The Week Ahead for Jan. 1, 2019
Welcome back! It’s a new year, a short week, and we are on Day 12 of the partial government shutdown. On Thursday, House Democrats plan to pass legislation to reopen the government, but it’s not clear that it will pass the Republican-controlled Senate. Democrats are also expected to elect Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as the next Speaker of the House, making her the first returning speaker since Sam Rayburn in the 1950s.
President Donald Trump will host briefing with Congressional leaders on border security in the Situation Room.
After a day after writing a scathing op-ed on President Trump, Mitt Romney will appear on “The Lead with Jake Tapper” at 4pm.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will have her first TV interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow after announcing that she formed an exploratory committee for President in 2020.
Rep. Pelosi will be interviewed on the “Today Show” prior to newly elected House members voting on whether she will be become the next speaker of the House.
If you have no Friday night plans, Pelosi will host a town hall on MSNBC at 10pm
Primaries in Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, & Utah – Here’s Who to Follow
Tuesday marks yet another busy primary day on the 2018 midterm calendar. This round of primaries includes critical gubernatorial contests in Colorado and Maryland, surprising congressional challenges from liberal candidates in New York, and the return of Mitt Romney in Utah.
To get a rundown of who to follow as the returns come rolling in Tuesday night, become an AR Intel Insider today and get full access to the post below!
THE AR INTEL WEEK AHEAD: 02-12-2018
It’s infrastructure week at the White House with President Trump slated to release his long-awaited infrastructure plan Monday. A key promise of his 2016 campaign, the President has been pushing for this initiative since taking office, including at last week’s State of the Union address. The plan includes four clear goals:
1. Generate $1.5 trillion for future infrastructure projects;
2. Fast-track the permitting process down to two years;
3. Invest in rural infrastructure projects; and
4. Invest in and enhance workforce training.
President Trump will also release his fiscal 2019 budget request Monday at 11:30am.
For more on the President’s infrastructure announcement, tonight’s immigration free-for-all on the Senate floor and a potential Senate announcement from Mitt Romney, become an AR Intel Insider today!