Forecast for April 9, 2018.

Congress is back after 2 wonderful weeks off. House Appropriations is heating up; Mark Zuckerberg is as two online advertising hearings. Other heavy hitters, Mike Pompeo for his State Dep’t Nom, a few people who used to have stars on their shoulders, and two-hatted Mick Mulvaney.

Monday, April 9

  • None

Tuesday, April 10

  • Hse meets at noon
  • Facebook: Transparency & Use of Consumer Data — Joint hearing S Commerce, & S Judiciary at 2:15 (Notable witness: Mark Zuckerberg) in Hart 216. Repeat performance in Hse on Wed.
  • A Regional Strategy for Democratic Governance Against Corruption — S Foreign Affairs at 10

Wednesday, April 11

  • Capitol Police Funding — H Leg Approps at 2
  • Cyber Ops in the 21st Century — H Armed Svcs at 10 (Notable witnesses: Keith Alexander, Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson)
  • Facebook: Transparency & Use of Consumer Data — Hse Commerce at 10 (Notable witness: Mark Zuckerberg) in Rayburn 2123
  • CFPB Semi-Annual Report — Hse Financial Svcs at 10 (Notable witness: Mulvaney)
  • Deadline: Members to submit written approps testimony for Hse LegDOD

Thursday, April 12

  • Hse floor: balanced budget amendment (on suspension)
  • CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination hearing to head the State Department — S. Foreign Relations at 10
  • Government Publishing Office Funding — H Leg Approps at 10
  • Dep’t of Defense Budget in NDAA — H Armed Svcs at 10
  • The 2018 Tax Filing Season — S Finance at 10 (Notable Witness: Acting IRS Commissioner)
  • Reviewing OIRA — S HSGAC at 10
  • What’s the role of shared employees in the House? H. Admin at 11
  • Markups: Federal Depository Library Program Modernization Act (H.R. 5305) and Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act(H.R. 4631) — H. Admin at 11
  • Architect of the Capitol Budget — H Leg Approps at 2
  • Deadline: Members to submit written approps testimony for Hse FSGG; Member to say they want to testify at Member day for Hse CJS

Friday, April 13

  • None

This week’s congressional calendar from GovTrack. House whip notices (Dem). Senate schedule (Repubs) (Dems).