National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, January 25–29

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to reflect the latest hearing cancelations and postponements.

Below is a calendar of congressional hearings on national security matters for this week. In a change to the legislative calendar, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has announced that the House will not be holding votes this week. Although we anticipate that all House committee activity will be postponed until next week, the hearings that have not yet been canceled are included below.

Tuesday, January 26

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – The Role of the Service Chiefs in Defense Acquisition in Review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2017 and the Future Years Defense Program (here) – postponed

10:00am – House Financial Services – Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing – Trading With the Enemy: Trade-Based Money Laundering Is the Growth Industry in Terror Finance (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Nomination: Hon. Beth F. Cobert to Be Director of the Office of Personnel Management (here) – postponed

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Future Nuclear Posture of the United States (here)

2:45pm – Senate Intelligence – Hearing: CIA Director John Brennan (here) – postponed

3:30pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa – Jordan: A Key US Partner (here) – postponed

4:00pm – Senate Foreign Relations – Administration Update on the Way Forward in Syria and Iraq – closed hearing (here)

Wednesday, January 27

9:00am – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade – After San Bernardino: The Future of ISIS-Inspired Attacks (here) – postponed

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Military Space Launch and the Use of Russian-Made Rocket Engines (here)

10:00am – Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs – Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for US National Security (here) – postponed

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Counterterrorism Strategy: Understanding ISIL – closed hearing (here)

Thursday, January 28

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Nomination: Lieutenant General John W. Nicholson Jr., USA, To Be General And Commander, Resolute Support And Commander, United States Forces-Afghanistan (here)

10:00am – Senate Foreign Relations – Business Meeting to Discuss North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015 (HR 757) and the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act (HR 1493), among other things (here)

10:00am – Senate Judiciary – Business Meeting to Discuss the Expatriate Terrorist Act (S 247), the Judicial Redress Act of 2015 (HR 1428), and the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S 2040), among other things (here)

2:30pm – Senate Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters – closed hearing (here) 

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