Live daily at 7 a.m. ET, “Washington Journal” is a forum for leading journalists and public policy makers to discuss key events and legislation. Guests discuss the 2016 presidential field and Congress’s 2016 budget resolution.
President Obama delivers remarks on the launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance during an event at Lehman College in the Bronx borough of New York City. He talks specifically about racial disparities in law enforcement tactics.
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins is among the witnesses at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the future of precision medicine, which uses a patient’s genetic information to tailor health care.
Hillary Clinton speaks about immigration during a roundtable with young residents of Nevada affected by current U.S. immigration policies. This is Clinton’s first visit to the state as a 2016 presidential candidate.
Colonel John Petkosek, commander of the U.S. Army Assymetric Warfare Group at Fort A. P. Hill in Virginia, talks about the 300-acre facility, which opened in 2014, and the types of training troops receive and how it might be applied overseas.
In her first congressional appearance since her Senate confirmation, Attorney General Loretta Lynch testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Justice Department’s budget request for fiscal year 2016.
Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Tim Scott (R-SC), Governors Scott Walker (R-WI) and Bobby Jindal (R-LA), former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, and Dr. Ben Carson are among the speakers at the South Carolina Freedom Summit in Greenville.
Descendants of First Ladies Lou Hoover, Bess Truman and Betty Ford-including a great-granddaughter, a grandson and a daughter-recall life as members of a presidential family and the impact on their own lives. The event took place at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan.