Full Committee Hearing on the Freely Associated States

July 23, 2019
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine the United States’ interests in the Freely Associated States.

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Douglas Domenech

    Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • The Honorable Randall Schriver

    Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs
    U.S. Department of Defense
  • Ms. Sandra Oudkirk

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands
    Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Dr. David Gootnick

    Director of International Affairs and Trade
    U.S. Government Accountability Office