Saturday, May 2, 2020

House Committee Schedule

Wednesday — May 6, 2020

COVID-19 — Response
Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Committee on Appropriations)


Senate Committee Schedule

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Hearings to examine certain nominations.

Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters.

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Hearings to examine certain nominations.

Senate Floor Schedule

Program for Monday: Senate will begin consideration, Lord willing, of the nomination of Robert J. Feitel, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with a vote on confirmation thereon at 5:30 p.m.

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

Graham Requests More Documents After Footnotes Show Steele’s Dossier May Contain Russian Disinformation

Congress is investigating cruise ship company Carnival over COVID-19 outbreaks

Fauci Will Not Testify Before House Panel Next Week on CCP Virus Response: White House

Floor Outlook

Democrats backtrack on plan to reconvene House next week

House and Senate split over returning

Pelosi Says House of Representatives May Return in 2 Weeks

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

National Security

Lawmakers Probe NIH Over Chinese Espionage Targeting U.S. Medical Research

Foreign Policy

Cruz Targets Chinese Propaganda Radio With New Bill

Tom Cotton: US Should Deny Visas to Chinese Science and Tech Students

House Oversight GOP calls on Democrats to investigate Chinese influence over WHO

Federal Spending

Trump and McConnell headed toward clash over coronavirus spending

Pelosi: Pandemic Funds for States Coming in Next Relief Bill

Why the economic rescue package is causing some heartburn

How Congress’ Coronavirus Bill Could Pay Millionaires’ Bills With Medicaid

McConnell: Next COVID-19 Relief Bill ‘Won’t Pass the Senate’ Without Liability Protection

McConnell Open to Virus-Related Funding for States in Next Rescue Package

House chairman opposes more defense stimulus

Congress presses for more agriculture money

Senate battle brewing on coronavirus oversight

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