US mid-term elections: Republican anger at Trump, McConnell – BBC News

By Sam Cabral, BBC News, Washington, USA

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There are voices within the party that blame former President Trump for the Republican collapse

Democrats retained control of the US Senate in the US mid-term elections, prompting condemnation from Republicans.

Critics of former President Donald Trump blame him for the Republican collapse. Others have criticized the party’s top Senate leader, Mitch McConnell.

In that context, the White House indicated in its strongest tone yet that President Joe Biden (Democrat) is trying to be re-elected.