Republicans wins in congress as a result of the midterm elections is projected to constrain US president Joe Biden in his ability to conduct foreign policy, reports the Washington Post.
Among the consequences of stronger republican House presence, are less support for the war in Ukraine and probes into American handling of the immigration crisis and Afghanistan.
Republican Kevin McCarthy, running for House speaker after Nancy Pelosi announced her resignation, threatened to cut spending on the war. According to a poll by the Wall Street Journal, almost half of republicans feel that the US is spending too much on the war in Ukraine.
On the other hand there remains bipartisan support on continuing taking a tough stance against China. Biden stated he counted on bipartisan collaboration on foreign policy.