This Week’s Update

The Senate failed to approve procedural motions to move forward with a pair of targeted coronavirus response bills. The Senate Judiciary Committee favorably reported the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The full Senate began consideration of the Barrett nomination on Friday. The Senate confirmed several additional judicial nominees.

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate failed to approve procedural motions to move forward with a pair of targeted coronavirus response bills. The Senate Judiciary Committee favorably reported the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The full Senate began consideration of the Barrett nomination on Friday. The Senate confirmed several additional judicial nominees.
  • House – The House was in recess and met in pro forma session.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will continue its consideration of the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. A procedural vote is expected on Sunday afternoon, and the vote on confirmation is expected to occur on Monday.
  • House – The House will be in recess but will meet in pro forma session. The House could be called back into session if an agreement is reached on a coronavirus response bill.

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