This Week’s Update

The Senate confirmed Christian Weiler and Alina Marshall to be U.S. Tax Court judges, and Michael Nemelka to be Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. 

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate confirmed Christian Weiler and Alina Marshall to be U.S. Tax Court judges, and Michael Nemelka to be Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. 
  • House – The House met in pro forma session. 

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate is scheduled to meet in pro forma session on August 18, August 21, August 25, August 28, September 1, and September 4. The Senate is scheduled to next meet full session on September 8 but could come back sooner if an agreement is reached on a coronavirus response package. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) indicated members will be given 24-hours’ notice before a vote occurs, if an agreement is reached on a response package. 
  • House – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) previously announced that the House is expected to meet during the month of August to consider additional coronavirus response legislation. Members will be given at least 24-hours’ notice before the House will be called back into session.  

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