This Week’s Update

The House began public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The House passed H.R. 4863, “The United States Export Finance Agency Act,” which would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank for ten years.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House began public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The House passed H.R. 4863, “The United States Export Finance Agency Act,” which would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank for ten years.
  • Senate – The Senate confirmed the nominations of Steven Menashi to be a Circuit Court Judge, and Chad Wolf to be Undersecretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans at the Department of Homeland Security.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House and Senate are expected to vote on a continuing resolution to fund the government beyond November 21, which is when the current continuing resolution is scheduled to expire. The House will hold additional public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The House may vote on H. Con. Res. 70, a resolution to direct the President to withdraw U.S. armed forces from Syria, and H.R. 1309, “Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act.”
  • Senate – The Senate is expected to continue its consideration of judicial and ambassadorial nominations. The Senate is also expected to vote on S. 1838, “The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.”

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