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Federal Briefing: Trump Administration Transition

Elaine Chao background, Congressional committee leadership & more federal government updates in our Federal Briefing.

 

U.S. CapitolOn our Federal Briefing website: President-elect Trump has announced that he will nominate Elaine Chao to be the next Secretary of Transportation.  Her nomination must be confirmed by the US Senate in the new 115th Congress. 

Congress has returned from its Thanksgiving break and is expected to continue the post-election Lame Duck session through at least December 9.  The primary "must-do" item for the Lame Duck session to tackle is funding for FY'17.  The current short-term extension of FY'16 funding expires onDecember 9.

Additional details on these developments and more are available on our Federal Briefing website.