Saturday, May 29, 2021

Congress Update

Daily Digests: M 5/24 • T 5/25 • W 5/26 • Th 5/27 • F 5/28 — Prayers

Related Headlines:

Senate confirms Justice Department official, Army Secretary, top scientist

Senate Armed Services chair throws support behind changing roles of military commanders in sexual assault prosecutions • Democratic feud erupts over scope of military sexual assault bill • spills onto Senate floor • Democratic Chairman Blocks Bipartisan Military Sexual Assault Reform — Debate: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday — Iowa Republican Joni Ernst, a sexual assault survivor, calls for military justice reform

Senate passes bill requiring declassification of information on COVID-19 originsS. 1867

Senate Unanimously Passes Amendment Banning Funding of Virus Gain-of-Function Research In China — S.Amdt. 2003

Senate fails to prohibit funds for research involving aborted fetal tissue or embryo destructionS.Amdt. 1891 — Text, Debate, Vote

Senate Votes Down Amendment That Would Have Banned Certain Human-Animal Hybrid Experiments, An Affront To Human LifeS.Amdt. 1771 — Text, Debate, Vote

Senate Adopts Amendment That Slashes Tariffs on Hundreds of Chinese Imports to USS.Amdt. 1562

Senate Advances China Competition Bill After Multi-Hour Deliberations Secure GOP SupportS. 1260

Introduced: S.Res. 246, Expressing the sense of the Senate that Critical Race Theory serves as a prejudicial ideological tool, rather than an educational tool, and should not be taught in K-12 classrooms as a way to teach students to judge individuals based on sex, race, ethnicity, or national origin

Introduced: S.Res. 250, Condemning the rise in anti-Semitism incidents globally since terrorists in the Gaza Strip triggered several days of violence against Israel on May 10, 2021

Schumer and Collins appear to have heated exchange before Jan. 6 vote • Republicans Block January 6 Commission • Senate reaches deal to get out of town after Jan. 6 commission vote

Senate agrees to resolution urging probe into COVID-19 originsS.Res. 256

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