Office of External Affairs

June 6, 2018

U.S. Senate August recess shortened to one week

External Affairs

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that he is cancelling most of the traditional month-long August recess.  Under the new schedule, the Senate would have a week-long recess at the beginning of August but would return to Washington for the rest of the month. Read more from Federal Relations.