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Capitol Hill

What we’re watching

Monday: The House Financial Services Committee will have a hearing in Tennessee on the SEC’s climate disclosure rule. The House Ways and Means Committee will have a hearing on health care in Denton, Texas.

Tuesday: The House Foreign Affairs Committee will have a hearing on the 2021 U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Former Joint Chiefs Chair Mark Milley and former CentCom Commander Kenneth McKenzie will testify.

Wednesday: The House Armed Services Committee will have a hearing on national security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. Ely Ratner, the assistant secretary of Defense for the region; Adm. John Aquilino, the U.S. Indo-Pacific commander; and Gen. Paul LaCamera, the commander of the United Nations Command, ROK/US Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea will testify.

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm will testify in front of the House Appropriations Committee on their FY2025 budget requests.

House Oversight has a hearing on President Joe Biden. The House Ways and Means Committee will hear from Becerra.

The Federal Open Market Committee will make its announcement on interest rates. Fed Chair Jay Powell will hold a press conference.

Thursday: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will be in front of House Appropriations. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will be in front of the Senate Finance Committee on the FY2025 budget.

Yellen, OMB Director Shalanda Young and Jared Bernstein, the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, will be in front of House Appropriations.

The House Armed Services Committee will hear from John Plumb, the assistant Defense secretary for space policy; Gen. Anthony Cotton, the commander of Strategic Command; Gen. Stephen Whiting, the commander of Space Command; and Gen. Gregory Guillot, the commander of NORAD.

— Jake Sherman

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