Skip to the content

Congress Begins Fall Session

Questions of legislative agenda currently raised

On Monday, Congress began the 2019 Fall Session with the continued standoff between the majority Democratic House of Representatives and Republican Senate. Questions of legislative agenda have been floating around Washington as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel has promised to stymie Democratic proposals saying, “I understand my sin is that I’ve been stopping left-wing agenda items coming out of the House.” He also calls himself the “Grim Reaper” of the Senate.

Ahead of the start of the legislative session, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a letter to the President urging him to lead the charge of a law making push leading into the 2020 campaign season. The letter said, “Your urgent, personal intervention is needed to stem the endless massacres of our fellow Americans by gunfire. We implore you to seize this moment when your leadership and influence over Republicans in Congress on the issue of guns is so critical.”

Sources: AP, NPR, NY Times
As the Lord Leads, pray with us:
  • For President Trump to be used by God to lead the nation in what direction to go.
  • For the House and Senate to be guided on legislative agenda this term.
  • For Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnel to work together effectively this term.