Saturday, January 4, 2020

House Committee Schedule

Tuesday — January 7, 2020

• H.R. 535 — PFAS Action Act of 2019
Committee on Rules


Wednesday — January 8, 2020

Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce (Committee on Energy and Commerce)


House Floor Schedule

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business and recess immediately. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Quorum Call Establishing a quorum in the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the 116th Congress.

On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Business meeting to consider H.R. 5430, to implement the Agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada attached as an Annex to the Protocol Replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement.

To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Jovita Carranza, of Illinois, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, and votes on the motion to invoke cloture thereon at 5:30 p.m.

At 5 p.m., Senate expects Senator-designate Kelly Loeffler, of Georgia, to be sworn-in as Senator.

Congressional Outlook

Reps. Jordan, Collins, and Ratcliffe Could Represent Trump During Senate Trial: McCarthy

Democratic Senator Suggests He Might Vote to Acquit Trump If ‘Dots Aren’t Connected’

Senate Can Start Trial Without Getting Impeachment Articles From House if One Theory is Correct: Professor

Pelosi Insists on Choosing Impeachment Managers After Senate Makes Impeachment Trial Rules

Senate GOP Unites Behind a No-Witness Trump Impeachment Trial

McConnell: Senate Cannot Hold Trump Impeachment Trial Until House Sends Articles

US military strike in Iraq revives talk of war vote

Congress Update

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

National Security

GOP Lawmakers Praise US Strike as Democrats Criticize Killing of Iranian General

Graham: Iranian Gen. Soleimani Is Dead Because He ‘Miscalculated’ Trump

Senate Majority Leader McConnell Warns Congress: ‘Wait to Review the Facts’ on Soleimani Killing

Trump Used Iraq War Authorization to Kill Qassem Soleimani: National Security Adviser

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