Congressional lawmakers have completed their legislative business for the week, wrapping up early to accommodate a Congressional Delegation (CODEL) to Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. When the lower chamber returns next week, House lawmakers will begin consideration of the first fiscal year (FY) 2020 “minibus” package containing five FY 2020 appropriations bills. The five spending bills included in the first minibus include: Labor-Health and Human Services-Education (text; report), Energy and Water Development (text; report), Legislative Branch (text; report), Defense (text; report), State-Foreign Operations (text; report).
In the upper chamber, Senators will resume consideration of presidential nominees. A full list of pending nominations up for consideration can be accessed here.