The PJ Tatler

See Which Lawmakers Obama Called as the GOP Sweep Unfolded

President Obama kept his Wednesday free, with just the daily briefing on his schedule.

This morning, the White House said he’ll hold a press conference  at 2:50 p.m. EST in the East Room.

The White House had no comment last night at the GOP took the Senate and made gains in the House.

Obama was on the phone, though, with “dozens of House, Senate, Gubernatorial candidates of both parties, and members the House and Senate leadership” throughout the evening, according to the White House.

The calls are continuing today, the White House official said.

Those he’s called so far:

Senator Harry Reid (D)

Senator Dick Durbin (D)

Senator Michael Bennet (DSCC chairman)

AR Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson (R)

SD Senator-elect Mike Rounds (R)

WV Senator-elect Shelly Moore Capito (R)

MI Senator-elect Gary Peters (D)

Senator Lindsey Graham (R)

Senator Jim Inhofe (R)

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (DNC chairwoman)

Leader Nancy Pelosi (D)

Governor-elect Tom Wolf, PA (D)

Senator-elect James Lankford, OK (R)

Senator-elect Tom Cotton, AR (R)

OH Governor John Kasich (R)

Senator Susan Collins (R)

Senator Ed Markey (D)

Senator Jeff Sessions (R)

Senator Cory Booker (D)

Senator Tim Scott (R)

Senator Al Franken (D)

Senator Mark Pryor (D)

Congressman-elect Seth Moulton (D-Mass.)

AL Governor Robert Bentley (R)

TN Governor Bill Haslam (R)