Democrat’s slim hopes of regaining majority control in the US Senate went with the wind on election day as Republicans held on. The GOP also trounced at least three Senate seats previously held by Democrats.
President Trump said that he plans to sign a new executive order next week that will restrict asylum rules. He wants leverage on a migrant caravan from Central America heading to the US border to score some points in the upcoming midterms.
President Donald Trump and some top GOP leaders in the House pledged on Wednesday to pursue more tax cuts for middle-class Americans. In an unusual joint press statement, the President said that this would likely be done in 2019.
The United States Cyber Command is now keeping an eye on individual Russian operatives in an effort to deter them from interfering with the upcoming midterms. This is the first public cyber operation by the US to protect the country against Russian election meddling.
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has identified a political campaign on its platform made of fake accounts. The social media giant said that the campaign was targeting the midterm elections. Over 32 pages and fake accounts were linked to this campaign.