This Week’s Update

The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. The House continued its work on the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus response package.

This Week in Congress

  • House – The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session. The House continued its work on the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus response package.
  • Senate – The Senate acquitted President Trump in his impeachment trial, with 57 Senators voting guilty and 43 voting not guilty. 67 guilty votes were required to convict. The Senate recessed following the trial and met in pro forma session.

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House Budget Committee will hold a markup of the American Rescue Plan Act on Monday, with the House expected to vote on the bill later in the week. The House is also set to consider the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act (H.R. 803), and the Equality Act (H.R. 5).
  • Senate – The Senate is scheduled to consider the nominations of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to Ambassador the United Nations, and Tom Vilsack to be Secretary of Agriculture. The Senate is expected to take up the American Rescue Plan Act shortly after it passes the House.

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