U.S. President Joe Biden holds a formal news conference in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The White House has lowered its earlier optimism about the midterm elections and is now worried that Democrats could lose control of both chambers of Congress, administration officials say.
Republicans are also expected to launch investigations into Democratic spending and the business dealings and private life of the president’s son Hunter. Some lawmakers say they hope to impeach Biden, his cabinet members or Vice President Kamala Harris.
ABORTION, INFLATION AND CRIME
Legislative wins from June and an August vote in Kansas rejecting efforts to remove abortion protections from the state’s constitution led Democrats to believe voters were rejecting Republican policy priorities.
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