**Credentialed media must RSVP to access press viewing area**

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow at 9 a.m., House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) will convene a hearing entitled “The FY 2018 Foreign Affairs Budget.”

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.”

Hearing: The FY 2018 Foreign Affairs Budget

9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

The Honorable Rex W. Tillerson
Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State


**Important planning note/RSVP requirement for press covering hearing**

The hearing will be webcast at www.foreignaffairs.house.gov/live-video-feed.

The hearing room will likely not be able to accommodate all members of the media wishing to cover the hearing from the press viewing area.

Only Congressionally credentialed members of the media will be allowed access to the press viewing area in the committee hearing room and MUST RSVP to their respective Press Gallery by 5pm today (June 13).

All television crews must RSVP to the House Radio TV Gallery at 202-225-5214.  Gallery contact information:

House Radio/TV Gallery:  202-225-5214
House Periodical Gallery:  202-225-2941
House Daily Press Gallery:  202-225-3945
Photographer Gallery:  202-224-6548