WASHINGTON, DC – January 10, 2020 – GrayRobinson’s government affairs and lobbying group released its weekly federal lobbying newsletter, The Golden Apple, reporting on the most recent issues, individuals, and discourse deemed fairest in Washington. Highlighted this week is The House approving a concurrent resolution directing the President to stop the use of force against Iran. Other topics discussed are the Housing and Urban Development proposing a new rule to fulfill its statutory mandate to affirmatively further fair housing (AFFH) and the five separate Senate committees’ voting on H.R. 5430, the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, next week. The “Confirmations, Nominations, Departures,” announces that Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN), Republican member of the House of Representatives, will not seek reelection and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) resigned from the House of Representatives, effective January 13. “Next Week in Washington” and “The Ellis Insight” wrap up the newsletter. Read this week’s newsletter here.