The One Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the
United States federal government, composed of the
United States Senate and the
United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in
Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2017 to January 3, 2019, during the final weeks of the
presidency and the first two years of the
elections of November 2016 maintained
Republican control of both the House and Senate.
- January 6, 2017: Joint Session counted and certified the Electoral Votes of the
2016 presidential election
- January 11–12, 2017: Senate, in an all-night session, took first steps to repeal the
Affordable Care Act, (ACA).
 The final vote was 51 to 48 to approve a budget resolution to allow "broad swaths of the Affordable Care Act to be repealed through a process known as