The House and Senate were both in recess this week.

White House Activity

On Tuesday, the President hosted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House for bilateral meetings. He also announced he will nominate Steve Dickson to be administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. Dickson is a former airline pilot and would replace FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell.

American Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Elsewhere, the White House launched a website dedicated to artificial intelligence built around the President’s recent executive order on the American AI Initiative.

Read more in our Emerging Technologies Washington Update.