Note: Hearing was delayed until 10 a.m. ET.

Chairman Royce on the hearing:  “As we continue our work to make U.S. diplomacy and foreign assistance more effective and efficient, this hearing will provide members an opportunity to hear from Secretary Tillerson about the administration’s foreign affairs budget and reform proposals.”

Opening Statements

Full text of Chairman Ed Royce’s opening statement


The Honorable Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]


Hearing transcript (PDF)