Republicans Turn Up The Heat On FBI Head

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( – Lawmakers are scheduled to return to Washington this week following the Fourth of July recess. Their docket is going to include a number of important high-profile hearings as well as an attempt to secure some legislative victories and to push forward the appropriations process.

The Senate is set to return to Washington on Monday, while the House will hold its first session on Tuesday. Both chambers are going to be in session until the August recess, giving lawmakers three weeks to pass a number of their agenda items.

On Wednesday, the House is scheduled to hold a hearing with FBI Director Christopher Wray, who is one of the key figures in the recent claims of the GOP that the Democrats have weaponized and politicized federal law enforcement agencies. In May, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) also introduced articles of impeachment against the FBI director.

The Senate is also scheduled to hear the testimony of the PGA Tour regarding the organization’s merger with LIV Golf which has been heavily scrutinized. The Senators are also set to have a classified briefing regarding artificial intelligence, which will be one of the primary topics the current Congress is going to focus on.

In both chambers, appropriations will be one of the key issues that the lawmakers will focus on as Congress has until September 30 to fund the government. If they are unsuccessful in reaching a decision then the government might be forced to shut down. Appropriations bills have been introduced by members of both chambers.

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