Republicans Win US House Majority
Republicans are set to win the House of Representatives in last week’s U.S. midterm elections, local media projected Wednesday, likely making the remainder of Democratic President Joe Biden’s tenure challenging due to potential gridlock under a divided government.
But the prospect that Republicans can only secure control of the House by a slim margin — falling short of what some speculated may become a “red wave” of victories — while the Senate is retained by the Democrats appears to have given an unexpected boost to the 79-year-old president.
The Democrats headed into the Nov. 8 elections facing headwinds due to high inflation and the president’s flagging popularity. Among other issues, their campaign focused on painting a bleak future for the country with Republican lawmakers still heavily swayed by former President Donald Trump, who denies the results of the 2020 presidential race.
After the media projections, Biden, a longtime senator, hailed the elections as demonstrating “the strength and resilience” of American democracy, vowing to work with House Republicans ahead of a looming split government from January.
“There was a strong rejection of election deniers, political violence, and intimidation. There was an emphatic statement that, in America, the will of the people prevails,” he said in a statement.
“The future is too promising to be trapped in political warfare. The American people want us to get things done for them…And I will work with anyone — Republican or Democrat — willing to work with me to deliver results for them.”
But a Republican-controlled House is certain to be a blow to Biden in advancing his agenda over the next two years, as the chamber can block the passage of big spending bills and ramp up oversight.
The American Freedom Party seeks to replace our geriatric representatives in government. The character of a nation depends on those who comprise it. A country is the product of its people, if you change the people you inevitably change the character of the country. Our people have the right to maintain our Nation as it was intended. Only the American Freedom Party has the courage and conviction to see this necessary policy through.
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Republicans, whatever happened to smaller government? To a balanced budget? Weren’t these two claims the foundation of the Republican Party? Yes, in words but not in deeds. Do you, fellow reader, believe that it will be different this time with Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House — Mr. Washingtonian establishment personified.
As described in the semi-fictional novel, “Retribution Fever”, that which the Republicans did to the Whigs in the 1850s a new, apolitical party should do to the Republicans today — abolish it. Few of its members are anything more than feckless hypocrites striving for personal power. Their motto should be “Power Without Principle!”
Apolitical? Yes, A party that follows the guidelines of the Scientific Method — a party where science and politics intersect, and science triumphs.