State Department Restructuring

The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the proposed 30 percent cut to the State Department’s budget. Members questioned Deputy Secretary of… read more

The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the proposed 30 percent cut to the State Department’s budget. Members questioned Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on the department’s restructuring efforts and a broad range of diplomatic priorities. Secretary Sullivan acknowledged the concerns of many members about the department’s hiring freeze, pending nominations, and low employee morale. Other questions focused on foreign policy priorities in North Korea, Iran and Myanamar. Later, Mr. Sullivan responded to questions about President Trump’s latest tweet on North Korea and the USAID teaming up with FEMA to assist in recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and other islands affected by Hurricane Maria. close

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Program ID:
434410-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
2172, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 26, 2017 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Oct 02, 2017 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 26, 2017 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 27, 2017 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 28, 2017 | 10:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2017 | 3:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 02, 2017 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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