Senators are gearing up the next phase of the impeachment process after the House clears a key procedural vote. House lawmakers will take up a resolution to appoint managers and transmit the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate this afternoon. Upon disposition of the resolution, the upper chamber is expected to begin the impeachment trial next Tuesday.
Also on the House floor today, lawmakers will take up a bill (text; amendments) out of the Education and Labor Committee that seeks to deter worker age discrimination. The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act would amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act to bolster federal age-discrimination protections in the workplace by easing the standard of proof requirements for these claims. The bill is expected to pass with bipartisan support later today, but is considered dead-on-arrival in the Senate after the Trump administration issued a veto threat earlier this week.