Republicans Take Majority in House
Following a close election, Republicans have secured a majority in the House. Let’s pray that they use their new power to accomplish God’s will.
From Fox News. Republicans have secured a majority in the House of Representatives when the 118th U.S. Congress convenes next January.
The GOP has now won 218 seats after The Associated Press projected that Republican Mike Garcia will win re-election in California’s 27th Congressional District. …
President Biden congratulated Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for his party’s victory.
“In this election, voters spoke clearly about their concerns: the need to lower costs, protect the right to choose, and preserve our democracy,” Biden said in a statement. “I will work with anyone — Republican or Democrat — willing to work with me to deliver results for them.” …
House Republicans held leadership elections on Tuesday, with Minority Leader McCarthy fending off a challenge from more conservative elements of the House Republican Conference. The final vote tally was 188-31, though McCarthy will need 218 votes to become speaker in January.
The GOP has pledged to … launch various investigations, including into Hunter Biden’s business dealings, the findings of the Jan. 6 Committee and the Biden administration’s largely criticized withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The new Congress will officially be sworn into office on Jan. 3.
How are you praying for our new leaders in the House of Representatives? Share your prayers and scriptures below.
(Excerpt from Fox News. Photo Credit: Louis Velazquez on Unsplash)
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