What happens in the US Midterm Elections will reshape not only what the rest of Joe Biden’s presidency looks like, but will have a drastic impact on the future of the United States. 

As it stands now, the Democrats have control over the house as well as the Senate, but that privilege can change if Republicans pick up one or both chambers of Congress. If that were to happen, they would have the power to start a number of investigations and pass laws that could deepen the already existing political divide in the nation. 

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Here is a look at the possible actions that a GOP-controlled Congress can take:

Disband the Jan. 6 committee

Investigating the infamous Capitol riots that took place on January 6, 2021, has been more of a Democratic agenda rather than a bipartisan one. 

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has even refused a subpoena from the committee to testify about his conversations with former President Donald Trump on the day of the attack. So, there is a chance that Republicans will do away with the committee if they get a chance. 

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Investigate Hunter Biden

Many members of the conservative party have expressed their desire to open multiple investigations against Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, who has been embroiled in a number of controversies during his father’s presidency.

One of them includes a laptop left by him at a Delaware shop that ultimately found its way into the hands of some Trump allies. The device alleged that he used his name and connections to profit from his dealings with a Chinese energy company. 

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Impeach Biden 

Far-right Republican representatives have expressed the desire to impeach Biden in the past. “I have consistently said President Biden should be impeached for intentionally opening our border and making Americans less safe,” Rep. Bob Good (R-VA) said.  

A national abortion ban

After the landmark decision of Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court, it is only a matter of time before a nationwide abortion ban is implemented if Republicans were to control both the House as well the Senate.

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has already begun toying with the idea when he introduced legislation to ban abortion across the nation after 15 weeks.   

Hold up court vacancies:

And if a seat opens up in the Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has already shown the ability to hold it open until a Republican president could appoint a nominee. A Republican Senate can take it a step further by blocking many of Biden’s picks to be federal judges.