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(Committees not listed did not meet)
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Department of Defense
concluded a hearing to examine defense readiness and budget update,
after receiving testimony from James N. Mattis, Secretary, and General
Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., USMC, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, both of
the Department of Defense.
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Airland concluded a
hearing to examine Army modernization, after receiving testimony from
Lieutenant General Joseph Anderson, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/
7, Lieutenant General John M. Murray, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8,
Major General Robert M. Dyess Jr., USA, Acting Director, Army
Capabilities Integration Center, and Brigadier General Promotable
Robert L. Marion, USA, Deputy of Acquisition and Systems Management,
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and
Technology, all of the United States Army, Department of Defense.
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded
a hearing to examine the promises and perils of emerging technologies
for cybersecurity, after receiving testimony from Eric Rosenbach,
former Chief of Staff, and former Assistant Secretary for Homeland
Defense and Global Security, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.;
Caleb Barlow, IBM Security, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Venky Ganesan,
Menlo Ventures, Menlo Park, California; Steve Grobman, Intel Security
Group, Sacramento, California; and Malcolm Harkins, Cylance Inc.,
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard concluded a hearing to
examine the state of the Coast Guard, focusing on ensuring military,
national security, and enforcement capability and readiness, after
receiving testimony from Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, Coast
Guard, Department of Homeland Security.
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee ordered favorably
reported S. 512, to modernize the regulation of nuclear energy, with an
amendment in the nature of a substitute.
GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to
examine the state of global humanitarian affairs, after receiving
testimony from Gregory C. Gottlieb, Acting Assistant Administrator,
Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S.
Agency for International Development; Nancy Lindborg, United States
Institute for Peace, Washington, D.C.; and Yves Daccord, International
Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland.
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FRONTLINE
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee
concluded a hearing to examine perspectives from the DHS frontline,
focusing on evaluating staffing resources and requirements, after
receiving testimony from Brandon Judd, National Border Patrol Council,
Tucson, Arizona, on behalf of Border Patrol Agents, U.S. Customs and
Border Protection; Anthony M. Reardon, National Treasury Employees
Union, Washington, D.C., on behalf of Office of Field Operations
Officers, U.S. Customs
and Border Protection; and Chris Crane, National Immigration and
Customs Enforcement Council, Oakdale, Louisiana, on behalf of
Enforcement Removal Operations Officers, U.S. Immigration and Customs
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee
concluded a hearing to examine the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta,
of Florida, to be Secretary of Labor, after the nominee, who was
introduced by Senators Cruz and Rubio, testified and answered questions
in his own behalf.
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee continued hearings to examine the
nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, to be an Associate Justice
of the Supreme Court of the United States, the nominee testified and
answered questions in his own behalf.
Hearings recessed subject to the call and will meet again on
Thursday, March 23, 2017.
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