Schedule for Senate Confirmation Hearings – Week of 1/9-1/13, 2017

Tuesday begins Senate confirmation hearings. Here is the schedule for this week.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
9:30 a.m. Armed Services: Hearings to examine civilian control of the Armed Forces. SH-216

9:30 a.m. Judiciary: Hearings to examine the nomination of Jeff Sessions, of Alabama, to be Attorney General, Department of Justice. SR-325

10:00 a.m. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Subcommittee on Investigations. Hearings to examine backpage.com’s facilitation of online sex trafficking. SD-342

1:00 p.m. Intelligence. Hearings to examine Russian intelligence activities. SD-106

2:30 p.m. Intelligence. Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters. SH-219

3:30 p.m. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings to examine the nomination of General John F. Kelly, USMC (Ret.), to be Secretary of Homeland Security. SD-342

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
9:00 a.m. Foreign Relations. Business meeting to consider protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro (Treaty Doc. 114-12); to be immediately followed by a hearing to examine the nomination of Rex Wayne Tillerson, of Texas, to be Secretary of State. SD-106

9:30 a.m. Judiciary. Hearings to examine the nomination of Jeff Sessions, of Alabama, to be Attorney General, Department of Justice.  SR-325

10:00 a.m. Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Hearings to examine the nomination of Betsy DeVos, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Education. SD-430

10:00 a.m. Intelligence. Hearings to examine the nomination of Mike Pompeo, of Kansas, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. SH-216

10:15 a.m. Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Hearings to examine the nomination of Elaine L. Chao, to be Secretary of Transportation. SR-253

1:00 p.m. Intelligence. Closed hearings to examine the nomination of Mike Pompeo, of Kansas, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. SH-219

Thursday, January 12, 2017
9:30 a.m. Armed Services. Hearings to examine the nomination of James N. Mattis, to be Secretary of Defense; to be immediately followed by a business meeting to consider legislation to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces. SD-G50

10:00 a.m. Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings to examine the nomination of Benjamin Carson, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. SD-538

10:00 a.m. Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Hearings to examine the nomination of Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., to be Secretary of Commerce. SR-253

10:00 a.m. Foreign Relations. Hearings to examine the nomination of Rex Wayne Tillerson, of Texas, to be Secretary of State. SD-106

UPDATE: Senate postpones confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick

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