Let us begin a week of Thanksgiving,” the lawmaker tweeted to his 393,000 followers. “I’m grateful for the millions of people who went to the polls this month and did nothing less than save America.”

It was reported earlier this month that the California Democrat, a frequent critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash responds to 'Send her back' chants at Trump rally: 'This is how history's worst episodes begin' McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on Dem congresswomen Trump blasts 'corrupt' Puerto Rico's leaders amid political crisis MORE, is planning to mount a White House bid of his own in 2020.

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His tweet comes weeks after midterms, which saw the highest voter turnout in decades.

Democrats took control of the House, but Republicans held on to their Senate majority. Nationally watched, close races in some typically Republican areas, like Texas and Arizona, show they could potentially be in play as swing states in 2020.