This December Washington has its hands full. After months of impeachment inquiries and mud slinging from Democrats and
By Christmas, the House is expected to vote on the articles of impeachment. Congress and the administration need to make progress on other legislative business, the biggest trying to avoid another government shutdown after December 20.
Funding for the boarder wall is a huge issue for lawmakers. Congress may have to extend funding on a temporary basis or face another shutdown. Earlier this year we faced the longest government shutdown in U.S. history over this boarder wall situation. It lasted 35 days, another one is looming in the near future if both sides can’t agree on funding.
House Democrats may be moving forward with ratifying a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. A deal is close with the Trump administration, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t see this happening before the end of 2019.
With all of these balls in the air Capitol Hill has to dig their heels in the sand and execute.
(Cover photo courtesy of ABC, video courtesy of ABC, source The Wall Street Journal)