Donald Trump is “livid” and “screaming at everyone” in his inner circle after a poor showing by candidates he endorsed in the US midterms.

Results are still coming in after tens of millions of Americans headed to the polls to choose their congressional leaders and pass judgment on Joe Biden’s first two years in office. The picture emerging is of a President battered and bruised by a truculent electorate, but still standing.

It wasn’t all bad for the GOP, which looks set to overturn a slim Democrat majority in the House of Representatives. Republican candidate Brian Kemp prevailed over Stacey Abrams to retain the state governorship in Georgia, and venture capitalist JD Vance defeated the Democrats’ Tim Ryan in the Ohio Senate race.