Nomination Hearing - Wilbur Ross

January 18, 2017

Nomination

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a nomination hearing for Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of the Department of Commerce designee, at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

Sen. Thune released a statement upon the naming of Ross as Secretary of Commerce designee on November 30, 2016, and following their in-person meeting to discuss infrastructure and innovation on December 6, 2016.

Ross’s nomination questionnaire is available here.

Witness:
 
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., to be Secretary of the Department of Commerce

Hearing Details:
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Full committee nomination hearing
 
This hearing will take place in Senate Dirksen Office Building, Room G50. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

NOTE: Hearing location and date changed on 1/10/17.

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune