Daily Digest

Friday, October 27, 2017

Daily Digest


Chamber Action

The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 3 p.m., on Monday, October 30, 2017.––––––

Committee Meetings

No committee meetings were held.

House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: 7 public bills, H.R. 4161–4167; and 1 resolution, H. Con. Res. 88 were introduced.
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Additional Cosponsors:
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Reports Filed:There were no reports filed today.

Speaker: Read a letter from the Speaker wherein he appointed Representative Simpson to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
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Guest Chaplain: The prayer was offered by the Guest Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Dan C. Cummins, Peoples Church, Jacksonville, Texas.
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Quorum Calls--Votes: There were no Yea and Nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 10:02 a.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.


OCTOBER 30, 2017

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


Committee on Foreign Relations: to hold hearings to examine the Authorizations for the Use of Military Force, focusing on Administration perspectives, 5 p.m., SD–419.

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: business meeting to consider the nomination of Emily Webster Murphy, of Missouri, to be Administrator of the General Services Administration, 5:30 p.m., S–216, Capitol.


No hearings are scheduled.


Next Meeting of the

3 p.m., Monday, October 30

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, post-cloture, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 p.m.–

Following disposition of the nomination of Trevor N. McFadden, Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.

Next Meeting of the

12 noon, Tuesday, October 31

House Chamber

Program for Tuesday: To be announced.

Extensions of Remarks, as inserted in this issue


Cicilline, David N., R.I., E1447

Correa, J. Luis, Calif., E1449

Davis, Rodney, Ill., E1448

Fudge, Marcia L., Ohio, E1447

Maloney, Carolyn B., N.Y., E1449

Polis, Jared, Colo., E1448

Schakowsky, Janice D., Ill., E1448

Young, David, Iowa, E1447, E1447, E1447, E1448, E1448, E1449, E1449, E1450, E1450, E1450