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AP National News Calendar

March 1, 2019

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week March 3-9. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times are Eastern), unless otherwise noted:

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: Commerce Department releases construction spending for December, 10 a.m.

TUESDAY: Commerce Department releases new home sales for December, 10 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for February, 10 a.m.; Treasury releases federal budget for January, 2 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: ADP releases its employment survey for February, 8:15 a.m.; Commerce Department releases international trade data for December, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for January, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY: Commerce Department releases international trade data for January, 8:30 a.m.; Labor Department releases fourth-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for January, 3 p.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases employment data for February, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for January, 10 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.


SUNDAY, March 3

No events of note.


MONDAY, March 4

Washington — Supreme Court issues orders.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a private briefing on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


TUESDAY, March 5

Washington — Supreme Court on break until March 18.

Washington — Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on vaccines.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a closed hearing about the U.S.-North Korea summit, with special envoy Stephen Biegun.

Washington — Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on concentration and competition in the U.S. economy.

Target Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens.



Washington — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on border security.

Washington — House Judiciary Committee hearing on young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and on a program that grants special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation.

Washington — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, testifies in private to the House Intelligence Committee.

Washington — Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of Customs and Border Protection’s response to the smuggling of people across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the nomination of John Abizaid to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Washington — Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing on the military services and sexual assault.



Washington — President Donald Trump meets with the prime minister of the Czech Republic, Andrej Babis.

Washington — Justices Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee at a hearing on the Supreme Court budget.

Washington — Melania Trump attends the International Women of Courage event at the State Department.

Washington — House Armed Services Committee hearing on national security challenges in the Mideast and Africa, with Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of Central Command, and Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, commander of Africa Command.

Washington — House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on gun control.

Washington — Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on private sector data breaches.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on U.S.-Venezuela relations.

Washington — Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee hearing on China.

Alexandria, Virginia — Sentencing hearing scheduled for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on his conviction for hiding millions of dollars from the IRS that he earned advising Ukrainian politicians.


FRIDAY, March 8

No events of note.



No events of note.