US mid-term elections: Democrats win house in setback for Trump

After rallying voters against President Donald Trump, the Democratic Party has flipped the United States House of Representatives, gaining a majority in the midterm elections that followed two years of republican control of both congressional chambers.

Report  has  it  that  the republicans lost their majority in the house, congress  lower chamber, after a democratic surge during a dramatic midterm campaign season marred by violence and hostile political rhetoric.

It  would  be  recalled  that  yesterday’s vote was the first nationwide election since the 2016 presidential elections, during which Trump beat democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and republicans gained majorities in both the house and senate.

Despite capturing the house, democrats were unable to take over the senate, while  republicans maintained a firm majority

 

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