Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 201
(Daily Digest - December 20, 2018)

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Committee Meetings
THE PERIL OF AN IGNORED NATIONAL DEBT
Committee on Financial Services: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``The Peril of an Ignored National Debt''. Testimony was heard from 
public witnesses.
OVERSIGHT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Committee on the Judiciary: Full Committee held a hearing entitled 
``Oversight of the Department of Homeland Security''. Testimony was 
heard from Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary, Department of Homeland 
Security.
SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018
Committee on Rules: Full Committee concluded a hearing on Senate 
amendment to H.R. 695, the ``Committee on Appropriations Department of 
Defense Appropriations Act, 2018'' [Further Additional Continuing 
Appropriations Act, 2019]. The Committee granted, by record vote of 8-
2, a rule providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to 
H.R. 695. The rule makes in order a motion offered by the chair of the 
Committee on Appropriations or his designee that the House concur in 
the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 with an amendment consisting of the 
text of Rules Committee Print 115-88. The rule waives all points of 
order against consideration of the motion. The rule provides that the 
Senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. The rule 
provides one hour of debate on the motion equally divided and 
controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on 
Appropriations.
BUSINESS MEETING
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Full Committee held a 
business meeting to consider transmission of Certain Executive Session 
Materials to the Executive Branch; transmission of Certain Executive 
Session Transcripts to the Office of the Director of National 
Intelligence for Appropriate Classification Review in Preparation for 
Public Disclosure related to the following matters: Classified 
Committee Briefing (December 5, 2016), Classified Committee Briefing 
(January 10, 2017), and Classified Committee Briefing (March 2, 2017); 
and pending the Classification Review by the Office of the Director of 
National Intelligence, public release of the following Certain 
Executive Session Transcripts to the Committee Repository: Classified 
Committee Briefing (December 5, 2016), Classified Committee Briefing 
(January 10, 2017), and Classified Committee Briefing (March 2, 2017). 
The motion to transmit Certain Executive Session Materials to the 
Executive Branch; the motion to transmit Certain Executive Session 
Transcripts to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for 
Appropriate Classification Review in Preparation for Public Disclosure; 
and the motion that pending the Classification Review by the Office of 
the Director of National Intelligence, the Committee publicly release 
Certain Executive Session Witness Transcripts to the Committee 
Repository passed. This meeting was closed.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.