FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JANUARY 25 TO JANUARY 29

U.S. House of Representatives

House Floor Activity

There are no votes expected in the House this week.

 

House Committee Activity

Thursday, January 28

Energy and Commerce, Business Meeting: Organizational Meeting, 1:00 PM

 

Note: Other Committees may hold meetings this week that have not yet been noticed.

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Floor Activity

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2021.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #2, Janet Louise Yellen, of California, to be Secretary of the Treasury. The time until 5:30 p.m. will be equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees and at 5:30 p.m. the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Yellen nomination.

At 7:00 p.m., we expect the House managers will present Articles of Impeachment. They would read the text of H.Res.40, a resolution appointing and authorizing managers for the impeachment trial of Donald John Trump, former President of the United States; and then they would read the text of H.Res.24, a resolution impeaching Donald John Trump, former President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The managers would then request leave to withdraw.

Monday, January 25th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

  1. Confirmation of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of the Treasury

 

Senate Committee Activity

Tuesday, January 26

Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Hearings to examine the nomination of Gina Marie Raimondo, of Rhode Island, to be Secretary of Commerce, 10:00 AM, SR-253

 

Foreign Relations, Business meeting to consider the nomination of Antony John Blinken, of New York, to be Secretary of State, 10:00 AM, SD-106

 

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Business meeting to consider the nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security, 11:00 AM, SD-342

 

Wednesday, January 27

Energy and Natural Resources, Hearings to examine the nomination of Jennifer Mulhern Granholm, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Energy, 9:30 AM, SD-106

 

Foreign Relations, Hearings to examine the nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield, of Louisiana, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of the Ambassador, and the Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations, and to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during her tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, 10:00 AM, SR-325

 

Intelligence, To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters, 2:00 PM, SVC-217

 

Veterans’ Affairs, Organizational business meeting to consider committee rules and an original resolution authorizing expenditures by the committee for the 117th Congress; to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nomination of Denis Richard McDonough, of Maryland, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 3:00 PM, SD-106

 

Thursday, January 28

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine the nominations of Marcia Louise Fudge, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and Cecilia Elena Rouse, of New Jersey, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, 10:00 AM, Webex

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