The red wave never materialized, but the GOP has taken the House by a slim majority. The narrow win—along with a Dem majority Senate and Biden in the Oval Office—could prevent the House from achieving much legislatively. But you should still keep the Pepto Bismol on tap and your medicine cabinet stocked with antiemetics. Kevin McCarthy’s crew will be taking over committees and investigations and it’s payback time for the current House having had the audacity to investigate a twice-impeached president who fomented an insurrection. My fellow Americans, you’re about to learn that Donald Trump isn’t a threat to America. Hunter Biden is. Victorious House Republicans describe plans to investigate Biden.

+ NYT: Nonprofits With Ties to Democrats Plan Counteroffensive Against Congressional Investigations.

+ And when the GOP takes over the House, there will be a new Dem leader. After two decades, Nancy Pelosi, the first female speaker of the House, says she’ll step down as Democratic leader. In a sign of the times, the House chamber was only half full when she made the announcement (you can guess which side was empty), even after the recent, horrific attack on her husband.