Nomination Hearing

March 10, 2021


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a nomination hearing on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 to consider the presidential nomination of Don Graves to be Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce.


  • Mr. Don Graves to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing details:

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

10:00 A.M

Full Committee (Hybrid)


This hearing will take place in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

*In order to maintain physical distancing as advised by the Office of the Attending Physician, seating for credentialed press will be limited throughout the course of the markup. Due to current limited access to the Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view this markup via the live stream. 



Majority Statement

  • Chair Maria Cantwell

Witness Panel 1