July Look-Ahead

The Senate is expected to consider: nominations; legislation relating to opioids (Rule 14); S.2800, America’s Water Infrastructure Act; FAA reauthorization; and appropriations. It is expected the NDAA conference report and a flood insurance extension will be available to vote on by the end of the work period.

The House is expected to consider: Natural resources legislation; welfare reform, JOBS ACT 3.0, appropriations mini-bus (FSGG-Interior); healthcare/tax related legislation; flood insurance extension; NDAA conference report; and potentially a FAA reauthorization/extension.


July 1: Mexican general election (Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins)

July 4: Independence Day

July 5: President Trump to campaign for Republican candidates in Montana; Securities and Exchange Commission closed meeting

July 6: U.S. to implement a 25% tariff on 818 Chinese products worth approximately $34 billion; Bureau of Labor Statistics releases monthly jobs report

Week of July 9: President Trump to announce nominee for the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy; House and Senate return from recess

July 11-12: NATO meeting of heads of state and government in Brussels, Belgium

July 12: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to deliver address at The Economic Club of Washington, DC; Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Risk Advisory Committee holds its first public meeting

July 13: President Trump to make a “working visit” in Britain with Prime Minister Theresa May

July 15: Federal Election Commission second quarter filing deadline

July 16: President Trump to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland; Securities and Exchange Commission Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee meeting

July 17: POLITICO Pro Summit, including conversations with FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Kevin McIntyre, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan; Alabama primary runoffs (Rep. Roby)

July 19-20: Commerce Department public hearing on autos 232 investigation

July 24: Georgia primary runoffs (Governor’s race)

July 25: Washington Post Live event with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson

July 31: National Flood Insurance Program expires; Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement takes effect

July 31-August 1: Federal Reserve Federal Open Market Committee meeting

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