Dec 7, 2022 06:52 | Updated: Dec 7, 2022 06:55
Joe Biden retains control of the Senate after another Republican candidate backed by Donald Trump lost.
The president and his Democrats enjoyed a much better midterm election than expected.
They lost the House, the House, but now hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate, and they have great power, especially when it comes to foreign policy and the appointment of the President.
The Democratic victory was confirmed overnight after the runoff vote in Georgia.
Rafael Warnock defeated Herschel Walker, the controversial candidate Trump endorses. Despite his attempt to run for president again in 2024, it suggests the former president’s grip on the Republican Party continues to wane.
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That means Democrats control the Senate thanks to John Fetterman’s victory in Pennsylvania. They would have already gone by a 50-50 split, as Vice President Kamala Harris would be allowed to cast the deciding vote if the Senate stalled.
Warnock said he would work with “anyone to get something done for the people of Georgia.”
“The numbers don’t seem to add up,” said Walker, who confirmed the race in Georgia.
“There are no excuses in life. I’m not going to make excuses now.
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Trump joined Walker on a call on Monday. Many of the candidates he endorsed outperformed their Republican colleagues in the midterm elections.
He wants to build momentum for a third crack in the White House, especially with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who is expected to run for the Republican nomination by 2024, to seriously challenge the GOP. because it is possible to
Trump has continued to make unsubstantiated allegations of election fraud and called for the repeal of the US Constitution.
On Tuesday, his company was found guilty of tax evasion in a New York court.
It turns out that the Trump Organization participated in a plan by executives to avoid paying personal income tax on employment perks like rent-free apartments and luxury cars.