Republicans keep control of the House and Senate! This is big news no matter who wins the presidency!
Poor leadership by Speaker Paul Ryan calls into question his ability to remain Speaker of the House. He just came out yesterday saying he voted for Trump but has not been supportive of Trump throughout the campaign. He needs to go!
Republicans were widely expected to hold the House and create a policy buffer in a possible Hillary Clinton presidency.
Still, the development proves all the more important for the Republican agenda — and the potential to block the Democratic policy slate — as the parties fight for Senate control and the presidency on Tuesday night.
Some believed the Democrats could have a chance to seize control of the chamber amid the peak of Donald Trump’s woes in early October, but those chances looked to vanish as the presidential race tightened.
Still, the Republicans face questions despite retaining control. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s leadership could be challenged.
THE SENATE WILL LOOK LIKE THIS:
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