US midterm elections

A Democrat-controlled House has little effect on Trump's foreign policy

The Capitol dome seen at sunset on Election Day in Washington on Nov 6, 2018. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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WASHINGTON - The Democratic Party gaining the majority in the House of Representatives following the midterm polls means stronger oversight of the Trump administration. But that will have little or no effect on the broader direction of foreign policy under the administration.

Certainly, on the domestic front, the Democratic-controlled House will unleash investigations and subpoenas, harrying President Donald Trump.

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