Republicans gain control of the U.S. House, paving the way for a divided government.

Joe Biden’s Democratic Party retained control of the Senate; Republicans were predicted to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday

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As President Joe Biden’s Democratic Party retained control of the Senate, Republicans were predicted to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, resulting in two years of divided government.

Despite falling far short of the “red wave” the GOP had hoped for, the victory offers Republicans the ability to restrain Biden’s agenda and initiate inquiries into his family and administration that might have a negative impact on their political standing.

After more than a week of ballot counting, Edison Research predicted that Republicans had secured the 218 seats necessary to take control of the House. The Republican party crossed the finish line with victory in California’s 27th Congressional district.

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A difficult road may lie ahead for the party’s current House leader, Kevin McCarthy, as he will need his unruly caucus to remain united on crucial votes, such as funding the government and military at a time when former President Donald Trump has announced a second bid for the White House.

McCarthy wrote on Twitter, “House Republicans are ready to deliver. Americans are ready for a new approach.”

Although the defeat lessens Biden’s influence in Washington, he congratulated McCarthy on the win and pledged to work across party lines to produce results on Wednesday.

In a statement, Biden said, “The American people want us to get things done for them.

House Democrats “will continue to play a key role in supporting President Biden’s programme – with great leverage over a small Republican majority,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Democrats have benefited from voters’ rejection of a number of far-right Republican candidates, the majority of whom were Trump supporters, notably Mehmet Oz and Doug Mastriano in the Senate and governor’s elections in Pennsylvania, respectively, and Blake Masters in the Senate race in Arizona.

Conservatives are continuing with their plan despite the fact that the anticipated “red wave” of House Republicans never made it to the shore.

Democrats are preparing to look into Biden administration officials, the president’s son Hunter’s prior business dealings with China and other nations, as well as Biden himself, in retaliation for two impeachment attempts by them against Trump.

Republicans may try to limit U.S. military and economic assistance to Ukraine as it fights Russian forces on the global stage.