Leahy Announces FBI Oversight Hearing

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, March 11, 2009) – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced the first oversight hearing of the 111th Congress for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  Director Robert S. Mueller will testify before the Senate panel at an oversight hearing scheduled for March 25.  Mueller appeared before the Committee twice last year.

The Senate Judiciary Committee has held periodic oversight hearings of the FBI with the Bureau’s Director.  The oversight hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at 9:30 a.m., in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building.  The hearing will be webcast live online via the Judiciary Committee’s website.  Testimony and member statements will also be available online.

Members of the press, especially television camera crews, should contact the Senate Daily Press Gallery or the Senate Radio-Television Gallery to reserve space at the hearing.

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March 11, 2009


The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing on “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation” for Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 9:30 a.m., in Room 216 of the Senate Hart Office Building.

By order of the Chairman.

Witness List

Hearing before the
Senate Judiciary Committee

“Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation”

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Senate Hart Office Building Room 216
9:30 a.m.

The Honorable Robert S. Mueller, III
Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States Department of Justice
Washington, DC

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