The House on Friday passed a resolution by unanimous consent to express U.S. support for Israel after rocket attacks from the terrorist group Hamas.
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the incoming majority leader, held his first floor colloquy to outline the week's schedule.
Rep. Hal Rogers said the president's border request is too high.
Democrats balk at the lack of an offset for the credit, which costs billions.
The measure marks halfway point in the House's consideration of fiscal appropriations.
Nevada lawmakers tried to block construction of a nuclear repository in their state.
The Speaker made clear that strings will be attached to the funding Obama requested.
Speaker Boehner called off the morning session because of a potential asbestos leak.
The House will continue consideration of the fiscal 2015 Energy-Water appropriations bill, while the Senate will consider the nomination of Shaun Donovan to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
The measure to streamline jobs programs passed the House 415-6 and the Senate 95-3.