Hill hearings start on Trump’s Cabinet picks; Here’s what you need to know https://t.co/G8w9pwvxTC— Andrew Malcolm (@AHMalcolm) January 10, 2017
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Attorney General: Sen. Jeff Sessions
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold the confirmation hearings for Trump’s pick for Attorney General, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper will be back on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, answering questions on Russian intelligence activities that interfered in the U.S. election from the Senate Intelligence Panel. He will be joined by CIA Director John Brennan, NSA Director Michael Rogers, and FBI Director James Comey.
Secretary of Homeland Security: John Kelly
Retired Marine John Kelly, who Trump tapped to be his homeland security secretary, will have a hearing in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday....
Wednesday, Jan. 11
Secretary of State: Rex Tillerson
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for Trump’s nominee to head the State Department on Wednesday....
CIA Director: Rep. Mike Pompeo
Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kansas, will be questioned by the Senate Select Comittee on Intelligence on Wednesday....
Secretary of Transportation: Elaine Chao
Elaine Chao, who Trump tapped to be his transportation secretary, will have a hearing in front of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee....
Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos
Trump’s choice to lead the Education Department, Republican mega-donor Betsy DeVos, will have a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Wednesday....
Thursday, Jan. 12
Secretary of Commerce: Wilbur Ross
The private-equity investor billionaire will have a hearing in front of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Thursday....
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Ben Carson
The retired neurosurgeon who ran against Trump in the 2016 Republican primary will have a hearing in front of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday.