Saturday, September 19, 2020

Congressional Outlook

Committee Activity

House Democrats launch investigation of political interference in CDC science publications

GOP chairman to release interim report on Biden probe 'in about a week'

House Democrats again postpone hearing on 'white supremacy' in police departments

House committee: FAA, Boeing cultures led to 737 Max disasters

Air safety bill prompted by 737 Max flaws pulled before vote

Congress Last Week

Weekly Digest of the Congressional Record

Floor Activity Headlines

Senate Dems demand White House to fire controversial head of public lands agency

House passes legislation to boost election security research

House passes bill to allow private lawsuits against public schools for discriminatory practices

House agrees to resolution condemning anti-Asian discrimination relating to coronavirus

House passes bill to protect pregnant employees

Justice Ginsburg passes, Supreme Court vacancy opens

Justice Ginsburg Passed Away

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Perspective on her 'most fervent wish'


Remembrances

Trump: Ruth Bader Ginsburg "led an amazing life"

Pelosi orders Capitol flags at half-staff to honor Ginsburg

Biden: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg stood for the law"

What they're saying: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a "tireless and resolute champion of justice"


President Trump

Trump to move fast to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Senate Republicans

McConnell says Trump nominee to replace Ginsburg will get Senate voteStatement

Cruz: Trump should nominate a Supreme Court justice next week

Loeffler: Trump 'has every right' to fill Ginsburg vacancy before election

McSally says current Senate should vote on Trump nominee


Democrats

Pelosi: Ginsburg successor must uphold commitment to 'equality, opportunity and justice for all'

Schumer: Supreme Court vacancy should not be filled until after election, by next president

Democratic senator calls for eliminating filibuster, expanding Supreme Court if GOP fills vacancy

Obama calls on Senate not to fill Ginsburg's vacancy until after election

Biden: The next president should decide on Ginsburg’s replacement

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