Ways and Means changes schedule because of snowstorm

Ways and Means changes schedule because of snowstorm
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House Ways and Means Committee Republicans are pushing back their schedule in anticipation of a massive snowstorm that is bearing down on the Washington region and is expected to cripple the city for several days. 

Committee Chairman Kevin BradyKevin Patrick BradyNunes resignation sets off GOP scramble on Ways and Means The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - New vaccine mandate in NYC; Biden-Putin showdown Nunes to resign from Congress, become CEO of Trump media firm MORE (R-Texas) is moving the first hearing of the year, originally scheduled for Tuesday, to Feb 2 at 10 a.m.


The panel is also pushing its GOP issues retreat from Monday to Tuesday from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m., an aide told The Hill.

The hearing is expected to cover a wide range of economic issues from taxes and trade.

On Thursday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) office canceled Monday’s scheduled votes and pushed them back until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The schedule change narrows an already short week. House lawmakers are only scheduled to be in session through Wednesday so Democrats can head out for their party retreat in Baltimore.