Dems Get New House Majority: ‘Expect Witch Hunts’

Jackie Kucinich
Dems Get New House Majority: ‘Expect Witch Hunts’

Democrats hoping that Tuesday’s midterm elections would deliver them the antidote to Trumpism had to settle instead for medicine that can curb its most damaging side effects. The party regained control of the House of Representatives, giving them subpoena power to now investigate everything from Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election to President Donald Trump’s personal finances. The mixed result left some Democrats despondent and others buoyant and foreshadowed two years of bitter partisan warfare as a presaging to the 2020 presidential election.