The Senate is expected to take up the House-passed CR while House and Senate conferees formally begin to reconcile the differences between the chambers’ National Defense Authorization Acts with the goal of bringing a final product to each floor by the end of the month.
Digital Platform Mergers
Next Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust will hold a hearing to review the impact of recent digital platform mergers. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hold a hearing Wednesday on the Federal Trade Commission during which Chairman Joe Simons and Commissioner Rohit Chopra will testify.
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work
A House Science, Space, and Technology Committee panel will also hold a hearing next week to examine artificial intelligence (AI) and the future of work. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will also vote on Eugene Scalia’s nomination to serve as Secretary of Labor next Tuesday at 10:00 AM.
On Sunday, President Trump will participate in an event with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India in Houston before traveling to Ohio to tour an Australian-owned manufacturing facility with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
The House no longer plans to be in session on Monday as members are expected to attend funeral services for Majority Whip Jim Clyburn’s late wife, Emily Clyburn. It will resume legislative business on Tuesday.
Read more in McGuireWoods Consulting’s Emerging Technologies Washington Update.