6 results for tag: this week on the hill


Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 01/13/20

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday. The House will stay in session through Thursday, but the Senate may stay in session later, depending on whether or not an impeachment trial begins. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the House passed a bill under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House took up H. Con. Res. 83, directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. The resolution passed by a vote of 224-194. We’ll talk about that more in a moment. ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 01/06/20

CALENDAR: The House will come back into session on Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will come back into session on Monday, and I’m not sure when they’ll go home – if an impeachment trial begins this week, presumably they would stay in session through Saturday. TWO WEEKS AGO ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session on Tuesday, December 17, and got right to work. First up was a vote on the Rule to govern floor consideration of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1158 and the Senate amendment to H.R. 1865, the two minibus appropriations bills. Then the House passed four bills under Suspension of the ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 12/16/19

CALENDAR: The House will both back into session on Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will come back into session on Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Monday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Tuesday, the House passed a Rule for consideration of H.R. 729, the Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act. Then the House passed a bill under Suspension. And then the House considered several amendments to H.R. 729, before passing the bill as amended. On Wednesday, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 12/09/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both come back into session on Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed another bill under Suspension, and also passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 2534, the Insider Trading Prohibition Act, and H. Con. Res. 77, directing the President pursuant to section 5(C) of the War Powers Resolution to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in the Syrian Arab Republic that have not been authorized by Congress. On Thursday, the House ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 11/18/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday and stay in session through Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and took up and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House took up and passed another two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House took up and passed the Rule governing consideration of H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019. On Friday, the House took up H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019. After considering a number of amendments, the House voted to pass H.R. 4863 by a vote of ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Weekly Report from Washington for 10/28/19

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Monday, and stay in session until Thursday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned on Monday, and moved to consider H.Res. 647, Rep. Andy Bigg’s resolution censuring and condemning Rep. Adam Schiff for his conduct in overseeing the so-called “official” impeachment inquiry. As expected, Democrats instead offered a motion to table the resolution. That motion to table the Biggs resolution passed by a straight party-line vote of 218-185. Then the House passed two bills under Suspension. On Tuesday, the House passed the Rule for consideration of H.R. 2513, the Corporate Transp...