C-SPAN Schedule

< Tuesday, January 24 >

All times and durations are subject to change

C-SPAN 1 Copy C-SPAN 2 Copy C-SPAN 3 Copy
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.
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 Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) testified before the Senate Budget Committee on his nomination ... 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. 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. 5:31 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. 27 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. 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. 2:04 pm ET Approx. 10 min. LIVE Senate Republican Agenda
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. 2:15 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.
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.
6:16 pm ET Approx. 5 min.
6:22 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.
6:40 pm ET Approx. 1 hr. 55 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.