America: The Republican Party of America has gained control of the Representative House by securing a narrow majority in the US Midterm Election. According to US media reports, Republican Mike Garcia won California’s 27th Congressional District on Wednesday, after which the GOP’s total seats increased to 218 and he achieved the required majority limit.
According to reports by a leading daily, Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is likely to become House Speaker. He will replace Democrat Nancy Pelosi, who has held the position since 2019. Although the red wave that the Republicans were expecting did not appear, they were able to get the majority.
NBC and CNN projected a win for Republicans with at least 218 seats in the 435-member House of Representatives. It came a week after millions of Americans voted in the midterm elections, which typically deliver party disapproval in the White House. Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy expressed happiness over his party’s victory. “The era of one-party Democratic rule is over,” he said.
Democrat Party leader and US President Joe Biden congratulated the Republican Party for its victory. “I congratulate Leader (Kevin) McCarthy, the Republican on winning the House majority. I look forward to working with House Republicans,” Biden said in a press release on Wednesday. Biden further said that America’s future is too promising to get caught in a political war and the American people want the government to work for them.
Meanwhile, former US president Donald Trump has declared that he will run for the presidential elections again in the year 2024. He is the first candidate to announce this from the Republican and Democrat party of America.