C-SPAN Schedule

< Wednesday, January 11 >

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7:00 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. LIVE Washington Journal: News Headlines and Viewer Calls Pedro Echevarria Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s farewell address and ... Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s farewell address and Senator Jeff Sessions' (R-AL) testimony on his nomination to be attorney general in the Trump administration. 6:59 AM EST Approx. 40 min. LIVE British Prime Minister's Questions British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including ... British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. She defended the government’s handling of the U.K.'s health care service, the National Health Service (NHS), and responded to criticism about long waiting times, lack of general doctors, and cuts to social care benefits that disproportionately affect the elderly population. The prime minister also answered questions on mental health services for young people, job opportunities in rural areas, and demands for a formal report for how the U.K. will exit the European Union. 6:05 AM EST Approx. 56 min. Public Investment Project Selection Four economic researchers talked about the best ways to spend public investment dollars on ... Four economic researchers talked about the best ways to spend public investment dollars on transportation, water, and education infrastructure projects. They discussed which projects should get funding and why, as well as different ways to fund new construction and ongoing maintenance of existing facilities and systems.

This panel was the second in a Brookings Institution series of discussions on public investments that could be made during the early years of the Donald Trump administration.
10:00 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 29 min. LIVE U.S. House Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic. The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic. 7:40 AM EST Approx. 7 min. Interview with Representative Ro Khanna Greta Wodele Brawner; Rohit "Ro" Khanna Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), the deputy assistant commerce secretary under President Barack ... Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), the deputy assistant commerce secretary under President Barack Obama, spoke to C-SPAN for a House freshman profile interview. He talked about how his grandfather piqued his interest in politics and what he hoped to accomplish for his constituents in the 17th Congressional District, largely comprised of Silicon Valley residents. 7:03 AM EST Approx. 2 min. Using the C-SPAN Video Library Robert Browning A demonstration of how to make use of the C-SPAN Video Library and different ways to search for ... A demonstration of how to make use of the C-SPAN Video Library and different ways to search for content.
11:29 AM EST Approx. 29 min. LIVE President-elect Donald Trump Says of Election-Year Hacking: "I Think It Was Russia" President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November ... President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November election. He covered a wide range of issues, including Russian hacking, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, building a wall on the Mexican border and the release of an unsubstantiated dossier reported on by CNN and Buzzfeed. He told reporters he thinks Russia was involved in the hacking but added the U.S. has also been hacked by other countries. Mr. Trump announced that the current Department Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health David Shulkin as his pick to lead the department. He also stated he would turn over the management of his business operations to his sons and an associate but would not divest ownership. Following this statement, he relinquished the microphone for 14 minutes to Sheri Dillon, a lawyer for Mr. Trump, who outlined the steps the president-elect was taking to address business conflicts of interest. 7:49 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. Senior Intelligence Officials Testify on Russia Hacking Activities Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and the heads of the FBI, CIA, and the National ... Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and the heads of the FBI, CIA, and the National Security Agency testified at a hearing on their collective investigation and findings on Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The witnesses reiterated many of the points made in their unclassified report on Russia’s influence, including their conclusion that Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved. In his first congressional appearance since the election, FBI Director James Comey faced sharp questioning on whether his agency was investigating potential connections between either of the presidential campaigns and Russian officials, and he said he could not comment on whether such an investigation was ongoing. 7:06 AM EST Approx. 34 min. Public Investment Policies Poverty studies and federal budget experts talked about the implementation of public investment ... Poverty studies and federal budget experts talked about the implementation of public investment policies. In addition, Ted McCann, staff assistant to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), discussed the use of evidence-based policy on Capitol Hill.

This panel was the fifth in a Brookings Institution series of discussions on public investments that could be made during the early years of the Donald Trump administration.
11:59 AM EST Approx. 8 hr. 20 min. LIVE U.S. House Legislative Business The House began consideration of two bills dealing with regulations from the Securities and ... The House began consideration of two bills dealing with regulations from the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Members also approved legislation to overhaul the federal rule making process and require regulatory agencies to adopt the least-costly regulation under consideration . 9:34 AM EST Approx. 2 hr. 24 min. LIVE Cory Booker and John Lewis Testify Against Jeff Sessions AG Nomination Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker ... Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) were among the witnesses on day two of a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Session’s (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. 7:42 AM EST Approx. 40 min. U.S. Energy Policy, Jack Gerard Press Conference Jack N. Gerard Jack Gerard held a press conference with reporters after his annual address, "2017 State of ... Jack Gerard held a press conference with reporters after his annual address, "2017 State of American Energy". Topics addressed included Trump administration energy policies, reducing carbon emissions, and the impact of free trade on the energy sector.
8:12 PM EST Approx. 3 min. Cory Booker and John Lewis Testify Against Jeff Sessions AG Nomination Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker ... Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) were among the witnesses on day two of a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Session’s (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. 11:59 AM EST Approx. 13 hr. 38 min. U.S.Senate Moves Toward Repeal of Affordable Care Act with 51-48 Budget Resolution Vote The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions ... The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed 51-48. All Democrats voted against the measure, and one Republican, Senator Rand Paul (KY), voted with the Democrats. Democrats voted from their seats and attempted to make statements explaining their votes. The presiding officer advised each senator that statements were not allowed during votes. 8:24 AM EST Approx. 40 min. Secretary of State John Kerry Criticizes Use of Twitter in Politics John F. Kerry; Judy Woodruff Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the foreign policy challenges facing the incoming Donald ... Secretary of State John Kerry outlined the foreign policy challenges facing the incoming Donald Trump administration. Secretary Kerry defended the Obama administration on those challenges, saying President Obama and the U.S. had led on many fronts. He also predicted that Obama administration efforts on climate change would endure during the next administration.
8:21 PM EST Approx. 10 min. Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the first portion of the hearing, and due to audio difficulties, coverage began moments after the gavel.
4:42 AM EST Approx. 46 min. Cory Booker and John Lewis Testify Against Jeff Sessions AG Nomination Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker ... Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) were among the witnesses on day two of a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Session’s (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. 9:04 AM EST Approx. 2 hr. 41 min. LIVE Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the first portion of the hearing, and due to audio difficulties, coverage began moments after the gavel.
8:35 PM EST Approx. 2 min. Using the C-SPAN Video Library Robert Browning A demonstration of how to make use of the C-SPAN Video Library and different ways to search for ... A demonstration of how to make use of the C-SPAN Video Library and different ways to search for content. 5:29 AM EST Approx. 2 min. Using the C-SPAN Video Library Robert Browning A demonstration of how to make use of the C-SPAN Video Library and different ways to search for ... A demonstration of how to make use of the C-SPAN Video Library and different ways to search for content. 11:46 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. LIVE Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 2 Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the second portion of the hearing.
8:39 PM EST Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. President-elect Donald Trump Says of Election-Year Hacking: "I Think It Was Russia" President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November ... President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November election. He covered a wide range of issues, including Russian hacking, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, building a wall on the Mexican border and the release of an unsubstantiated dossier reported on by CNN and Buzzfeed. He told reporters he thinks Russia was involved in the hacking but added the U.S. has also been hacked by other countries. Mr. Trump announced that the current Department Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health David Shulkin as his pick to lead the department. He also stated he would turn over the management of his business operations to his sons and an associate but would not divest ownership. Following this statement, he relinquished the microphone for 14 minutes to Sheri Dillon, a lawyer for Mr. Trump, who outlined the steps the president-elect was taking to address business conflicts of interest. 5:32 AM EST Approx. 41 min. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Announces Settlement with Volkswagen Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and other officials announced a settlement in the Justice Department’s criminal and civil case against Volkswagen, as well as the indictment of several of the automaker’s executives. 1:35 PM EST Approx. 2 min. Senator Bob Corker Speaks to Reporters About Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing Bob Corker Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker (R-TN) spoke to reporters as his committee ... Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker (R-TN) spoke to reporters as his committee considered former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration.
9:47 PM EST Approx. 2 hr. 38 min. Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the first portion of the hearing, and due to audio difficulties, coverage began moments after the gavel.
6:17 AM EST Approx. 34 min. Vice President Biden on Nuclear Security Policy Joseph "Joe" R. Biden Jr. Vice President Biden spoke about the Obama administration’s policy concerning nuclear ... Vice President Biden spoke about the Obama administration’s policy concerning nuclear weapons and the security challenges facing the incoming Donald Trump administration. 1:40 PM EST Approx. 38 min. Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the first portion of the hearing, and due to audio difficulties, coverage began moments after the gavel.
12:28 AM EST Approx. 1 hr. 36 min. Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 2 Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the second portion of the hearing.
6:53 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. 2 min. Cory Booker and John Lewis Testify Against Jeff Sessions AG Nomination Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker ... Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) were among the witnesses on day two of a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Senator Jeff Session’s (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. 2:18 PM EST Approx. 3 hr. 56 min. LIVE Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 3 Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad. This was the third and final portion of the hearing.
2:04 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. 56 min. Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 3 Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad. This was the third and final portion of the hearing. 6:16 PM EST Approx. 48 min. Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations ... Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He answered questions from committee members on a wide range of issues concerning foreign affairs, diplomacy, international human rights, regional conflicts around the globe, and U.S. security interests at home and abroad.

This was the first portion of the hearing, and due to audio difficulties, coverage began moments after the gavel.
6:01 AM EST Approx. 57 min. President-elect Donald Trump Says of Election-Year Hacking: "I Think It Was Russia" President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November ... President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November election. He covered a wide range of issues, including Russian hacking, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, building a wall on the Mexican border and the release of an unsubstantiated dossier reported on by CNN and Buzzfeed. He told reporters he thinks Russia was involved in the hacking but added the U.S. has also been hacked by other countries. Mr. Trump announced that the current Department Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health David Shulkin as his pick to lead the department. He also stated he would turn over the management of his business operations to his sons and an associate but would not divest ownership. Following this statement, he relinquished the microphone for 14 minutes to Sheri Dillon, a lawyer for Mr. Trump, who outlined the steps the president-elect was taking to address business conflicts of interest. 7:08 PM EST Approx. 2 min. President-elect Donald Trump Says of Election-Year Hacking: "I Think It Was Russia" President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November ... President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November election. He covered a wide range of issues, including Russian hacking, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, building a wall on the Mexican border and the release of an unsubstantiated dossier reported on by CNN and Buzzfeed. He told reporters he thinks Russia was involved in the hacking but added the U.S. has also been hacked by other countries. Mr. Trump announced that the current Department Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health David Shulkin as his pick to lead the department. He also stated he would turn over the management of his business operations to his sons and an associate but would not divest ownership. Following this statement, he relinquished the microphone for 14 minutes to Sheri Dillon, a lawyer for Mr. Trump, who outlined the steps the president-elect was taking to address business conflicts of interest.
7:11 PM EST Approx. 41 min. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Announces Settlement with Volkswagen Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and other officials announced a settlement in the Justice Department’s criminal and civil case against Volkswagen, as well as the indictment of several of the automaker’s executives.
7:53 PM EST Approx. 2 min. President-elect Donald Trump Says of Election-Year Hacking: "I Think It Was Russia" President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November ... President-elect Donald Trump held his first news conference since July 2016 and the November election. He covered a wide range of issues, including Russian hacking, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, building a wall on the Mexican border and the release of an unsubstantiated dossier reported on by CNN and Buzzfeed. He told reporters he thinks Russia was involved in the hacking but added the U.S. has also been hacked by other countries. Mr. Trump announced that the current Department Veterans Affairs Undersecretary of Health David Shulkin as his pick to lead the department. He also stated he would turn over the management of his business operations to his sons and an associate but would not divest ownership. Following this statement, he relinquished the microphone for 14 minutes to Sheri Dillon, a lawyer for Mr. Trump, who outlined the steps the president-elect was taking to address business conflicts of interest.
7:58 PM EST Approx. 3 hr. 5 min. Transportation Secretary Nominee Elaine Chao Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her ... Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her nomination to be secretary of transportation in the Donald Trump administration. The nominee pledged to work with Congress on several issues including infrastructure investments, highway funding, air and rail safety, and air traffic control privatization concerns. Ms. Chao’s husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as well as Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), spoke on her behalf at the hearing.
11:03 PM EST Approx. 3 min. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Announces Settlement with Volkswagen Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and other officials announced a settlement in the Justice Department’s criminal and civil case against Volkswagen, as well as the indictment of several of the automaker’s executives.
11:09 PM EST Approx. 2 hr. 26 min. Homeland Security Nominee General John Kelly Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the nominee to be secretary of the Department of Homeland ... Retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the nominee to be secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in the incoming Trump administration, responded to questions regarding border security and immigration policy, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. He was introduced by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. General Kelly said that he did not think Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be a high priority for deportation and building a physical wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would not be sufficient and a layered defense strategy was needed for border security.

After the hearing the committee’s chair and ranking member, Senators Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) spoke to the press. They said they anticipated that he would be confirmed by the Senate.
1:39 AM EST Approx. 3 hr. 4 min. Transportation Secretary Nominee Elaine Chao Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her ... Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her nomination to be secretary of transportation in the Donald Trump administration. The nominee pledged to work with Congress on several issues including infrastructure investments, highway funding, air and rail safety, and air traffic control privatization concerns. Ms. Chao’s husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), as well as Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), spoke on her behalf at the hearing.
4:44 AM EST Approx. 3 min. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Announces Settlement with Volkswagen Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and ... Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, and other officials announced a settlement in the Justice Department’s criminal and civil case against Volkswagen, as well as the indictment of several of the automaker’s executives.
4:50 AM EST Approx. 2 hr. 26 min. Homeland Security Nominee General John Kelly Testifies at Confirmation Hearing Retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the nominee to be secretary of the Department of Homeland ... Retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the nominee to be secretary of the Department of Homeland Security in the incoming Trump administration, responded to questions regarding border security and immigration policy, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. He was introduced by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates. General Kelly said that he did not think Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) would be a high priority for deportation and building a physical wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would not be sufficient and a layered defense strategy was needed for border security.

After the hearing the committee’s chair and ranking member, Senators Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) spoke to the press. They said they anticipated that he would be confirmed by the Senate.