The Senate is expected to consider: nominations; America’s Water Infrastructure Act (WRDA); FAA Reauthorization; and potentially the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act which would carry with it CFIUS reform (FIRRMA).
The House is expected to consider: WRDA, Appropriations bills, Opioid related legislation, and potentially revisit the Farm bill.
June 1: Waiver on steel and aluminum tariffs for U.S. allies, including the European Union, Canada, and Mexico, set to expire – the President has indicated the tariffs will go into effect; Bureau of Labor Statistics releases monthly jobs report; Atlantic hurricane season starts
June 2-4: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross expected to visit China for the next round of trade talks
June 4: Congress returns from recess
June 5: Primaries in California, New Jersey, Alabama, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico and South Dakota
June 11: Net neutrality rules set to expire
June 12: U.S. ceremony to open the American Institute in Taiwan; Primaries in Nevada, Maine, North Dakota, South Carolina, and Virginia; Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to testify before the Senate HELP Committee on the President’s blueprint to lower drug prices; Ruling expected in the AT&T-Time Warner antitrust trial; POLITICO Playbook interview with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)
June 12-13: Federal Open Market Committee meeting and press conference
June 15: Trump administration expected to outline Chinese goods that will be subject to new tariffs
June 19: Arkansas primary runoff elections
June 26: Primaries in New York, Maryland, Utah, Colorado, and Oklahoma and primary runoffs in Mississippi and South Carolina
June 30: Trump administration expected to outline Chinese technology that will be subject to new tariffs; Special election for Texas’ 27th Congressional District