Congress This Week

National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, May 20-24


Monday, May 20
4:00pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Readiness and Management Support – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)
5:00pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Airland – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)
5:00pm – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – A Closer Look at the Prospects for Afghan Peace (Closed) (here)
5:30pm – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – Business Meeting: Public release of Michael Cohen interview transcripts (February 28 and March 6, 2019) and certain exhibits (Closed) (here)
5:30pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Strategic Forces– Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)

Tuesday, May 21
9:30am – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Cybersecurity – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)
9:30am – Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental AffairsSubcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management – Review of GAO’s Annual Duplication Report (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Foreign AffairsSubcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment – Undermining Democracy: Kremlin Tools of Malign Political Influence (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Homeland SecuritySubcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security – The TSA Workforce Crisis: A Homeland Security Risk (here)
10:00am – House Committee on the JudiciarySubcommittee on the Judiciary – Oversight of the Report by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III: Former White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn, II (here)
10:00am – Senate Committee on the Judiciary – Understanding the Digital Advertising Ecosystem and the Impact of Data Privacy and Competition Policy (here)
11:00am – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Seapower – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)
11:00am – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Nominations: Pamela Bates to be Representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador; Christopher Landau to be Ambassador to the United Mexican States; Jennifer D. Nordquist to be Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Eliot Pedrosa to be Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Homeland SecuritySubcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation – Growing and Diversifying the Cyber Talent Pipeline (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Oversight and ReformSubcommittee on Government Operations – Trump’s War on a Merit Based Civil Service (here)
2:15pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Personnel – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (here)
4:30pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)

Wednesday, May 22
9:00am – Senate Committee on Armed Services – Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Closed) (here)
9:30am – House Committee on Homeland Security – A Review of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – Searching for Solutions in Syria: The Trump Administration’s Strategy (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Oversight and Reform – Facial Recognition Technology (Part 1): Its Impact on our Civil Rights and Liberties (here)
10:00am – Senate Committee on the Judiciary – Nominations: Daniel Aaron Bress to be Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Michael S. Bogren to be District Judge for the Western District of Michigan; Stephanie Dawkins Davis to be District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Jason K. Pulliam to be District Judge for the Western District of Texas; Frank William Volk to be District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia; David Austin Tapp to be a Judge of the Court of Federal Claims (here)
10:15am – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – The Reconciliation Process in Afghanistan (Closed) (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Oversight and ReformSubcommittee on National Security – Securing U.S. Election Infrastructure and Protecting Political Discourse (here)
2:00pm – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Business Meeting (here)

Thursday, May 23
9:30am – Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs – Resources Needed to Protect and Secure the Homeland (here)