To require the President, or a designee of the President, to provide frequent press briefings covering the official business of the President to the White House press corps.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 9, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jul 13, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3228 (115th).
May 9, 2019
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H.R. 2641 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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