Massie is whipping against the Innovation Act. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Absent an agreement on the Confederate flag, the House may not tackle any appropriations bills before August, but that — much to the chagrin of many lawmakers — doesn’t mean the House is headed for an early recess.
Instead, the House will spend much of its time this week on a food-labeling measure, coal-regulation legislation and a number of non-controversial suspension bills — all while the prospect of the Senate sending a long-term highway bill, with an Export-Import Bank extension attached, looms as the next big internecine fight for Republicans in the chamber. Full story