The House will spend the week taking up the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act with nearly 300 amendments to the bill. The Senate plans to consider four tax treaties and continue to confirm Trump nominees. President Trump on Monday will give a speech about “America’s Environmental Leadership,” and on Thursday he will speak at the Presidential Social Media Summit.
The Democratic presidential candidates are still reeling from the first set of debates held in Miami last week. While the clash between Biden and Harris was likely the most discussed moment from either night, Warren’s declaration that she would eliminate private health insurance made news. And Buttigieg became the first candidate to announce his second quarter fundraising number, and it’s a whopper.
The House and Senate are in recess this week in observance of the Independence Day holiday. President Trump on Thursday will deliver Fourth of July remarks at a Salute to America celebration at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
What have the candidates been up to in the week leading up to the first debate? Find out with AR/Intel’s 2020 round-up.
This week, all eyes will be on the Democratic presidential debates but they aren’t the only events happening.
The DNC finalized its list of candidates that qualified for the first presidential primary debate on Friday. Among the top tier candidates, most will appear on Thursday night, while Elizabeth Warren gets the stage to herself (so to speak) on Wednesday.
President Trump is making it official this week by launching his 2020 presidential campaign in Florida on Tuesday. On Wednesday, he will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer. He’ll end the week welcoming the Canadian Prime Minister to the White House.
Joe Biden’s major missteps last week turned him into a bit of a punching bag for his fellow 2020 contenders. Few took a pass on an opportunity to hit the front runner on the issues of climate change and abortion. Still, Biden leads the field, and a new poll shows him leading the field in […]
It’s back to work for Congress as some members return from Normandy for D-Day anniversary commemorations. The House is expected to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn in contempt on Tuesday. On Wednesday, they will put a $1 trillion package of five spending bills on the floor. The Senate will continue to confirm presidential nominees.
Catch up on everything you may have missed on the 2020 front with our weekly rundown.