Midterm Usa 2022, victory in Nevada: Democrats maintain control of the Senate

Biden: “Incredibly satisfied”. Georgia in the ballot on December 6

THE Democrats under US President Joe Biden retained control of the Senate thanks to the decisive victory of candidate Catherine Cortez Masto in Nevada, who beat Republican opponent Adam Laxalt in the midterm election. Even if the Republicans manage to win the race for the last remaining Senate seat in the state of Georgia, the Democrats would remain in control, with Vice President Kamala Harris able to cast a casting vote. Georgia will go to the ballot on December 6 as neither Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock nor former Trump-backed football star Herschel Walker got more than 50% of the vote.

US President Joe Biden said he was “incredibly satisfied”. “I feel good and look forward to the next two years,” he told reporters in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh, where he is currently attending the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit. . “I am an extravagant optimist”, added the US president, explaining that he was not surprised: “I think it is the result of the quality of our candidates”.