Lucinda Creighton: US midterm elections could signal a bloody rematch of Biden and Trump

Republicans may well win Congress and the Senate, weakening Joe Biden and emboldening Donald Trump to engage in a contest that will be more vicious and rancorous than the last

Donald Trump: the former US president is eyeing the midterms as his path back to the White House. Picture: Getty

Midterm elections in the United States are always important. They usually see a shift in power away from the party of the president of the day, impacting on the White House and its ability to implement its policy agenda. Similar to European and local elections in Ireland, the midterms provide an opportunity for voters to express frustration at the pace of reform or the effectiveness of the government of the day.

The November 8 midterms ...