C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, January 24 >

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7:00 am ET Approx. 32 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press. The ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump administration press secretary Sean Spicer in which he spent several minutes of his first White House briefing talking about the media’s coverage of the new president’s campaign.

Throughout the program, C-SPAN’s John McArdle read news headlines from around Capitol Hill and the rest of the nation.
7:07 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions ... Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on his nomination to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump administration. He was introduced by Senator Isakson (R-GA), a member of the committee. Representative Price was asked about a broad range of health care-related topics, with a majority of questions focused on the incoming administration’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He said the new plan would seek to insure a greater number of Americans than the current law. The nominee was also asked numerous questions on his personal investments in medical research and development firms. After the hearing Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) responded to some questions from members of the press. 8:52 am ET Approx. 59 min. Interior Secretary Confirmation Hearing, Part 1 Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources ... Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on his nomination by President-elect Trump to be secretary of the Department of the Interior. He answered questions from committee members on a variety of land management and Indian affairs topics, including the use of executive orders to designate national monuments, energy development on public lands, and collaboration in environmental and other project reviews. After a first round of questions, the hearing briefly recessed so lawmakers could cast votes on the Senate floor. Representative Zinke was introduced by Montana Senators Jon Tester (D) and Steve Daines (R).
7:32 am ET Approx. 38 min. LIVE Representative Keith Rothfus on President Trump and Republican Congress ; ; Representative Keith Rothfus (R-PA) talked about President Donald Trump’s policy agenda and ... Representative Keith Rothfus (R-PA) talked about President Donald Trump’s policy agenda and his relationship with congressional Republicans.

At the conclusion of the program, C-SPAN’s John McArdle read news headlines from around Capitol Hill and the rest of the nation. Also a clip was shown from a previous-day news conference in which Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced their proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act, the Patient Freedom Act of 2017. T
9:02 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Education Secretary Confirmation Hearing Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on her ... Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on her nomination for secretary of education in the Trump administration. She answered questions on a wide range of issues, including the nation’s public education system, charter schools, school choice and vouchers, post-secondary education, student loan debt, special education programs and funding, and her financial holdings and potential conflicts on interest. Ms. DeVos was introduced by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT).

Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) limited the committee members to one round of questions despite several appeals from Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) and the Democrats for a second round.
10:03 am ET Approx. 3 hr. 52 min. LIVE Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to ... Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump administration. Representative Price in his remarks committed to several committee members he would work with them to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable health coverage as congressional Republicans continued working toward their pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He also talked about the solvency of Medicare, Medicaid expansion, and his trading of health care stocks. Regarding his investments, he once again defended his actions, calling them ethical, legal, and transparent.
8:11 am ET Approx. 31 min. LIVE Representative Jim Himes on the Congressional Democratic Agenda ; Representative Jim Himes, chair of the New Democrat Coalition, talked about his party’s ... Representative Jim Himes, chair of the New Democrat Coalition, talked about his party’s agenda in the 115th Congress.

At the conclusion of the program, C-SPAN’s John McArdle read news headlines from around Capitol Hill and the rest of the nation.
10:44 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 50 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 1 The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 1:56 pm ET Approx. 31 min. LIVE White House Daily Briefing Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters at the White House daily briefing. Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters at the White House daily briefing.
8:43 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 17 min. LIVE Open Phones ; Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press in ... Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press in covering the White House and Washington, D.C.. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump administration press secretary Sean Spicer in which he spent several minutes of his first White House briefing talking about the media’s coverage of the new president’s campaign.

Throughout the program, C-SPAN’s John McArdle read news headlines from around Capitol Hill and the rest of the nation.
12:34 pm ET Approx. 15 min. House Republican Agenda House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump ... House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump administration, which iclude repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and tax reform. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supports President Trump’s proposal for a border tax as part of a larger tax plan. 2:28 pm ET Approx. 5 min. LIVE White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs ... Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee on his nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump administration.
10:00 am ET Approx. 41 min. LIVE Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic. The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic. 12:50 pm ET Approx. 25 min. House Democratic Agenda ; House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with ... House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with reporters after their party’s weekly meeting. The two leaders responded to news reports that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to remain in his post. They also talked about Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 2:34 pm ET Approx. 2 hr. 55 min. LIVE White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs ... Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee on his nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump administration.
10:41 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 18 min. LIVE White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing In the first of his two confirmation hearings for the day, Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) ... In the first of his two confirmation hearings for the day, Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Budget Committee on his nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump administration. He was asked about several issues including his positions on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid funding, and his commitment to facts and data for informing his policy recommendations to the president. 1:15 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Infrastructure Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion ... Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure. 5:32 pm ET Approx. 31 min. U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, Opening News Conference Mayors Mick Cornett (R) and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D), the president and vice president ... Mayors Mick Cornett (R) and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D), the president and vice president of the U.S. Council of Mayors, held a news conference as the grouo’s winter meeting got underway. Mayor Cornett said engagement with President-elect Trump had been “so far so good,” and that mayors were ready to work with the incoming to address such issues as immigration policy, the health care law and infrastructure needs. Regarding the outgoing administration, Mayor Cornett thanked President Obama and his team for the access they gave for the past eight years. The mayors of Burnsville, Minnesota, and Columbia, South Carolina, also took part in the briefing.
12:00 pm ET Approx. 7 hr. 59 min. LIVE House Session The House debated H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full ... The House debated H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which would prohibit federal funding of abortions and ban abortion coverage from subsidized federal health care plans. 1:40 pm ET Approx. 23 min. Attorney General Nomination ; ; The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s ... The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. The delay was requested by Democrats on the committee after staff receiving 188 pages from Senator Sessions in response to questions from committee members on the nomination, said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the panel’s ranking member. After announcing the vote delay, the committee approved an authorization bill, and paid tribute to a long-time committee staffer. 8:00 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 56 min. SBA Administrator Confirmation Hearing Linda McMahon testified before the Small Business Committee on her nomination to head the Small ... Linda McMahon testified before the Small Business Committee on her nomination to head the Small Business Administration.
TBD Approx. 25 min. House Democratic Agenda ; House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with ... House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with reporters after their party’s weekly meeting. The two leaders responded to news reports that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to remain in his post. They also talked about Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 2:04 pm ET Approx. 10 min. LIVE Senate Republican Agenda 9:56 pm ET Approx. 13 min. Interview with Representative James Comer Representative James Comer (R-KY), who was elected in November 2016 to represent Kentucky’s ... Representative James Comer (R-KY), who was elected in November 2016 to represent Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District, spoke with C-SPAN for a freshman profile interview. Representative Comer talked about his legislative priorities including deregulating hemp, a growing crop in Kentucky.
TBD Approx. 27 min. Representative Jim Himes on the Congressional Democratic Agenda ; Representative Jim Himes, chair of the New Democrat Coalition, talked about his party’s ... Representative Jim Himes, chair of the New Democrat Coalition, talked about his party’s agenda in the 115th Congress.

At the conclusion of the program, C-SPAN’s John McArdle read news headlines from around Capitol Hill and the rest of the nation.
2:15 pm ET Approx. 5 hr. 44 min. LIVE Senate Session, Part 2 The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate convened for a legislative session. 10:10 pm ET Approx. 9 min. Interview with Representative Brad Schneider ; Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) talked with C-SPAN for a freshman profile interview. ... Representative Brad Schneider (D-IL) talked with C-SPAN for a freshman profile interview. Representative Schneider served one term during the 113th Congress, but lost his re-election bid in 2015. He said he would pick up in the 115th Congress where he left off during his previous time in office, focusing on issues such as gun violence and U.S-Israel relations.
5:00 pm ET Approx. 14 min. House Republican Agenda House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump ... House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump administration, which iclude repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and tax reform. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supports President Trump’s proposal for a border tax as part of a larger tax plan. TBD Approx. 4 min.
5:15 pm ET Approx. 25 min. House Democratic Agenda ; House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with ... House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with reporters after their party’s weekly meeting. The two leaders responded to news reports that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to remain in his post. They also talked about Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. TBD Approx. 5 min. Executive Orders Signings President Trump signed five executive orders in the Oval Office. Two dealt with permitting and ... President Trump signed five executive orders in the Oval Office. Two dealt with permitting and renegotiating terms governing construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a third encouraging use of American-built piping, and a fourth aiming to streamline the permitting process for domestic manufacturers, and another expediting federal environmental reviews for infrastructure projects. After the signings, in response to a reporter’s question, President Trump said he would be nominating a Supreme Court justice within the next week.
8:00 pm ET Approx. 4 min. President Trump Meeting with Auto Industry Executives President Trump met with auto executives at the White House during the first week of his ... President Trump met with auto executives at the White House during the first week of his administration. The president told the group, which included General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, that he would work to increase manufacturing and decrease regulations in the U.S. TBD Approx. 24 min. Infrastructure Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion ... Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure.
8:04 pm ET Approx. 5 min. Executive Orders Signings President Trump signed five executive orders in the Oval Office. Two dealt with permitting and ... President Trump signed five executive orders in the Oval Office. Two dealt with permitting and renegotiating terms governing construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a third encouraging use of American-built piping, and a fourth aiming to streamline the permitting process for domestic manufacturers, and another expediting federal environmental reviews for infrastructure projects. After the signings, in response to a reporter’s question, President Trump said he would be nominating a Supreme Court justice within the next week. TBD Approx. 14 min.
8:10 pm ET Approx. 26 min. Attorney General Nomination ; ; The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s ... The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. The delay was requested by Democrats on the committee after staff receiving 188 pages from Senator Sessions in response to questions from committee members on the nomination, said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the panel’s ranking member. After announcing the vote delay, the committee approved an authorization bill, and paid tribute to a long-time committee staffer. TBD Approx. 16 min. Senate Republican Agenda
8:37 pm ET Approx. 3 hr. 56 min. Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to ... Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump administration. Representative Price in his remarks committed to several committee members he would work with them to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable health coverage as congressional Republicans continued working toward their pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He also talked about the solvency of Medicare, Medicaid expansion, and his trading of health care stocks. Regarding his investments, he once again defended his actions, calling them ethical, legal, and transparent. 10:55 pm ET Approx. 40 min. Budget and Economic Outlook Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Keith Hall and Deputy Director Mark Hadley held a press ... Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Keith Hall and Deputy Director Mark Hadley held a press briefing to release their agency’s latest budget and economic outlook. According to the new CBO report, federal deficits were expected to decrease over the upcoming two years but then follow an upward trajectory in the next decade. The report also projects that gross domestic product (GDP) would expand at an average pace of 2.1 percent over the next two years. In addition, officials answered reporter questions concerning health care premiums, the labor force participation rate, and future economic forecasts.
12:33 am ET Approx. 33 min. 11:36 pm ET Approx. 14 min. SEN DEMs/SEN GOPs - Republican Leaders Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters after ... Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters after their weekly party lunch providing an update on approving President Trump’s cabinet nominees. In addition, Majority Leader McConnell criticized the Senate Democrat’s infrastructure plan and responded to President Trump’s claim about voter fraud saying, “the notion that election fraud is a fiction is not true.”
1:06 am ET Approx. 14 min. House Republican Agenda House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump ... House Republican leaders briefed reporters on their priorities for the first 100 days of the Trump administration, which iclude repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and tax reform. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supports President Trump’s proposal for a border tax as part of a larger tax plan. 11:50 pm ET Approx. 24 min. Infrastructure Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion ... Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would negotiate with President Trump on how to pay for it. Senator Schumer called on the president to follow through on his campaign promise to spend money on infrastructure.
1:21 am ET Approx. 25 min. House Democratic Agenda ; House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with ... House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) spoke with reporters after their party’s weekly meeting. The two leaders responded to news reports that President Trump asked FBI Director James Comey to remain in his post. They also talked about Republican plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 1:57 am ET Approx. 2 hr. 55 min. White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing In the first of his two confirmation hearings for the day, Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) ... In the first of his two confirmation hearings for the day, Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Budget Committee on his nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump administration. He was asked about several issues including his positions on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid funding, and his commitment to facts and data for informing his policy recommendations to the president.
1:46 am ET Approx. 4 min. President Trump Meeting with Auto Industry Executives President Trump met with auto executives at the White House during the first week of his ... President Trump met with auto executives at the White House during the first week of his administration. The president told the group, which included General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, that he would work to increase manufacturing and decrease regulations in the U.S. 4:52 am ET Approx. 1 hr. 41 min. Democratic Party Chair Candidates Forum The seven declared candidates running to be chair of the Democratic National Committee ... The seven declared candidates running to be chair of the Democratic National Committee participated in a forum. They answered questions on how they would expand the committee’s reach and boost its effectiveness in the 2020 elections, following the Democrats' 2016 national defeat, and talked about ways to diversify the committee’s staff and cadre of contractors.

Joy-Ann Reid moderated this “DNC Chair Candidates Forum 2017” held in the Jack Morton Auditorium of George Washington University by Democracy in Color in partnership with mitĂș and Inclusv.
1:51 am ET Approx. 5 min. Executive Orders Signings President Trump signed five executive orders in the Oval Office. Two dealt with permitting and ... President Trump signed five executive orders in the Oval Office. Two dealt with permitting and renegotiating terms governing construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a third encouraging use of American-built piping, and a fourth aiming to streamline the permitting process for domestic manufacturers, and another expediting federal environmental reviews for infrastructure projects. After the signings, in response to a reporter’s question, President Trump said he would be nominating a Supreme Court justice within the next week.
1:57 am ET Approx. 26 min. Attorney General Nomination ; ; The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s ... The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. The delay was requested by Democrats on the committee after staff receiving 188 pages from Senator Sessions in response to questions from committee members on the nomination, said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the panel’s ranking member. After announcing the vote delay, the committee approved an authorization bill, and paid tribute to a long-time committee staffer.
TBD Approx. 3 hr. 56 min. Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to ... Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump administration. Representative Price in his remarks committed to several committee members he would work with them to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable health coverage as congressional Republicans continued working toward their pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He also talked about the solvency of Medicare, Medicaid expansion, and his trading of health care stocks. Regarding his investments, he once again defended his actions, calling them ethical, legal, and transparent.