Nomination Hearing

Nomination Hearing

Date:   Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Time:   02:30 PM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 106

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the following nominations:  The Honorable Brian D. Miller, of Virginia, to be Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery, U.S. Department of the Treasury; and Mrs. Dana T. Wade, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  

For this hearing, the Senate Banking Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of Members, witnesses, staff and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at  

All hearings are webcast live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date. 

Member Statements

  1. Chairman Mike Crapo (R - Idaho)
  2. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)


  1. The Honorable Brian D. Miller
    Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Designate
    U.S. Department of the Treasury
  2. Mrs. Dana T. Wade
    Assistant Secretary Designate
    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development