Congress This Week

National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, September 16-20


Tuesday, September 17
5:30am – Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental AffairsPermanent Subcommittee on Investigations – Majority and Minority Staff Report: The True Cost of Government Shutdowns (here)
1:00pm – House Committee on the JudiciarySubcommittee on the Judiciary – Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power (here)
2:30pm – Senate Select Committee on Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters (Closed) (here)
3:00pm – Senate Committee on Armed Services – Situation in Southeastern Europe (here)
5:00pm – House Committee on Rules – H.R. Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes (here)
5:30pm – House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence – Business Meeting: I. Motion to release certain executive session material; and II. Motion pursuant to clause (d)(2) of Rule 2 that the Committee waive the one week notice requirement for a hearing (here)

Wednesday, September 18
10:00am – House Committee on the JudiciarySubcommittee on the Judiciary – Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (here)
10:00am – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – U. S. Policy in the Indo-Pacific Region: Hong Kong, Alliances and Partnerships, and Other Issues (here)
1:30pm – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Business Meeting (here)
2:00pm – House Armed Services CommitteeSubcommittee on Military Personnel – Shattered Families, Shattered Service: Taking Military Domestic Violence Out of the Shadows (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Foreign AffairsSubcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation – U.S. Interests in East Asia and the Pacific and the FY20 Budget (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Homeland Security and House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism and Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism – Meeting the Challenge of White Nationalist Terrorism at Home and Abroad (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Oversight and ReformSubcommittee on Government Operations – Overseeing the Overseers: Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency @ 10 Years (here)
2:30pm – Senate Committee on Foreign RelationsSubcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues – U.S.-Columbia Relations: New Opportunities to Reinforce and Strengthen Our Bilateral Relationship (here)

Thursday, September 19
9:30am – Senate Committee on Foreign Relations – Nominations: Marshall Billingslea to be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights); Adam Seth Boehler to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States International Development Finance Corporation; Darrell E. Issa to be Director of the Trade and Development Agency; Michael Pack to be Chief Executive Officer of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – The Trump Administration’s Afghanistan Policy (here)
10:00am – House Committee on the Judiciary – Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices (here)
10:00am – House Committee on Oversight and Reform – H.R. 51: Making D.C. the 51st State (here)
10:00am – Senate Committee on the Judiciary – Executive Business Meeting (here)
2:00pm – House Committee on Homeland SecuritySubcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security – The Northern Northern Border: Homeland Security Priorities in the Arctic, Part I (here)

Friday, September 20
9:00am – House Committee on the Judiciary – Member Day Hearing (here)
9:00am – House Committee on Oversight and ReformNational Security Subcommittee; Civil Rights Civil Liberties Subcommittee – Confronting Violent White Supremacy (Part III): Addressing the Transnational Terrorist Threat (here)