Election Reform Bill and Judicial Nominations

The House and Senate were both in session this week with the House focused on H.R. 1, Democrats’ election reform bill. The Senate spent the week processing several judicial nominations.

Key Personnel Announcements

The Administration made several key personnel announcement this week, including that the President will nominate Dale Cabaniss to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management. On Tuesday, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb unexpectedly announced his intention to leave his post at the end of the month.

American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting

The President attended the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday at the White House alongside CEOs from major US companies. Senior EU officials, including European Commission Secretary-General Martin Selmayr, were in Washington this week for meetings with National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and others.

Read more in our Emerging Technologies Washington Update.