This Week’s Update

The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. House committees held markups of their respective sections of S. Con. Res. 5, the budget resolution to allow for consideration of a coronavirus response package through the reconciliation process.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. House committees held markups of their respective sections of S. Con. Res. 5, the budget resolution to allow for consideration of a coronavirus response package through the reconciliation process.
  • Senate – The Senate began the impeachment trial of President Trump. The Senate confirmed Denis McDonough to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Kathleen Hicks to be Deputy Secretary of Defense.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House will hold a committee work week and meet in pro forma session. The House Budget Committee will move to finalize the coronavirus response package legislation. The House is expected to vote on the response package the week of February 22.
  • Senate – The impeachment trial for President Trump is expected to conclude this weekend or early next week. The Senate will continue its work on the coronavirus response package.

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