Congress This Week

National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, March 25-28


Monday, March 25
5:00pm – House Committee on Rules – H. Res. 124: Expressing Opposition to Banning Service in the Armed Forces by Openly Transgender Individuals (here)
6:30pm – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – Business Meeting: Vote on Release of Exhibits for March 27, 2019 Open Interview (here)

Tuesday, March 26
9:30am – Senate Committee on Armed Services – Posture of the Department of the Army (here)
9:30am – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – U.S. Policy Toward North Korea After the Second Summit (here)
10:00am – House Armed Services Committee – The Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations – Proposed Small Arms Transfers: Big Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Foreign AffairsSubcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade – Understanding Odebrecht: Lessons for Combating Corruption in the Americas (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Homeland SecuritySubcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations – The Department of Homeland Security’s Family Separation Policy: Perspectives from the Border (here)
10:00am – House Committee on the Judiciary – H. Res. 243, Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the actions of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Acting Director Andrew McCabe (here)
2:00pm – House Armed Services CommitteeSubcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces – Department of the Navy Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for Seapower and Projection Forces (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – The Historic American Alliance with Europe (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – Looking Forward: U.S. – Africa Relations (here)
2:30pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Cybersecurity – Cybersecurity Responsibilities of the Defense Industrial Base (here)
2:30pm – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Five Years After the Revolution of Dignity: Ukraine’s Progress/Russia’s Malign Activities (here)

Wednesday, March 27
9:30am – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – Making Sanctions Effective: The Case of North Korea (here)
10:00am – House Armed Services Committee – National Security Challenges and U.S. Military Activities in the Indo-Pacific (here)
10:00am – Senate Committee on Armed Services – Subcommittee on Seapower – Navy Shipbuilding Programs (here)
10:00am – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Nominations: Robert A. Destro to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Keith Krach to be Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment; United States Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; United States Alternate Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; and United States Alternate Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank; Brigadier General David Stilwell, USAF, Retired, to be Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (here)
1:00pm – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – The State Department’s Foreign Policy Strategy and FY20 Budget Request (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on the JudiciarySubcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice – Examining the Constitutional Role of the Pardon Power (here)
2:30pm – Senate Committee on Armed ServicesSubcommittee on Strategic Forces – Military Space Operations, Policy and Programs (here)
4:00pm – House Armed Services CommitteeSubcommittee on Military Personnel – Reserve Component Duty Status Reform (here)

Thursday, March 28
9:30am – Senate Committee on Armed Services – Department of Energy’s Atomic Energy Defense Programs (here)
10:00am – House Armed Services CommitteeSubcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for Department of Defense Science and Technology Programs: Maintaining a Robust Ecosystem for our Technological Edge (here)
10:00am – House Armed Services CommitteeSubcommittee on Strategic Forces – Fiscal Year 2020 Priorities for Department of Defense Nuclear Activities (here)