The Republican Party has a majority in the House of Representatives. The polling agency Edison Research last night found that Republicans won the 218 seats needed for a majority. It certainly wasn’t a resounding victory as expected.
Americans headed to the polls this past Tuesday, November 8th, for the important midterm elections: the so-called mid term. This includes voting for the House of Representatives, part of the Senate, and part of the Conservatives.
Democrats retain control in the state
Prior to this election, the Democrats still held majorities in both houses. It was expected that the Republican Party would win a major victory, but the expected “red wave” that would sweep the country did not materialize. It was remarkable that most of the Republican candidates he supports Donald Trump Record lower than expected. Consequently, criticism of the former president is increasing within the party, which did not prevent him from announcing his candidacy again for the presidency.
This weekend it became clear that the democrats Maintain a majority in the Senate. Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto won a neck-and-neck race in Nevada over her Republican challenger, Adam Laxalt. This leaves Senate Democrats in control.
Biden and McCarthy’s responses after the election results
US President Joe Biden has it Kevin McCarthyHe congratulated the Republican leader in the House of Representatives on the victory. McCarthy succeeds Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House. Biden says he looks forward to working with House Republicans to “get results for hard-working families.” He also said, “The American people want us to accomplish something. I am willing to work with anyone, Republican or Democrat, to make it happen for them.”
Last week’s elections demonstrated the strength and resilience of American democracy. There was a statement that the will of the people prevails in America.
I congratulate Commander McCarthy on his majority in the House of Representatives, and I am ready to work together for the sake of American families.
—President Biden (POTUS) November 17, 2022
McCarthy responded to his party’s victory on Twitter. The Republicans have officially turned against the House of Representatives. Americans are ready to take a new path, and House Republicans are ready to make it happen.”
🚨 BREAKING 🚨 Republicans have officially overturned the House of the People! Americans are ready for a new direction, and House Republicans are ready to do so. pic.twitter.com/JIRrLEhKQe
– Kevin McCarthy (GOPLeader) November 17, 2022
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