This Week’s Update

The House passed H.R. 2157, which would provide $19.1 billion in supplemental disaster relief funding; H.R. 6, “The American Dream and Promise Act;” and S. 1379, “The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House passed H.R. 2157, which would provide $19.1 billion in supplemental disaster relief funding; H.R. 6, “The American Dream and Promise Act;” and S. 1379, “The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act.

 

  • Senate – The Senate failed to invoke cloture on S. 1332, which would set for the congressional budget for Fiscal Year 2020. The Senate confirmed the nominations of Andrew Saul to be Commissioner of Social Security, and Heath Tarbert to be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The Senate passed S. 1328, “The DETER Act.”

   

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is expected to take up a “minibus” spending package, which covers Defense, Labor-HHS-Educations, State and Foreign Operations, Energy and Water, and Legislative Branch funding. The House may also vote on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress.

 

  • Senate -The Senate is expected to vote on resolutions to block arms sales to Qatar and Bahrain. They are also expected to take up a number of judicial and ambassadorial nominations.

 

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