The US Democrats is set to acquire the House of Representatives which will be a severe blow to President Donald Trump. For the first time in eight years the Democrats will take up the control of the House. But the Republicans retain the Senate.
The outcome of the elections will set a severe blow to the Republicans who will lose the majority in the lower chamber of the Congress and and is a major setback for President Donald Trump’s agenda in Congress.
Americans voted for all the 435 seats in the House. Democrats needed to get 23 seats in the 435 to regain the control of the lower chamber, which is currently led by Republicans.
Republicans may retain their majority in the Senate, where they currently hold swing by 51 seats to 49. If the Democrats take over the control of the lower chamber of Congress, they can trigger investigations into Trump administration’s business , including tax returns and create political conflicts by blocking his legislative plans. Discussions about impeachment of the President Trump is also likely to be heard in a House under the control of Democrats.