There was more controversy in the United States, with the Republicans holding the congress and the Democrats winning, even though by a narrow margin, the Upper House. This result surprised many voters. Donald Trump announced that he would again be running for President in 2024, though he appeared to be out of favour with many voters. Only time will tell.
The discussion also considered the proposed Voice to Parliament, the demolition by Russia of Ukraine and its energy systems, the UK parliament, as well as NATO.