This Week’s Update

The Senate failed to invoke cloture on a motion to proceed to the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (H.R. 350). The Senate voted down a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 46) to disapprove the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security’s asylum rule. The Senate confirmed the nominations of Dara Lindenbaum to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission, Paul Rosen to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Sandra Thompson to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Henry Christopher Frey to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat to be Director General of the Foreign Service, Jane Hartley to be Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Christopher Coes to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation, and Steven Cliff to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

This Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate failed to invoke cloture on a motion to proceed to the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (H.R. 350). The Senate voted down a Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 46) to disapprove the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security’s asylum rule. The Senate confirmed the nominations of Dara Lindenbaum to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission, Paul Rosen to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Sandra Thompson to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Henry Christopher Frey to be Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat to be Director General of the Foreign Service, Jane Hartley to be Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Christopher Coes to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation, and Steven Cliff to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 
  • House – The House held a committee work week and met in pro forma session.

Next Week in Congress

  • Senate – The Senate will be in recess and meet in pro forma session. The Senate is scheduled to reconvene on June 6.
  • House – The House will be in recess and meet in pro forma session. The House is scheduled to reconvene on June 7.

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