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The Week Ahead

Monday, May 22

  • The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Recorded votes will be at 6:30 p.m. on noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • The House is expected to consider Republican legislation that would hinder the authority of the EPA, as well as H.R.1973, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017.
  • On Tuesday, the White House will release President Trump’s first full budget, which is expected to make reckless cuts to programs that help American families, generate economic growth, and protect our national security—while providing massive tax breaks for the wealthy and corporations. Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget will discuss the budget proposal when he testifies before the House Budget Committee on Wednesday.
  • Also on Wednesday, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office is expected to release their updated analysis and score of the Republicans’ Affordable Health Care Act repeal legislation.
  • Rep. Yarmuth will meet with Dr. Greg Postel, Interim President of the University of Louisville.
  • 5:35 PM: The Congressman will discuss the upcoming Trump budget and CBO score of the Republican health care repeal bill on MSNBC’s Meet the Press Daily.

Tuesday, May 23

  • Members of the Democratic Caucus will meet to discuss legislative strategy.
  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate, 12:00 p.m. for legislative business, and is expected to consider additional noncontroversial measures under suspension of the rules.
  • 11:00AM: The White House will release President Trump’s FY2018 Budget.
  • 12:45 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will host a press conference with Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss the Trump Budget.
  • The Congressman will meet with local representatives of the Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Kentucky Bankers Association.

Wednesday, May 24

  • The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business and is expected to consider H.R. 953, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017.
  • 9:30 AM: OMB Director Mick Mulvaney will testify before the House Budget Committee.
  • The Congressman will meet with local representatives of the American College of Radiology. YouthBuild, Care USA, and the Heating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International.
  • 2:00 PM: The Congressman will hold a press conference with Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) to discuss how Trump’s budget will decimate anti-poverty programs in America.
  • 4:15 PM: Rep. Yarmuth will continue that discussion with Rep. Barbara Lee on Facebook Live.

Thursday, May 25

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business and is expected to complete consideration of all legislation for the week.
  • The Congressman will meet with local representatives of the American Association for Justice’s Women's Trial Lawyers.

Friday, May 26

  • No votes are expected in the House.