Newsmakers Schedule

Week of December 6 through December 13

All times and durations are subject to change

Friday, December 7
10:29 AM EST on C-SPAN.orgApprox. 25 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 10:03 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage.
Saturday, December 8
8:02 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 32 min. LIVE Roger Johnson on 2018 Farm Bill and Agriculture PolicyJesse J. Holland; Roger JohnsonNational Farmers Union President Roger Johnson discussed legislation impacting agriculture ... National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson discussed legislation impacting agriculture including the Farm Bill, trade and tariffs, and climate change. 8:36 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 21 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Jesse J. HollandTelephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments to the latest news in ... Telephone lines and social media were open to take viewer calls and comments to the latest news in politics and public policy. 9:00 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. LIVE Zeke Faux on Small Businesses and Cash Advance IndustryZeke Faux; Jesse J. HollandBloomberg Businessweek reporter Zeke Faux discussed his recent article about how a loophole ... Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Zeke Faux discussed his recent article about how a loophole in the cash advance industry is impacting small business owners who are increasingly having their assets seized.

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9:32 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 28 min. LIVE Tony Payan on the Future of U.S.-Mexico RelationsJesse J. Holland; Tony PayanThe Baker Institute’s Mexico Center Director Tony Payan discussed the future of U.S.-Mexico ... The Baker Institute’s Mexico Center Director Tony Payan discussed the future of U.S.-Mexico relations under its new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. 10:02 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting, 2018 Midterm ElectionsDonna Brazile; Gerald "Jerry" F. Seib; Kristen Soltis; Gregory R. ValliereWall Street Journal Washington bureau chief Gerald Seib moderated a panel discussion on the ... Wall Street Journal Washington bureau chief Gerald Seib moderated a panel discussion on the 2018 midterm elections at the newspaper’s CEO Council meeting. Speakers included former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile and a Republican pollster. 10:33 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 39 min. Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell; Matt MurrayWall Street Journal Editor in Chief Matt Murray interviewed Senate Majority Leader Mitch ... Wall Street Journal Editor in Chief Matt Murray interviewed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at the newspaper’s CEO Council me. Among the issues Senator McConnell discussed were judicial nominations and the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections.
11:13 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting, Jeb BushJeb Bush; Gerald "Jerry" F. SeibFormer Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) spoke about leadership and his father’s legacy at the ... Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) spoke about leadership and his father’s legacy at the Wall Street Journal's annual CEO Council conference. He on the life of his father, former President George H.W. Bush, who died the previous week. He also called for more civility, bipartisanship, and for Americans to stop “self-sorting.” 11:43 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 31 min. Health Care Choice and Competition, Cost Reduction PanelBrian Blase; Jeff Goldsmith; Mark A. Hall; Scott Harrington; Thomas "Tom" P. Miller; Barak RichmanThe American Enterprise Institute hosted a discussion on health care policy. In this part, ... The American Enterprise Institute hosted a discussion on health care policy. In this part, academics and health care professionals discussed the ways in which health care costs could be reduced for Americans. Other issues talked about included changes to the Affordable Care Act and reducing the risk of chronic illness. Following the discussion, the panel answered questions from the audience. 1:15 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 15 min. LIVE American Priority Conference, George PapadopoulosMike Cernovich; George Papadopoulos; Simona MangianteFormer Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority ... Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority Conference, one day after serving a brief prison term connected to the special counsel investigation of Russian interference in 2016 presidential election.
1:31 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 7 min. LIVE American Priority Conference, George PapadopoulosMike Cernovich; George Papadopoulos; Simona MangianteFormer Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority ... Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority Conference, one day after serving a brief prison term connected to the special counsel investigation of Russian interference in 2016 presidential election. 2:39 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. President Trump Departure RemarksDonald J. TrumpOn his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside ... On his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that Chief of Staff John Kelly would step down at the end of the year. In regards to the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Trump said, “On the Mueller situation, we’re very happy with what we are reading, because there was no collusion whatsoever. The last thing I want is help from Russia on a campaign. You should ask Hillary Clinton about Russia.” 2:42 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 15 min. U.S. Policy Toward ChinaScott Busby; Cory Gardner; Tim Kaine; Edward J. Markey; Marco Rubio; Gloria D. Steele; Laura StoneState Department and USAID officials testified on the human rights situation in China. They voiced ... State Department and USAID officials testified on the human rights situation in China. They voiced their concerns about the detention of ethnic and religious minority groups, the treatment of journalists, and the imprisonment of political activists. In addition, Trump administration officials outlined efforts to defend human rights and fundamental freedoms in China.
3:58 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. President Trump Departure RemarksDonald J. TrumpOn his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside ... On his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that Chief of Staff John Kelly would step down at the end of the year. In regards to the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Trump said, “On the Mueller situation, we’re very happy with what we are reading, because there was no collusion whatsoever. The last thing I want is help from Russia on a campaign. You should ask Hillary Clinton about Russia.” 4:01 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 23 min. Senator Rob Portman on Former President George H.W. BushSenator Rob Portman (R-OH) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, who ... Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94. 4:24 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 11 min. Senator Dick Durbin on Former President George H.W. BushSenator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, who ... Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94.
4:35 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 6 min. Senator Klobuchar on President George H.W. BushSenator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, ... Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94. 4:41 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. Senators Alexander and Cornyn on President George H.W. BushSenators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the chamber floor about former ... Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the chamber floor about former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94. 5:12 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 7 min. American Priority Conference, George PapadopoulosMike Cernovich; George Papadopoulos; Simona MangianteFormer Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority ... Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority Conference, one day after serving a brief prison term connected to the special counsel investigation of Russian interference in 2016 presidential election.
6:20 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. President Trump Departure RemarksDonald J. TrumpOn his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside ... On his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that Chief of Staff John Kelly would step down at the end of the year. In regards to the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Trump said, “On the Mueller situation, we’re very happy with what we are reading, because there was no collusion whatsoever. The last thing I want is help from Russia on a campaign. You should ask Hillary Clinton about Russia.” 6:23 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Democratic AddressRon WydenIn the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert ... In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He began by speaking briefly about the legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94. 6:29 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 28 min. Communicators with Cristina ChaplainCristina T. Chaplain; Alyza Sebenius; Peter SlenCristina Chaplain of the Government Accountability Office talked her department’s study of ... Cristina Chaplain of the Government Accountability Office talked her department’s study of the state of the Pentagon’s weapons system cybersecurity. The study found almost all U.S. weapons systems have “mission-critical cyber vulnerabilities.”
6:59 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. Apple Inc. v. Pepper Oral ArgumentSamuel A. Alito Jr.; Stephen G. Breyer; Noel J. Francisco; David C. Frederick; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Neil Gorsuch; Elena Kagan; Brett M. Kavanaugh; John G. Roberts Jr.; Sonia Sotomayor; Daniel WallThe Supreme Court heard oral argument in Apple Inc. v. Pepper, which concerns whether a ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Apple Inc. v. Pepper, which concerns whether a group of iPhone app purchasers can sue the tech giant for antitrust damages over its app store and pricing scheme. The class action lawsuit alleges that Apple has created a monopoly environment with its app store, causing consumers to pay higher prices than if there were other competitors in the market. 8:00 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 36 min. Conversation with Representative Lamar SmithSteve Scully; Lamar S. SmithAs part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Lamar ... As part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) reflected on his life and career in politics. 8:36 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 34 min. Conversation with Representative Michael CapuanoMichael Capuano; Steve ScullyAs part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Michael ... As part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA) reflected on his career and time in Congress.
9:11 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 6 min. President George H.W. Bush U.S. Capitol Arrival CeremonyBarry C. Black; George H. W. Bush; Patrick J. Conroy; Mitch McConnell; Nancy Pelosi; Mike Pence; Paul D. Ryan; Chuck SchumerThe remains of former President George H.W. Bush arrived at the U.S. Capitol to lie in state. Vice ... The remains of former President George H.W. Bush arrived at the U.S. Capitol to lie in state. Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered eulogies in a ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda. Wreaths were presented by the Senate, House, and Executive Branch, while the House and Senate chaplains gave the invocation and benediction, respectively. 10:17 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 43 min. President George H.W. Bush Lying in StateGeorge H. W. BushPresident George H.W. Bush lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The 41st president died at ... President George H.W. Bush lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The 41st president died at age 94 on November 30. 11:02 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. President Trump Departure RemarksDonald J. TrumpOn his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside ... On his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that Chief of Staff John Kelly would step down at the end of the year. In regards to the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Trump said, “On the Mueller situation, we’re very happy with what we are reading, because there was no collusion whatsoever. The last thing I want is help from Russia on a campaign. You should ask Hillary Clinton about Russia.”
11:05 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Democratic AddressRon WydenIn the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert ... In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He began by speaking briefly about the legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94. 11:10 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 35 min. Conversation with Representative Lamar SmithSteve Scully; Lamar S. SmithAs part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Lamar ... As part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) reflected on his life and career in politics. 11:46 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 34 min. Conversation with Representative Michael CapuanoMichael Capuano; Steve ScullyAs part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Michael ... As part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with retiring members of Congress, Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA) reflected on his career and time in Congress.
Sunday, December 9
12:21 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 6 min. President George H.W. Bush U.S. Capitol Arrival CeremonyBarry C. Black; George H. W. Bush; Patrick J. Conroy; Mitch McConnell; Nancy Pelosi; Mike Pence; Paul D. Ryan; Chuck SchumerThe remains of former President George H.W. Bush arrived at the U.S. Capitol to lie in state. Vice ... The remains of former President George H.W. Bush arrived at the U.S. Capitol to lie in state. Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) delivered eulogies in a ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda. Wreaths were presented by the Senate, House, and Executive Branch, while the House and Senate chaplains gave the invocation and benediction, respectively. 1:27 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 43 min. President George H.W. Bush Lying in StateGeorge H. W. BushPresident George H.W. Bush lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The 41st president died at ... President George H.W. Bush lay in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The 41st president died at age 94 on November 30. 2:11 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. President Trump Departure RemarksDonald J. TrumpOn his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside ... On his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that Chief of Staff John Kelly would step down at the end of the year. In regards to the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Trump said, “On the Mueller situation, we’re very happy with what we are reading, because there was no collusion whatsoever. The last thing I want is help from Russia on a campaign. You should ask Hillary Clinton about Russia.”
2:14 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Democratic AddressRon WydenIn the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert ... In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He began by speaking briefly about the legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94. 2:19 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 28 min. Zimbabwe ElectionsCory Booker; Jeff Flake; Matthew Harrington; Todd J. Moss; Joe Mutizwa; Chris CoonsThe Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy held a hearing on the ... The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy held a hearing on the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe and the country’s political future. The 2018 election was the first in decades in which the country’s longtime President Robert Mugabe was not on the ballot, ushering in hope for Zimbabwe’s democratic prospects. While the new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, had promised significant reforms, institutional change, and foreign investment have been slow to take hold. 3:48 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Erik Wasson on the Upcoming Week in CongressErik Wasson; Bill ScanlanErik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including ... Erik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including government funding and expected Yemen war debate in the Senate the following week.
3:55 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 7 min. American Priority Conference, George PapadopoulosMike Cernovich; George Papadopoulos; Simona MangianteFormer Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority ... Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos was interviewed at the American Priority Conference, one day after serving a brief prison term connected to the special counsel investigation of Russian interference in 2016 presidential election. 5:03 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 2 min. President Trump Departure RemarksDonald J. TrumpOn his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside ... On his way to the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia, President Trump told reporters outside the White House that Chief of Staff John Kelly would step down at the end of the year. In regards to the latest developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, President Trump said, “On the Mueller situation, we’re very happy with what we are reading, because there was no collusion whatsoever. The last thing I want is help from Russia on a campaign. You should ask Hillary Clinton about Russia.” 5:07 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Democratic AddressRon WydenIn the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert ... In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Ron Wyden (OR) talked about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He began by speaking briefly about the legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, who died on November 30 at age 94.
5:12 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 45 min. State Department ConfirmationsLamar Alexander; John Barsa; Cory Booker; Bob Corker; Arthur B. Culvahouse; Christopher Henzel; Tim Kaine; Sarah-Ann Lynch; Edward J. Markey; Bob Menendez; Christopher "Chris" S. Murphy; Carol Perez; Lynne Tracy; Todd YoungThe Senate Foreign Affairs Committee held a nomination hearing for the director general of the ... The Senate Foreign Affairs Committee held a nomination hearing for the director general of the Foreign Service, the assistant administrator to the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and ambassadorial nominees to Yemen, Australia, Guyana and Armenia. 7:00 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. LIVE Open PhonesBill ScanlanTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a question drawn from the ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a question drawn from the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics employment numbers : “Are you concerned about the economy?” 8:03 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 43 min. LIVE Matt Schlapp on the Trump Presidency and the New CongressBill Scanlan; Matt SchlappMatt Schlapp talked about the Trump presidency and Congress in 2019 as the Democrats were to take ... Matt Schlapp talked about the Trump presidency and Congress in 2019 as the Democrats were to take control of the House in the 116th Congress. Mr. Schlapp also commented on the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics employment numbers.
8:48 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 33 min. LIVE Shon Hopwood on Criminal Justice Reform and the First Step ActShon Hopwood; Bill ScanlanProfessor Shon Hopwood talked about his efforts toward criminal justice reform. More specifically ... Professor Shon Hopwood talked about his efforts toward criminal justice reform. More specifically he discussed a House-passed prison reform bill, the First Step Act, that would reduce mandatory minimum sentences for some federal offenses and expand rehabilitation services. Whether the bill, which President Trump supports, would be brought up for a vote in the Senate before the end of the 115th Congress, was unknown.

Shon Hopwood earlier in his life was sentenced to 12 years in prison for bank robberies. While there he studied law and wrote legal briefs for other prisoners.
9:23 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. LIVE Will Shomberg on Upcoming U.K. Parliament Brexit VoteBill Scanlan; William ShombergWilliam Shomberg spoke by phone from the U.K. about the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister ... William Shomberg spoke by phone from the U.K. about the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union exit plan, also known as “Brexit.” At the time of this program, the bill did not have enough votes to pass. 9:27 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 33 min. LIVE Amanda Sloat on Upcoming U.K. Parliament Brexit VoteBill Scanlan; Amanda SloatAmanda Sloat talked about the implications of the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister ... Amanda Sloat talked about the implications of the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union exit plan, also known as “Brexit.” At the time of this program, the bill did not have enough votes to pass.
10:00 AM EST on RadioApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 10:02 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 10:33 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Erik Wasson on the Upcoming Week in CongressErik Wasson; Bill ScanlanErik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including ... Erik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including government funding and expected Yemen war debate in the Senate the following week.
10:39 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 2 hr. 41 min. President George H.W. Bush State Funeral ServiceMariann Edgar Budde; Ashley Bush; George H. W. Bush; George W. Bush; Jan Naylor Cope; Michael Bruce Curry; George Fergus; Jenna Bush Hager; Randy Hollerith; Lauren Bush Lauren; Russell Levenson; Jon E. Meacham; Brian Mulroney; Alan K. Simpson; Michael W. Smith; Ronan TynanOn a National Day of Mourning, the remains of former President George H.W. Bush were taken from ... On a National Day of Mourning, the remains of former President George H.W. Bush were taken from the United States Capitol to the Washington National Cathedral for a state funeral service. President Trump and former Presidents Obama, Clinton and Carter attended, and the 41st president was eulogized by historian and biographer Jon Meacham, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY), and the late president’s son, the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush. 1:21 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 4 min. President George H.W. Bush Houston Funeral ServiceElizabeth Dwen Andrews; James A. Baker III; Martin Bastian; Barbara Pierce Bush; George Prescott Bush; Marshall Lloyd Bush; Noelle Lucila Bush; Peter Cheney; C. "Andrew" Andrew Doyle; Georgia Grace Koch; Russell Levenson; Susannah McBay; Reba McEntire; Nancy LeBlond SosaFamily and friends of President George H.W. Bush attended his funeral service at St. ... Family and friends of President George H.W. Bush attended his funeral service at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. James Baker, the former secretary of state and White House chief of staff, delivered a eulogy, as did George P. Bush, the president’s grandson. Various granddaughters of President Bush read scripture throughout the service. Afterward, the president’s remains were loaded into a hearse en route to his interment at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas. 2:25 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 43 min. President George H.W. Bush Texas A&M Arrival CeremonyThe casket carrying President George H.W. Bush arrived at Texas A&M University in College Station, ... The casket carrying President George H.W. Bush arrived at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
3:12 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 55 min. Secretary Mattis on Defense Priorities and ProgramsBret Baier; John D. Heubusch; James N. MattisDefense Secretary James Mattis delivered the keynote at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum ... Defense Secretary James Mattis delivered the keynote at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum at the Reagan Library in Silicon Valley. In his remarks he said Russia attempted to interfere with the 2018 midterm elections and that the U.S. relationship with Russia has worsened in the past few years. e then spoke with Bret Baier about global hotspots, the defense budget, and whether he plans to leave the Trump administration. 4:08 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Erik Wasson on the Upcoming Week in CongressErik Wasson; Bill ScanlanErik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including ... Erik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including government funding and expected Yemen war debate in the Senate the following week. 4:17 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 min. Senator Menendez Reaction to CIA Director Briefing on Khashoggi KillingBob MenendezSenate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke to reporters after receiving a ... Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke to reporters after receiving a closed-door briefing from CIA Director Gina Haspel on Saudi Arabia and the death of U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Senator Menendez called on senators to support his legislation that would issue more sanctions on those involved in the journalist’s death.
4:18 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 7 min. Senator Lindsey Graham Reaction to CIA Director Briefing on Khashoggi KillingLindsey GrahamSenator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke to reporters after receiving a closed-door briefing from CIA ... Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke to reporters after receiving a closed-door briefing from CIA Director Gina Haspel on Saudi Arabia and the death of U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He said he had high confidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman was involved in Mr. Khashoggi’s death, and that he could not support the government of Saudi Arabia if the crown prince is in control. Responding to a question about evidence of the crown prince’s involvement, Senator Graham said, “There’s not a smoking gun, there’s a smoking saw,” and that the world was watching for what the U.S. would do in response. 4:26 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 7 min. Foreign Relations Chair Corker Reaction to CIA Director Briefing on Khashoggi KillingBob CorkerSenate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker (R-TN) spoke to reporters after receiving a ... Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker (R-TN) spoke to reporters after receiving a closed-door briefing from CIA Director Gina Haspel on Saudi Arabia and the death of U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman would be convicted in “30 minutes” for the murder of Mr. Khashoggi if he went before a jury. The senator also spoke about potential legislation dealing with Saudi Arabia and what he would like President Trump to do and say to send a strong message to the country. 4:33 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 6 min. Senator Rand Paul Reaction to CIA Director Briefing on Khashoggi KillingRand Paul M.D.Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke to reporters ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke to reporters after a closed-door briefing from CIA Director Gina Haspel with some senators on Saudi Arabia and the death of U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He expressed frustration that only key senators were allowed to attend the briefing. Senator Paul attended a full Senate briefing the previous week, but the CIA director did not attend that gathering. “I think the CIA conclusion should not be classified,” he said.
4:43 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 52 min. Wall Street Journal CEO Council Annual Meeting, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair DunfordSarah Allison; Milou Carolan; Linnie Haynesworth; David Ignatius; Frederick J. Ryan; Joseph F. Dunford Jr.General Joseph Dunford, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Washington Post ... General Joseph Dunford, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Washington Post columnist David Ignatius at a discussion the Pentagon’s use of technology to modernize the armed forces. In addition, he answered questions about the U.S. military relationship with Russia, the future of American arms policy, and U.S. strategy regarding China and its expanding military ambitions.

After General Dunford, panelists from Northrop Grumman took part in a discussion on meeting staffing requirements for the cyber workforce
5:38 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 13 min. American Priority Conference, Roger StoneRoger StoneRoger Stone, former adviser to the Trump presidential campaign, spoke at the American Priority ... Roger Stone, former adviser to the Trump presidential campaign, spoke at the American Priority Conference. He said he had lived through “two-and-a half years of hell” and legal scrutiny by “Mr. Mueller and his strike force,” a reference to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing special counsel investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. He praised President Trump for what he had done thus far in his presidency and said he would stand with the president “through thick and thin.” 5:52 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Erik Wasson on the Upcoming Week in CongressErik Wasson; Bill ScanlanErik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including ... Erik Wasson reported from Capitol Hill on the key remaining issues in Congress for 2018, including government funding and expected Yemen war debate in the Senate the following week.
6:00 PM EST on RadioApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 6:00 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 6:32 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 25 min. Senator Cory Booker Remarks to New Hampshire DemocratsCory Booker; Raymond Buckley; Maggie Hassan; Molly M. Kelly; Annie Kuster; Christopher C. Pappas; Jeanne Shaheen; Stephen "Steve" Shurtleff; Donna M. Soucy; Andru VolinskySenator Cory Booker (D-NJ) addressed New Hampshire Democrats at the party’s 2018 ... Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) addressed New Hampshire Democrats at the party’s 2018 post-election celebration at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Before his address, the state’s top Democrats, including all four members of its Capitol Hill delegation, spoke about the party’s victories in the midterm election. Senator Booker talked about how he initially became involved with politics in his home state of New Jersey and told stories about his first community organizing efforts. Following his remarks, he greeted attendees at the event and took pictures with many of them.
8:00 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Peter OsnosBrian Lamb; Peter OsnosPeter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with ... Peter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with Presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump and other politicians. 9:00 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 53 min. Question TimeJohn Bercow; Ian Blackford; Bob Blackman; Kevin Brennan; Gregory Campbell; William Cash; Alex Chalk; Joanna Cherry; Julie Cooper; Jeremy Corbyn; Philip Dunne; Vicky Ford; Mark Francois; Patricia Gibson; Louise Haigh; Trudy Harrison; Gordon Henderson; Sharon Hodgson; Stewart Hosie; Pauline Latham; Rachel Maclean; Theresa May; Alison McGovern; Liz Saville Roberts; Paul Scully; Nick Smith; Jamie Stone; Derek Thomas; Charles Walker; Helen WhatelyBritish Prime Minister Theresa May fielded questions from members in the House of Commons on a ... British Prime Minister Theresa May fielded questions from members in the House of Commons on a range of domestic and foreign policy issues. After detailing her schedule for the day, Prime Minister May again called on the parliament to approve her Brexit deal, calling it the “best deal” for the United Kingdom. The House of Commons was scheduled to vote on Prime Minister May’s Brexit deal on December 11, 2018. Other topics discussed included a recent UN report into poverty in Britain, helping children with special needs in education and the location of a new Holocaust memorial in London. 9:54 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Will Shomberg on Upcoming U.K. Parliament Brexit VoteBill Scanlan; William ShombergWilliam Shomberg spoke by phone from the U.K. about the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister ... William Shomberg spoke by phone from the U.K. about the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union exit plan, also known as “Brexit.” At the time of this program, the bill did not have enough votes to pass.
10:00 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Senator Cory Booker Remarks to New Hampshire DemocratsCory Booker; Raymond Buckley; Maggie Hassan; Molly M. Kelly; Annie Kuster; Christopher C. Pappas; Jeanne Shaheen; Stephen "Steve" Shurtleff; Donna M. Soucy; Andru VolinskySenator Cory Booker (D-NJ) addressed New Hampshire Democrats at the party’s 2018 ... Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) addressed New Hampshire Democrats at the party’s 2018 post-election celebration at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Before his address, the state’s top Democrats, including all four members of its Capitol Hill delegation, spoke about the party’s victories in the midterm election. Senator Booker talked about how he initially became involved with politics in his home state of New Jersey and told stories about his first community organizing efforts. Following his remarks, he greeted attendees at the event and took pictures with many of them. 11:00 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Peter OsnosBrian Lamb; Peter OsnosPeter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with ... Peter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with Presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump and other politicians.
Monday, December 10
12:00 AM EST on RadioApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 12:00 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 53 min. Question TimeJohn Bercow; Ian Blackford; Bob Blackman; Kevin Brennan; Gregory Campbell; William Cash; Alex Chalk; Joanna Cherry; Julie Cooper; Jeremy Corbyn; Philip Dunne; Vicky Ford; Mark Francois; Patricia Gibson; Louise Haigh; Trudy Harrison; Gordon Henderson; Sharon Hodgson; Stewart Hosie; Pauline Latham; Rachel Maclean; Theresa May; Alison McGovern; Liz Saville Roberts; Paul Scully; Nick Smith; Jamie Stone; Derek Thomas; Charles Walker; Helen WhatelyBritish Prime Minister Theresa May fielded questions from members in the House of Commons on a ... British Prime Minister Theresa May fielded questions from members in the House of Commons on a range of domestic and foreign policy issues. After detailing her schedule for the day, Prime Minister May again called on the parliament to approve her Brexit deal, calling it the “best deal” for the United Kingdom. The House of Commons was scheduled to vote on Prime Minister May’s Brexit deal on December 11, 2018. Other topics discussed included a recent UN report into poverty in Britain, helping children with special needs in education and the location of a new Holocaust memorial in London. 12:54 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Will Shomberg on Upcoming U.K. Parliament Brexit VoteBill Scanlan; William ShombergWilliam Shomberg spoke by phone from the U.K. about the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister ... William Shomberg spoke by phone from the U.K. about the upcoming Parliament vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union exit plan, also known as “Brexit.” At the time of this program, the bill did not have enough votes to pass.
12:59 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 30 min. Senator Cory Booker Remarks to New Hampshire DemocratsCory Booker; Raymond Buckley; Maggie Hassan; Molly M. Kelly; Annie Kuster; Christopher C. Pappas; Jeanne Shaheen; Stephen "Steve" Shurtleff; Donna M. Soucy; Andru VolinskySenator Cory Booker (D-NJ) addressed New Hampshire Democrats at the party’s 2018 ... Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) addressed New Hampshire Democrats at the party’s 2018 post-election celebration at the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Before his address, the state’s top Democrats, including all four members of its Capitol Hill delegation, spoke about the party’s victories in the midterm election. Senator Booker talked about how he initially became involved with politics in his home state of New Jersey and told stories about his first community organizing efforts. Following his remarks, he greeted attendees at the event and took pictures with many of them. 2:31 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 13 min. Reagan National Defense Forum, Global Hot SpotsBill Hemmer; H.R. McMaster; Michael J. Morell; Leon E. PanettaFormer CIA Directors Leon Panetta and Mike Morell joined former Trump administration National ... Former CIA Directors Leon Panetta and Mike Morell joined former Trump administration National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster to discuss how the U.S. can remain the preeminent military power in the world and how to deal with global hot spots. This panel from the annual Reagan National Defense Forum at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley was moderated by Bill Hemmer. 3:46 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 26 min. Ukraine-Russia ConflictDaniel Fried; Melinda Haring; John E. Herbst; Alexander Vershbow; Celeste Wallander; Damon WilsonThe Atlantic Council hosted a discussion with former diplomats and security experts about the ... The Atlantic Council hosted a discussion with former diplomats and security experts about the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Panelists assessed the recent confrontation between Russia and Ukraine in the Kerch Strait, which connects the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. They also talked about potential international responses, the strategic objectives of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and future relations between the U.S. and Russia.
5:13 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 43 min. Ukraine-Russia Conflict, General Philip BreedlovePhilip M. Breedlove; John E. HerbstFollowing a panel discussion, Retired Air Force General Philip Breedlove delivered remarks to the ... Following a panel discussion, Retired Air Force General Philip Breedlove delivered remarks to the Atlantic Council about the Ukraine-Russia conflict and potential responses by the international community. General Breedlove served as the commander of NATO Supreme Allied Command Europe and the commander of U.S. European Command during the Obama administration. He was interviewed by former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine and Atlantic Council Eurasia Center Director John Herbst. 5:58 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Peter OsnosBrian Lamb; Peter OsnosPeter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with ... Peter Osnos, long-time editor and founder of PublicAffairs Books,talked about working with Presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump and other politicians. 6:59 AM EST on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 11 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1John McArdleTelephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question “Is it worth ... Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question “Is it worth shutting down the government over border wall funding?”
10:00 AM EST on RadioApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 1:28 PM EST on C-SPANApprox. 31 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage. 11:00 PM EST on RadioApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage.
Tuesday, December 11
5:00 AM EST on RadioApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Neil BradleyNeil Bradley; Kate Davidson; Jeff Stein; Susan SwainNeil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the ... Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talked about the climate for business during the Trump presidency, as well as the November 2018 jobs report, trade and tariffs, deficits, and the minimum wage.
Thursday, December 13
10:27 AM EST on C-SPAN.orgApprox. 26 min. Newsmakers with Brock LongFEMA Administrator Brock Long talks about FEMA’s work in 2018 and looks foward to 2019. He ... FEMA Administrator Brock Long talks about FEMA’s work in 2018 and looks foward to 2019. He suggests that FEMA was never intended to be a first responder, but to assist states and localities to meet their emergency needs