This Week’s Update

The House voted to appoint managers and transmit the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. The House passed H.J.Res. 76, which would provide for Congressional disapproval of the Department of Education’s rule on “Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability,” and H.R. 1230, “The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act.”

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House voted to appoint managers and transmit the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. The House passed H.J.Res. 76, which would provide for Congressional disapproval of the Department of Education’s rule on “Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability,” and H.R. 1230, “The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act.”
  • Senate – The members of the Senate were sworn in as jurors in the impeachment trial of President Trump. The Senate passed H.R. 5430, the implementing bill for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will now go to the President for his signature. The Senate confirmed the nomination of Peter Gaynor to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will be in recess.
  • Senate – The Senate is scheduled to begin the trial in the impeachment of President Trump on Tuesday. Limited legislative activity is likely to occur during the trial.

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