THE DAILY WHIP: TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

House Meets At:First Vote Predicted:Last Vote Predicted:

12:00 p.m.: Morning Hour
2:00 p.m.: Legislative Business

Unlimited “One Minutes”
6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.

**Following one minute speeches, the House is expected to recess until approximately 4:30 p.m. At that time, the House will reconvene and consider the bills listed for consideration under suspension of the Rules. Any recorded votes requested will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Suspensions (8 bills)

  1. H.Con.Res. 35 – Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition (Rep. Barletta – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  2. H.Con.Res. 36 – Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (Rep. Hoyer – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  3. H.R. 455 – To designate the United States courthouse located at 501 East Court Street in Jackson, Mississippi, as the "R. Jess Brown United States Courthouse" (Rep. Thompson (MS) – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  4. S. 496 – A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform" (Sen. Duckworth – Transportation and Infrastructure)
  5. H.R. 876 – Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko – Homeland Security)
  6. H.R. 1372 – Homeland Security for Children Act, as amended (Rep. Payne – Homeland Security)
  7. H.R. 534 – U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act, as amended (Rep. Emmer – Foreign Affairs)
  8. H.Res. 187 – Relating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan (Rep. Bass – Foreign Affairs)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK
The GOP Leadership has announced the following schedule for Wednesday, April 26: The House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  The House is expected to consider H.R. 1695 – Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 (Reps. Goodlatte/Conyers – Judiciary). 

 
The Daily Quote

“[House Speaker] Paul Ryan [R-WI] is entering a crucial stretch of his speakership, with the White House pressing him to notch wins on President Donald Trump's priorities even as he faces the same internal dynamics that sunk his predecessor. As lawmakers return from their two-week Easter recess, Ryan will be on the spot as the party tries to avoid a government shutdown and push a repeal of Obamacare through the House after failing the first time. Yet the House leader is being buffeted by forces beyond his control, including an unpredictable president unschooled on how to get legislation passed in Congress, and a group of GOP lawmakers who’ve so far resisted pressure to compromise on health care.”

     -     Politico, 4/25/2017