Q&A Schedule

Week of June 19 through June 26

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, June 24
8:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. LIVE Clyde Wayne Crews on Cost of Federal RegulationsKimberly Atkins; Clyde Wayne CrewsClyde Wayne Crews talked about the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s annual survey of the ... Clyde Wayne Crews talked about the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s annual survey of the size, scope, and cost of federal regulations. 8:33 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 28 min. LIVE Mark Bowden on U.S. Strategy Toward North KoreaKimberly Atkins; Mark BowdenMark Bowden talked about his article in The Atlantic, “How to Deal with North ... Mark Bowden talked about his article in The Atlantic, “How to Deal with North Korea.”

This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.
9:04 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 27 min. LIVE Amy Goodman on Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillsKimberly Atkins; Amy GoodmanAmy Goodman talked about Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. Amy Goodman talked about Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act.
9:35 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 26 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Kimberly AtkinsTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. 10:03 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 2 hr. 27 min. Russian Interference in 2016 ElectionAndre D. Carson; Joaquin Castro; Mike Conaway; Trey Gowdy; Denny Heck; Jim Himes; Peter "Pete" King; Frank A. LoBiondo; Mike Quigley; Tom Rooney; Adam B. Schiff; Terri Sewell; Jackie Speier; Elise Stefanik; Chris Stewart; Eric Swalwell; Brad R. Wenstrup; Jeh Johnson; Rick Crawford; Will HurdFormer Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before the House Intelligence Committee ... Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before the House Intelligence Committee at a hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He said the Russian government, at the direction of President Vladimir Putin, conducted cyberattacks to influence the presidential election. He also told committee members the Obama administration did not reveal Russian meddling out of fears of revealing too much about U.S. intelligence gathering and of being accused of “taking sides” in the race. Mr. Johnson said he was not aware of any evidence that votes were altered or suppressed through cyber intrusions. In addition, he discussed his rationale for designating U.S. election systems as critical infrastructure in early January 2017. 12:34 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. House General Debate on Affordable Care Act Replacement BillThe House debated two bills related to health care. The first would eliminate a provision allowing ... The House debated two bills related to health care. The first would eliminate a provision allowing members of Congress and their staff to keep protections under the Affordable Care Act. It passed 429-0. The second was an Affordable Care Act replacement bill, which passed 217-213. The second measure would eliminate individual insurance mandates, and refund tax credits based on age and income. Other key provisions include: ending new enrollment in Medicaid expansion as of December 31, 2019, repealing health care taxes in 2018, defunding Planned Parenthood for one year and keeping the provision allowing adults up to 26 years of age to stay on their parents' health insurance plans.
1:36 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 52 min. Senators on Republican Health Care LegislationSenators talked about the Republican health care replacement draft language. Senators talked about the Republican health care replacement draft language. 2:29 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 5 min. Senator Rand Paul on Republican Health Care BillRand Paul M.D.Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke to reporters about the Republican Affordable Care Act replacement ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke to reporters about the Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill and his reasons for not supporting it. Senator Paul described the legislation as “Obamacare Lite” but said he was open to negotiations to make the bill better. 2:34 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. LIVE Open Phones on Congressional Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillsBob Spence
2:49 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 55 min. Fiscal Year 2018 NIH BudgetFrancis S. Collins M.D.; Anthony S. Fauci M.D.; Gary H. Gibbons M.D.; Joshua Gordon M.D.; Richard J. Hodes M.D.; Douglas Lowy; Lamar Alexander; Roy Blunt; Thad Cochran; Dick Durbin; John Neely Kennedy; James Lankford; Patrick J. Leahy; Jerry Moran; Patty Murray; Jeanne Shaheen; Richard C. Shelby; Nora D. Volkow M.D.National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget ... National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget request, and some of the medical research taking place to combat diseases. The leaders outlined their respective work in areas such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cystic fibrosis, cancer research, and opioid addiction. 4:47 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 25 min. Fiscal Year 2018 FCC BudgetJohn Boozman; Shelley Moore Capito; Mignon L. Clyburn; Chris Coons; Steve Daines; James Lankford; Patrick J. Leahy; Joe Manchin III; Jerry Moran; Michael O'Rielly; Ajit Varadaraj Pai; Chris Van HollenFederal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael ... Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly testified at a hearing on their agency’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. The primary topic was extending broadband internet connectivity. 6:17 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Presidential AddressDonald J. TrumpIn his weekly address, President Trump talked about replacing the Affordable Care Act. In his weekly address, President Trump talked about replacing the Affordable Care Act.
6:20 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Democratic AddressMazie HironoSenator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) in the weekly Democratic address talked about the Senate Republican ... Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) in the weekly Democratic address talked about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill. 6:26 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. Communicators with Robert QuinnRobert "Bob" W. Quinn; David Shepardson; Peter SlenRobert Quinn talked about issues AT&T is confronting his industry in the nation’s capital. ... Robert Quinn talked about issues AT&T is confronting his industry in the nation’s capital. Topics included AT&T’s interest in corporate tax reform, privacy, net neutrality, and AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner. 7:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 56 min. Lee v. Tam Oral ArgumentSamuel A. Alito Jr.; Stephen G. Breyer; John C. Connell; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Elena Kagan; Anthony M. Kennedy; John G. Roberts Jr.; Sonia Sotomayor; Malcolm L. Stewart; Clarence ThomasThe Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, which concerns whether the ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, which concerns whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free speech. The case arose from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s refusal to trademark the name of an Asian-American rock band, The Slants, and challenges a 1946 trademark law barring the registration of trademarks that “disparage” groups and individuals.

On June 19, 2017, the Court ruled unanimously that the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging violates First Amendment free speech.

This name of the case was changed to Matal v. Tam because Michelle Lee is no longer the director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The new interim director is Joseph Matal.
8:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 53 min. NASA Solar Eclipse BriefingsJason Townsend; Thomas ZurbuchenResearchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the ... Researchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the science behind the total solar eclipse expected on August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse visible in the U.S. since 1979, and the first visible from coast-to-coast in 99 years. They talked about ways NASA plans to capture images of the eclipse, including through the use of camera-equipped weather balloons, as well as the various climate, atmospheric, and wildlife research that would be taking place during the eclipse. 8:54 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. NASA Solar Eclipse BriefingsJason Townsend; Thomas ZurbuchenResearchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the ... Researchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the science behind the total solar eclipse expected on August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse visible in the U.S. since 1979, and the first visible from coast-to-coast in 99 years. They talked about ways NASA plans to capture images of the eclipse, including through the use of camera-equipped weather balloons, as well as the various climate, atmospheric, and wildlife research that would be taking place during the eclipse. 9:54 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 57 min. Free Speech on College CampusesFloyd Abrams; Fanta Aw; Richard Cohen; Frederick M. Lawrence; Isaac Smith; Eugene Volokh; Zachary Wood; Richard Blumenthal; Ted Cruz; Dick Durbin; Dianne Feinstein; Chuck Grassley; John Neely Kennedy; Amy Klobuchar; Ben SasseCollege students, university officials, and law professors testified at a hearing on the First ... College students, university officials, and law professors testified at a hearing on the First Amendment and free speech on college campuses. Topics included the role colleges play in protecting students if there is a threat of violence due to a controversial speaker, defining offensive speech or thought, and how students deal with viewpoint discrimination in classroom settings.
11:54 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 53 min. NASA Solar Eclipse BriefingsJason Townsend; Thomas ZurbuchenResearchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the ... Researchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the science behind the total solar eclipse expected on August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse visible in the U.S. since 1979, and the first visible from coast-to-coast in 99 years. They talked about ways NASA plans to capture images of the eclipse, including through the use of camera-equipped weather balloons, as well as the various climate, atmospheric, and wildlife research that would be taking place during the eclipse.
Sunday, June 25
12:48 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. NASA Solar Eclipse BriefingsJason Townsend; Thomas ZurbuchenResearchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the ... Researchers from NASA and its partner universities were panelists speaking at a briefing on the science behind the total solar eclipse expected on August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse visible in the U.S. since 1979, and the first visible from coast-to-coast in 99 years. They talked about ways NASA plans to capture images of the eclipse, including through the use of camera-equipped weather balloons, as well as the various climate, atmospheric, and wildlife research that would be taking place during the eclipse. 1:49 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 57 min. Free Speech on College CampusesFloyd Abrams; Fanta Aw; Richard Cohen; Frederick M. Lawrence; Isaac Smith; Eugene Volokh; Zachary Wood; Richard Blumenthal; Ted Cruz; Dick Durbin; Dianne Feinstein; Chuck Grassley; John Neely Kennedy; Amy Klobuchar; Ben SasseCollege students, university officials, and law professors testified at a hearing on the First ... College students, university officials, and law professors testified at a hearing on the First Amendment and free speech on college campuses. Topics included the role colleges play in protecting students if there is a threat of violence due to a controversial speaker, defining offensive speech or thought, and how students deal with viewpoint discrimination in classroom settings. 3:48 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 29 min. Clyde Wayne Crews on Cost of Federal RegulationsKimberly Atkins; Clyde Wayne CrewsClyde Wayne Crews talked about the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s annual survey of the ... Clyde Wayne Crews talked about the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s annual survey of the size, scope, and cost of federal regulations.
4:18 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Presidential AddressDonald J. TrumpIn his weekly address, President Trump talked about replacing the Affordable Care Act. In his weekly address, President Trump talked about replacing the Affordable Care Act. 4:21 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Weekly Democratic AddressMazie HironoSenator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) in the weekly Democratic address talked about the Senate Republican ... Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) in the weekly Democratic address talked about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill. 4:25 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 27 min. Amy Goodman on Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillsKimberly Atkins; Amy GoodmanAmy Goodman talked about Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. Amy Goodman talked about Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act.
4:54 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 2 hr. 5 min. Opioid EpidemicWilson Compton M.D.; Diana L. DeGette; Edward J. Markey; Greg Walden; Joe Berger; Lenny Bernstein; Mike DeBonis; Mary Jordan; Patrick Kennedy; Andrew Kolodny M.D.; Annie Pritchett; Leana Wen M.D.The Washington Post hosted a discussion with members of Congress, researchers and health ... The Washington Post hosted a discussion with members of Congress, researchers and health care experts on the U.S. opioid crisis and solutions for combating drug addiction. The discussion also focused on Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act and funding for opioid addiction treatment. 7:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 59 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1Bill ScanlanTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump’s reliance on generals in his administration.
Military Times' Leo Shane spoke by phone about this topic.
7:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 4 min. LIVE Leo Shane on President Trump's Reliance on GeneralsBill Scanlan; Leo ShaneMilitary Times' Leo Shane spoke by phone about President Trump’s reliance on generals ... Military Times' Leo Shane spoke by phone about President Trump’s reliance on generals in his administration.
8:03 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. LIVE Chris Jacobs and Sam Berger on Senate Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillSam Berger; Chris Jacobs; Bill ScanlanChris Jacobs and Sam Berger talked about the just-released Senate Affordable Care Act replacement ... Chris Jacobs and Sam Berger talked about the just-released Senate Affordable Care Act replacement bill, and the future of health care in the U.S. 9:04 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 36 min. LIVE Anthony Cordesman on Potential Troop Increases in AfghanistanAnthony Cordesman; Bill ScanlanAnthony Cordesman talked about a potential troop increase in Afghanistan. Anthony Cordesman talked about a potential troop increase in Afghanistan. 9:42 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 16 min. LIVE Open Phones, Part 2Bill ScanlanTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day.
9:59 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Mac ThornberryJoe Gould; Gordon Lubold; Susan Swain; Mac ThornberryHouse Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about the National Defense ... House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about the National Defense Authorization bill, the level of funding needed to rebuild the U.S. military, and the president’s upcoming strategy for the war in Afghanistan. 10:33 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 13 min. President Trump Remarks in IowaDonald J. TrumpPresident Trump delivered remarks on his legislative agenda, including investment in technology ... President Trump delivered remarks on his legislative agenda, including investment in technology and infrastructure, and repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. 11:50 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 6 min. FBI Fiscal Year 2018 BudgetAndrew McCabe; John Carter; Matt Cartwright; John Culberson; Evan H. Jenkins; Derek Kilmer; Nita Lowey; Grace Meng; Hal Rogers; Jose E. SerranoActing FBI Director Andrew McCabe testified at a hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year ... Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testified at a hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request for the bureau. He denied President Trump’s claims that the agency was in disarray under fired FBI Director James Comey. He also said that Director Comey “enjoyed a deep and positive” relationship with the men and women of the FBI.
12:58 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 1 min. Packingham v. North Carolina Oral ArgumentSamuel A. Alito Jr.; Stephen G. Breyer; Ruth Bader Ginsburg; David Goldberg; Elena Kagan; Anthony M. Kennedy; Robert C. Montgomery; John G. Roberts Jr.; Sonia Sotomayor; Clarence ThomasThe Supreme Court heard oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina, a case questioning ... The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina, a case questioning whether a North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from using social media violates First Amendment free speech rights. In 2002 Lester Packingham pled guilty to taking indecent liberties with a minor when he was a 21-year-old college student. He received a suspended sentence, two years probation, and had to register as a sex offender. Packingham had a clean record until he was arrested in 2010 for celebrating the dismissal of a parking ticket by thanking God on his Facebook page. In North Carolina it is a felony for registered sex offenders to “access” any social networking website not restricted to adults, which includes Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

On June 19, 2017, the Court unanimously ruled the law violates First Amendment free speech rights.
2:02 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. Rahm Emanuel on Education InitiativesAnna Edney; Rahm EmanuelChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) talked about new initiatives for education and college ... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) talked about new initiatives for education and college preparedness. One of the mayor’s initiatives would require Chicago public high school seniors to have a post-graduation plan in place before graduating. 3:12 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Chris Jacobs and Sam Berger on Senate Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillSam Berger; Chris Jacobs; Bill ScanlanChris Jacobs and Sam Berger talked about the just-released Senate Affordable Care Act replacement ... Chris Jacobs and Sam Berger talked about the just-released Senate Affordable Care Act replacement bill, and the future of health care in the U.S.
4:10 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 41 min. National Security Forum, Role of IntelligenceJane Harman; Catherine Herridge; Peter Hoekstra; Will Hurd; Nicholas "Nick" J. RasmussenPanelists talked about the role intelligence gathering plays in countering terror threats. ... Panelists talked about the role intelligence gathering plays in countering terror threats. Participants included National Counterterrorism Center Director Nick Rasmussen and the former leadership of the House Intelligence Committee, former chair Peter Hoekstra (R-MI) and former ranking member Jane Harman (D-CA).

This program was part of a House Homeland Security Committee forum with members of Congress and current and former administration officials on national security policy.
4:55 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 3 min. General Joseph Dunford National Press Club Luncheon RemarksJeff Ballou; Joseph F. Dunford Jr.Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. He ... Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. He talked about the global challenges facing the U.S. military and its partners including threats from ISIS and North Korea, cyber warfare, and modernization. He said U.S. and Russian military operations centers were still in communication after heightened rhetoric from Russia following the downing of a Syrian army jet by a U.S. warplane. He also explained that no decision had yet been made yet to increase U.S. deployed troop levels in Afghanistan. The explanation came in response to a question about reports that 4,000 additional U.S. troops would be deployed there. 6:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 30 min. Newsmakers with Representative Mac ThornberryJoe Gould; Gordon Lubold; Susan Swain; Mac ThornberryHouse Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about the National Defense ... House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about the National Defense Authorization bill, the level of funding needed to rebuild the U.S. military, and the president’s upcoming strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
6:33 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 57 min. Chris Jacobs and Sam Berger on Senate Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillSam Berger; Chris Jacobs; Bill ScanlanChris Jacobs and Sam Berger talked about the just-released Senate Affordable Care Act replacement ... Chris Jacobs and Sam Berger talked about the just-released Senate Affordable Care Act replacement bill, and the future of health care in the U.S. 7:37 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 19 min. Senate Democrats on Republican Affordable Care Act Replacement BillPatty Murray; Chuck Schumer; Ron WydenSenate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the just-released Senate Republican replacement ... Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about the just-released Senate Republican replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act, which they called “meaner” than the House-passed version. They also condemned the process by which the bill was written behind closed doors and said people would lose coverage under the bill. 8:00 PM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson.
8:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson. 9:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. State Opening of ParliamentElizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II traveled from Buckingham Palace to Westminster for the State Opening of the ... Queen Elizabeth II traveled from Buckingham Palace to Westminster for the State Opening of the British Parliament. She delivered a speech written by the government that outlines the priorities for the coming two years. Highlights from the speech included ensuring a smooth transition for the U.K.to leave the European Union, new counterterorism legislation, and reunification efforts with the political parties in Northern Ireland. 9:15 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 22 min. British House of Commons Debate on Queen's SpeechJohn Bercow; Jeremy Corbyn; Caroline Lucas; Christian "Chris" Matheson; Theresa May; Wendy Morton; Keith Vaz; Nadhim Zahawi; Richard BenyonFollowing the State Opening of Parliament, members from the House of Commons began debate on the ... Following the State Opening of Parliament, members from the House of Commons began debate on the legislative proposals set out by the government in the Queen’s speech. British Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn began the debate and were interrupted several times by members who had additional questions on a range of issues not addressed in the speech. The debate was dominated by negotiations on the U.K.'s leaving the European Union (also known as "Brexit") and the prime minister’s ability to form a full majority government with the Democratic Unionist Party.
10:39 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 18 min. Karen Handel Election Night SpeechKaren C. HandelKaren Handel, a Republican candidate running for the seat vacated by the Health and Human Services ... Karen Handel, a Republican candidate running for the seat vacated by the Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, delivered remarks following her victory in the special election. 11:00 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson. 11:00 PM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Monday, June 26
12:01 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 14 min. State Opening of ParliamentElizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II traveled from Buckingham Palace to Westminster for the State Opening of the ... Queen Elizabeth II traveled from Buckingham Palace to Westminster for the State Opening of the British Parliament. She delivered a speech written by the government that outlines the priorities for the coming two years. Highlights from the speech included ensuring a smooth transition for the U.K.to leave the European Union, new counterterorism legislation, and reunification efforts with the political parties in Northern Ireland. 12:16 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 22 min. British House of Commons Debate on Queen's SpeechJohn Bercow; Jeremy Corbyn; Caroline Lucas; Christian "Chris" Matheson; Theresa May; Wendy Morton; Keith Vaz; Nadhim Zahawi; Richard BenyonFollowing the State Opening of Parliament, members from the House of Commons began debate on the ... Following the State Opening of Parliament, members from the House of Commons began debate on the legislative proposals set out by the government in the Queen’s speech. British Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn began the debate and were interrupted several times by members who had additional questions on a range of issues not addressed in the speech. The debate was dominated by negotiations on the U.K.'s leaving the European Union (also known as "Brexit") and the prime minister’s ability to form a full majority government with the Democratic Unionist Party. 1:38 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 3 min. Mary Ellen McIntire on Senate Affordable Care Act Replacement BillStephanie Kaye; Mary Ellen McIntireMary Ellen McIntire gave a procedural update on the status of the Senate Republican Affordable ... Mary Ellen McIntire gave a procedural update on the status of the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill and what floor action to expect in the upcoming week.
1:44 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 2 hr. 43 min. U.S. Trade PolicyRobert Lighthizer; Diane Lynn Black; Kevin Brady; Vern Buchanan; Carlos L. Curbelo; Danny Davis; Suzan DelBene; Lloyd Doggett; George Holding; Lynn Jenkins; Ron Kind; John B. Larson; Sander Levin; John Lewis; Kenny Marchant; Patrick L. Meehan; Richard Neal; Kristi Lynn Noem; Devin Nunes; Bill Pascrell Jr.; Erik Paulsen; Dave Reichert; Jim Renacci; Tom Rice; Peter Roskam; David Schweikert; Adrian Smith; Jason T. Smith; Mike Thompson; Patrick Tiberi; Jackie WalorskiU.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on ... U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on the Trump administration’s trade policy agenda.Topics included renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and pursuing trade enforcement. 4:31 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. 28 min. TSA Nominee Confirmation HearingDavid Pekoske; Richard Blumenthal; Cory Booker; Maria Cantwell; Shelley Moore Capito; Catherine Cortez Masto; Cory Gardner; Maggie Hassan; James M. Inhofe; Amy Klobuchar; Bill Nelson; Gary Peters; Dan Sullivan; John ThuneDavid Pekoske, President Trump’s nominee to be the next administrator for the Transportation ... David Pekoske, President Trump’s nominee to be the next administrator for the Transportation Security Administration, testified at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee. He spent more than 30 years with the U.S. Coast Coast, where he retired as second in command. Question topics included rail and aviation security, and workplace morale among TSA agents. 5:00 AM EDT on RadioApprox. 1 hr. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson.
6:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson. 7:00 AM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 1 hr. LIVE Open Phones, Part 1Pedro EchevarriaTelephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on term limits for Supreme ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on term limits for Supreme Court justices. 3:14 PM EDT on C-SPANApprox. 58 min. Q&A with Robert CaroRobert Caro; Brian LambRobert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution ... Robert Caro talked about talks about, “On Power,” his audio project on the evolution and exercise of political power in America. He also talked about the progress he is making on the next volume of his multi-part biography of former President Lyndon B. Johnson.