Watch live: Senate panel holds hearing on Biden's defense secretary nominee

Jan 19, 2021

Credit Caroline Amenabar/NPR / Stephen Melkisethian/Flickr

Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin is appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be President-elect Joe Biden's defense secretary. Austin, who previously led U.S. Central Command, will require a waiver for his confirmation as he's only been retired from active duty for four years. Watch the hearing live as it begins at approximately 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19.

[Note: If it is after 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19 and the video below does not display, please refresh the page.]