Congressional votes canceled, but tours go on
All votes are canceled in the House today, and many committee hearings have also been canceled Among them was a hearing by the House Natural Resources Committee scheduled to consider legislation regarding gun silencers.
Bill markups in the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Financial Services Committee were also canceled. In addition, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) canceled a news conference to talk about the lawsuit House members filed against President Trump on the emoluments clause.
However, Capitol tours went on, starting shortly before 10 a.m.
Red-coated tour guides were describing the history …