C-SPAN Schedule

< Thursday, May 17 >

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12:00 AM EDT Approx. 7 hr. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 6 hr. 22 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 12:00 AM EDT Approx. 5 hr. 37 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
7:00 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 59 min. LIVE Washington Journal 05/17/2018 6:22 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 47 min. Center for American Progress Ideas Conference - Part 1 The Center for American Progress held its 2018 Ideas Conference. This portion included panel ... The Center for American Progress held its 2018 Ideas Conference. This portion included panel discussions on the state of the economy and the rule of law during the Trump administration. Among the speakers were Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D), New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, former Trump administration Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Obama administration HUD Secretary Julian Castro. 5:37 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 55 min. Religious Politics & the Republican Party Religious leaders, academics and journalists took part in a discussion about religious politics ... Religious leaders, academics and journalists took part in a discussion about religious politics and the Republican Party at an event hosted by Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
9:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 16 min. LIVE U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives The House continues work on the Farm Bill which includes farm assistance and nutrition programs ... The House continues work on the Farm Bill which includes farm assistance and nutrition programs including new food stamp program requirements. 8:09 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 20 min. LIVE BakerHostetler Legislative Seminar DC lobbying firm BakerHostetler hosts outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Indiana Sen. Joe ... DC lobbying firm BakerHostetler hosts outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly (D), Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt (R) and several other members of congress for their 29th annual legislative seminar in Washington, DC. 7:32 AM EDT Approx. 29 min. Yelp Conference on Antitrust Law & Technology - DC Attorney General The Yelp DC headquarters hosted a day-long conference analyzing the 2001 U.S. v. Microsoft ... The Yelp DC headquarters hosted a day-long conference analyzing the 2001 U.S. v. Microsoft antitrust law case and antitrust enforcement of today's big technology companies. This portion of the event included a sit-down conversation between DC Attorney General Karl Racine (D) and former Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel (D).
11:15 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. LIVE TSA Precheck Program Aviation and travel assoication officials testify on the TSA's Pre-Check program and airport wait ... Aviation and travel assoication officials testify on the TSA's Pre-Check program and airport wait times before a House Homeland Security subcommittee. 9:29 AM EDT Approx. 7 hr. 43 min. LIVE U.S. Senate U.S. Senate Senate will debate a motion to proceed to a budget proposal put forth by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). ... Senate will debate a motion to proceed to a budget proposal put forth by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). Further debate and a final vote is also possible on the nomination of Gina Haspel to be CIA Director. 8:01 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 58 min. Sec. Alex Azar on 2019 HHS Budget Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testified on his agency's fiscal year 2019 budget ... Health & Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testified on his agency's fiscal year 2019 budget request before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education & Related Agencies. He also talked about efforts to address the opioid epidemic and the high cost of prescription drugs. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) chairs the subcommittee while Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) serves as the ranking member.
12:00 PM EDT Approx. 7 hr. 18 min. LIVE U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives The House continues work on the Farm Bill which includes farm assistance and nutrition programs ... The House continues work on the Farm Bill which includes farm assistance and nutrition programs including new food stamp program requirements. 5:12 PM EDT Approx. 23 min. Rex Tillerson's Virginia Military Institute Commencement Address Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered the commencement address to Virginia Military ... Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered the commencement address to Virginia Military Institute's 2018 graduating class. His speech centered around the importance of ethical leadership and integrity. 9:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. LIVE National Institutes of Health 2019 Budget Directors from the National Institutes of Health testify before a Senate Appropriations ... Directors from the National Institutes of Health testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the president's 2019 budget request for the research centers.
7:18 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. White House Briefing The White House announced the president would donate his quarterly salary to the Veterans Affairs ... The White House announced the president would donate his quarterly salary to the Veterans Affairs Department. The news came during Press Secretary Sarah Sanders' briefing with the press corps. Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie delivered brief remarks thanking the president for the money and his generosity. Ms. Sanders then took questions from reporters on a variety of topics including the upcoming summit with North Korea, the Mueller investigation and immigration. 5:35 PM EDT Approx. 47 min. U.S. Capitol Visitor Center The House Administration Committee held a hearing to examine the operations of the U.S. Capitol ... The House Administration Committee held a hearing to examine the operations of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center as its nears its tenth anniversary. Members heard Beth Plemmons, CEO of visitor services, about its educational mission, some of its features and rotating exhibits, its online ticket reservation system for tours and some of the planned redesigns. 11:49 AM EDT Approx. 43 min. Washington Journal Michael McFaul Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul discussed his new book "From Cold War to Hot ... Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul discussed his new book "From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia"
7:35 PM EDT Approx. 11 min. House Speaker Paul Ryan News Conference During his weekly news conference, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) took several questions on an ... During his weekly news conference, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) took several questions on an effort by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to force a vote on a proposal that would protect participants of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The speaker called the effort "futile" because it could not become law. He added negotiations are on-going and they hope to agree on legislation that could get the required 218 votes to pass the chamber and the president's signature. 6:22 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 38 min. National Institutes of Health 2019 Budget Directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) testified before the Senate Appropriations ... Directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services and Related Agencies on the president's 2019 budget request for the research centers. NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins touted each of the research centers studies and how results from them could help thousands of patients with various illnesses and diseases in the future. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) chaired the hearing while Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) served as the ranking member. 12:32 PM EDT Approx. 27 min. Washington Journal William Mauldin Wall Street Journal's William Mauldin discussed Trump Administration's trade policy, including an ... Wall Street Journal's William Mauldin discussed Trump Administration's trade policy, including an update on NAFTA negotiations.
7:46 PM EDT Approx. 19 min. House Minority Leader Pelosi News Conference House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) took questions on the legislative agenda during her ... House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) took questions on the legislative agenda during her weekly news conference. Topics included an effort by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to force a vote on a proposal that would protect participants of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as well as the farm bill and budget negotiations. 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 10 min. U.S. Senate Sen. Warren Opposes Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren spoke about her opposition to the nomination of Gina ... Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren spoke about her opposition to the nomination of Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. 12:59 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 6 min. LIVE Small Business Administrator McMahon at Nat'l Press Club Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon discusses the state of small businesses in America at ... Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon discusses the state of small businesses in America at the National Press Club.
8:05 PM EDT Approx. 29 min. U.S. House of Representatives Sugar Amendment to Farm Bill One of the Amendments the House is considering to the Farm Bill would change the U.S. sugar ... One of the Amendments the House is considering to the Farm Bill would change the U.S. sugar program. The measure offered by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-VA) aims to modernize the program by removing barriers to domestic production and implementing market reforms. Leading the opposition to the amendment is fellow Republican and Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway (R-TX). He says the sugar program works and should be maintained. 8:10 PM EDT Approx. 36 min. U.S. Senate Senator Wyden on Haspel Nomination Senator Ron Wyden spoke on the Senate floor about his disapproval of the nomination of Gina Haspel ... Senator Ron Wyden spoke on the Senate floor about his disapproval of the nomination of Gina Haspel to become the next CIA director. 2:05 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 43 min. Future of the Workforce and STEM Education A conference of business and government leaders gathered to discuss the best practices for ... A conference of business and government leaders gathered to discuss the best practices for developing a workforce skilled in science, technology and engineering disciplines which can meet the qualifications of future jobs. Among the speakers were ZipRecruiter.com co-founder and CEO Ian Siegel, Governors Mary Fallin of Oklahoma (R) and John Hickenlooper of Colorado (D) and a senior policy adviser with the White House Office of Science and Technology. The event was hosted by U.S. News and World Report.
8:34 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. Social Security Numbers The House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers ... The House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers of identity theft or losing one's Social Security number. Notable witnesses included Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill, McAfee Chief Technology Officer Steve Grobman, Electronic Privacy Information Center Counsel Samuel Lester. Speakers provided recommendations regarding data privacy laws, identity authentication, Social Security number modernization and identity theft protection. 8:46 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. U.S. Senate Senator Cotton in Support of Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Senator Cotton on the Senate floor said he will vote for Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. ... Senator Cotton on the Senate floor said he will vote for Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. He spoke about her credentials and his support for her. 3:48 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. Global Privacy Summit The International Association of Privacy Professionals held a discussion with Justice Department ... The International Association of Privacy Professionals held a discussion with Justice Department officials on privacy, the law & government surveillance at its 2018 global privacy summit in Washington, DC. The officials specifically touched on the newly approved CLOUD Act or the "Clarifying Lawful Overseas use of Data Act" and how it could benefit them and law enforcement during criminal investigations.
10:04 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. National Institutes of Health 2019 Budget Directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) testified before the Senate Appropriations ... Directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services and Related Agencies on the president's 2019 budget request for the research centers. NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins touted each of the research centers studies and how results from them could help thousands of patients with various illnesses and diseases in the future. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) chaired the hearing while Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) served as the ranking member. 8:55 PM EDT Approx. 5 min. U.S. Senate Senator Cornyn in Support of Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Majority Whip John Cornyn gave his support in the nomination of Gina Haspel to become the next CIA ... Majority Whip John Cornyn gave his support in the nomination of Gina Haspel to become the next CIA director. 4:51 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 9 min. Counterfeit Medicines & Illegal Drug Trade Steve Murphy and Javier Peña, the former DEA agents who inspired the Netflix series "Narcos," ... Steve Murphy and Javier Peña, the former DEA agents who inspired the Netflix series "Narcos," discussed investigating Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and how their experience relates to the issues of counterfeit medicines and illegally-imported fentanyl. Marty Allain from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy also spoke about the illicit sale of drugs online and how to counter them. The briefing was sponsored by the Partnership for Safe Medicines and included an introduction from House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Greg Walden (R-OR).
11:43 PM EDT Approx. 17 min. President's Oval Office Meeting With NATO Secretary General President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office to discuss the ... President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office to discuss the upcoming NATO summit in July and review U.S. priorities for the alliance. The president was asked by reporters about the status of the planned upcoming summit with North Korea, to which he replied that he hoped preparations continued in order for the summit to proceed. 9:00 PM EDT Approx. 9 min. U.S. Senate Senator Leahy Against Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Senator Patrick Leahy spoke on the Senate floor saying he is against the nomination of Gina Haspel ... Senator Patrick Leahy spoke on the Senate floor saying he is against the nomination of Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. 6:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 1 min. Dahda v. U.S. Oral Argument The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 that the wiretap orders issued by a Kansas federal judge were legal ... The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 that the wiretap orders issued by a Kansas federal judge were legal even though one of the taps occurred outside of the judge's geographical jurisdiction. The case in focus is Dahda v. United States. The justices heard oral argument from both sides back on February 21, 2018. Twin brothers, Los and Roosevelt Dahda, were convicted of leading an interstate drug conspiracy in Kansas. In gathering evidence before trial, the DEA was granted a judge's permission to tap the cell phones of the drug ring. But the judge who granted the request stated that even if the targeted phones left Kansas, the DEA could still continue to intercept communications. Lawyers for the brothers appealed the conviction arguing that the judge's order violated the Wiretap Act that only allows for the authorization of wiretaps by judges within their districts. The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the conviction allowing evidence from the cellphones to be used against the brothers. Alth
12:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 25 min. Rep. Adam Schiff, Sen. Roy Blunt & Speaker Paul Ryan at BakerHostetler Legislative Seminar House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), Missouri Senator Roy Blunt (R) & ... House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA), Missouri Senator Roy Blunt (R) & House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) sat down with former New Jersey congressman Mike Ferguson to talk about the legislative agenda. This was part of an annual legislative seminar hosted by Washington, DC law firm BakerHostetler. 9:09 PM EDT Approx. 54 min. Nat'l Counterintelligence & Security Director Confirmation Hearing William Evanina, the nominee to head the National Counterintelligence & Security Center (NCSC), ... William Evanina, the nominee to head the National Counterintelligence & Security Center (NCSC), testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He addressed Chinese telecommunications company ZTE saying, "the intelligence community and federal law enforcement is on the record with this committee and the American people with respect to the threat posed by China telecom." Other topics addressed included the security clearance process, Russian cyber hacking and intelligence community recruitment and retention. Mr. Evanina has served as the NCSC director since June 2014. Congress elevated the position to require Senate confirmation in 2015. 7:01 PM EDT Approx. 59 min. Intelligence & National Security Former White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco, former CIA Director ... Former White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco, former CIA Director John Brennan and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sat down for a conversation hosted by the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. The conversation was moderated by the host of MSNBC's "Deadline: White House," Nicolle Wallace.
1:25 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 54 min. Reps. Eshoo, Clyburn, Emmer, Hoyer, Sen. Flake and Rep. Duffy at BakerHostetler Legislative Seminar Representatives Anna Eshoo (D-CA), James Clyburn (D-SC), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Steny Hoyer (D-MD), ... Representatives Anna Eshoo (D-CA), James Clyburn (D-SC), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) sat down with former members of Congress Mike Ferguson (R-NJ) and Heath Shuler (D-NC) to talk about the legislative agenda and the forthcoming November 2018 midterm elections. This was part of an annual legislative seminar hosted by Washington, DC law firm BakerHostetler. 10:03 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 44 min. TSA Precheck Program - Part 1 Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Government Accountability ... Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified before a House subcommittee on the TSA's PreCheck program and airport wait times. Members questioned the witnesses on balancing security concerns against efficiency, including the use of canines to move non-enrolled travelers of the program into Precheck airport lines. The hearing was led by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) who chairs the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security. 8:00 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. FCC & FTC 2019 Budget Requests The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ... The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appeared before a Senate panel to discuss their agencies' respective 2019 budget requests. Some of the issues covered included efforts to combat robo calls, open Internet rules, expanding broadband access to rural communities and so-called "pay-for-delay" agreements that postpone the introduction of generic drugs into the marketplace. This Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing was led by its chair, James Lankford (R-OK).
4:19 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 39 min. National Institutes of Health 2019 Budget Directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) testified before the Senate Appropriations ... Directors from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services and Related Agencies on the president's 2019 budget request for the research centers. NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins touted each of the research centers studies and how results from them could help thousands of patients with various illnesses and diseases in the future. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) chaired the hearing while Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) served as the ranking member. 11:47 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Social Security Numbers The House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers ... The House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers of identity theft or losing one's Social Security number. Notable witnesses included Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill, McAfee Chief Technology Officer Steve Grobman, Electronic Privacy Information Center Counsel Samuel Lester. Speakers provided recommendations regarding data privacy laws, identity authentication, Social Security number modernization and identity theft protection. 9:34 PM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Railroad Safety Ronald Batory, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, participated in a Senate ... Ronald Batory, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, participated in a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on rail safety across the country. He and his fellow witnesses discussed measures to improve commuter, regional and freight rail line safety, particularly the progress made in the deployment of positive train control (PTC), an automated system designed to stop trains if certain dangers, such as excessive speed or potential collision, are detected.
5:58 AM EDT Approx. 13 min. President's Oval Office Meeting With NATO Secretary General President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office to discuss the ... President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office to discuss the upcoming NATO summit in July and review U.S. priorities for the alliance. The president was asked by reporters about the status of the planned upcoming summit with North Korea, to which he replied that he hoped preparations continued in order for the summit to proceed. 1:19 AM EDT Approx. 10 min. U.S. Senate Sen. Warren Opposes Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren spoke about her opposition to the nomination of Gina ... Massachusetts Democrat Elizabeth Warren spoke about her opposition to the nomination of Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. 11:06 PM EDT Approx. 45 min. U.S. Capitol Visitor Center The House Administration Committee held a hearing to examine the operations of the U.S. Capitol ... The House Administration Committee held a hearing to examine the operations of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center as its nears its tenth anniversary. Members heard Beth Plemmons, CEO of visitor services, about its educational mission, some of its features and rotating exhibits, its online ticket reservation system for tours and some of the planned redesigns.
6:11 AM EDT Approx. 18 min. President's Cabinet Room Meeting With NATO Secretary General President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Cabinet Room of the White ... President Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Cabinet Room of the White House to discuss the upcoming NATO summit in July and review U.S. priorities for the alliance. He said the past year had seen an improvement in NATO members meeting their financial obligations to the coalition, but that other members, including Germany, still needed to pay more. He also remarked briefly on U.S. immigration policy and the ongoing situation in Syria. 1:29 AM EDT Approx. 17 min. U.S. Senate Senators Warner and Burr Support Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Democratic Senator Mark Warner and Republican Senator Richard Burr spoke on the Senate floor about ... Democratic Senator Mark Warner and Republican Senator Richard Burr spoke on the Senate floor about their support for Gina Haspel to be the next CIA director. 11:51 PM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 9 min. EPA Administrator on 2019 Budget Request EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to testify on ... EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to testify on his agency's budget request for fiscal year 2019. While most Republican members of the panel limited their questions to the budget or parochial environmental issues from their states, Democrats -- particularly Senator Tom Udall (D-NM), the subcommittee's ranking member -- focused their questions on accusations regarding Mr. Pruitt's use of first-class travel while serving as administrator and a housing arrangement between him and a lobbyist with business before the EPA.
6:29 AM EDT Approx. 30 min. U.S. House of Representatives Sugar Amendment to Farm Bill One of the Amendments the House is considering to the Farm Bill would change the U.S. sugar ... One of the Amendments the House is considering to the Farm Bill would change the U.S. sugar program. The measure offered by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-VA) aims to modernize the program by removing barriers to domestic production and implementing market reforms. Leading the opposition to the amendment is fellow Republican and Agriculture Committee Chair Mike Conaway (R-TX). He says the sugar program works and should be maintained. 1:46 AM EDT Approx. 35 min. U.S. Senate Senator Wyden on Haspel Nomination Senator Ron Wyden spoke on the Senate floor about his disapproval of the nomination of Gina Haspel ... Senator Ron Wyden spoke on the Senate floor about his disapproval of the nomination of Gina Haspel to become the next CIA director. 2:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 34 min. FCC & FTC 2019 Budget Requests The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ... The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appeared before a Senate panel to discuss their agencies' respective 2019 budget requests. Some of the issues covered included efforts to combat robo calls, open Internet rules, expanding broadband access to rural communities and so-called "pay-for-delay" agreements that postpone the introduction of generic drugs into the marketplace. This Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing was led by its chair, James Lankford (R-OK).
6:59 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 3 min. LIVE Washington Journal 05/18/2018 2:21 AM EDT Approx. 9 min. U.S. Senate Senator Cotton in Support of Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Senator Cotton on the Senate floor said he will vote for Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. ... Senator Cotton on the Senate floor said he will vote for Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. He spoke about her credentials and his support for her. 3:34 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. Railroad Safety Ronald Batory, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, participated in a Senate ... Ronald Batory, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, participated in a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on rail safety across the country. He and his fellow witnesses discussed measures to improve commuter, regional and freight rail line safety, particularly the progress made in the deployment of positive train control (PTC), an automated system designed to stop trains if certain dangers, such as excessive speed or potential collision, are detected.
8:02 AM EDT Approx. 15 hr. 58 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. 2:30 AM EDT Approx. 5 min. U.S. Senate Senator Cornyn in Support of Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Majority Whip John Cornyn gave his support in the nomination of Gina Haspel to become the next CIA ... Majority Whip John Cornyn gave his support in the nomination of Gina Haspel to become the next CIA director. 5:06 AM EDT Approx. 45 min. U.S. Capitol Visitor Center The House Administration Committee held a hearing to examine the operations of the U.S. Capitol ... The House Administration Committee held a hearing to examine the operations of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center as its nears its tenth anniversary. Members heard Beth Plemmons, CEO of visitor services, about its educational mission, some of its features and rotating exhibits, its online ticket reservation system for tours and some of the planned redesigns.
2:35 AM EDT Approx. 9 min. U.S. Senate Senator Leahy Against Gina Haspel CIA Director Nomination Senator Patrick Leahy spoke on the Senate floor saying he is against the nomination of Gina Haspel ... Senator Patrick Leahy spoke on the Senate floor saying he is against the nomination of Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director. 5:51 AM EDT Approx. 2 hr. 8 min. EPA Administrator on 2019 Budget Request EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to testify on ... EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to testify on his agency's budget request for fiscal year 2019. While most Republican members of the panel limited their questions to the budget or parochial environmental issues from their states, Democrats -- particularly Senator Tom Udall (D-NM), the subcommittee's ranking member -- focused their questions on accusations regarding Mr. Pruitt's use of first-class travel while serving as administrator and a housing arrangement between him and a lobbyist with business before the EPA.
2:44 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 45 min. TSA Precheck Program - Part 1 Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Government Accountability ... Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified before a House subcommittee on the TSA's PreCheck program and airport wait times. Members questioned the witnesses on balancing security concerns against efficiency, including the use of canines to move non-enrolled travelers of the program into Precheck airport lines. The hearing was led by Rep. John Katko (R-NY) who chairs the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security. 7:59 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 1 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
4:29 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 31 min. Social Security Numbers The House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers ... The House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Social Security convened a hearing to examine the dangers of identity theft or losing one's Social Security number. Notable witnesses included Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill, McAfee Chief Technology Officer Steve Grobman, Electronic Privacy Information Center Counsel Samuel Lester. Speakers provided recommendations regarding data privacy laws, identity authentication, Social Security number modernization and identity theft protection.
6:00 AM EDT Approx. 1 hr. 32 min. FCC & FTC 2019 Budget Requests The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ... The chairs of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appeared before a Senate panel to discuss their agencies' respective 2019 budget requests. Some of the issues covered included efforts to combat robo calls, open Internet rules, expanding broadband access to rural communities and so-called "pay-for-delay" agreements that postpone the introduction of generic drugs into the marketplace. This Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing was led by its chair, James Lankford (R-OK).
7:32 AM EDT Approx. 16 hr. 28 min. Public Affairs Events Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews. Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.