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09/16/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2020 13:13

TOMORROW @ 9AM: Congressional Hearing on Worldwide Threats

September 16, 2020

TOMORROW @ 9AM: Congressional Hearing on Worldwide Threats

(WASHINGTON) - Tomorrow, Thursday, September 17th, the Committee on Homeland Security, chaired by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), will hold its annual worldwide threats hearing. Members will question key government witnesses about terrorism threats and how the Federal government is addressing those threats to protect the homeland. This hearing will be streamed live on YouTube (link below).

The hearing will focus on international terrorism threats, including the threats to the homeland resulting from the resurgence of ISIS in Syria, and the rise in domestic terrorism incidents and recent shootings, including those inspired by or related to militias, conspiracy theorists, or violent extremists with transnational links, as well as election security and cyber threats.

Event details:

WHAT: House Homeland Security Committee Hearing: Worldwide Threats to the Homeland

WHEN: Thursday, September 17th at 9am EDT

WHERE: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES:

  • Chad Wolf, Department of Homeland Security
  • Christopher Wray, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Christopher Miller, Director, National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)

Updated info and livestream available here.

Members of the press are encouraged to watch the hearing via livestream. Hearing materials will be available on our website. If members of the press plan to attend in person, please note seating is very limited. Press must RSVP to [email protected]

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