WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) Thursday will participate in a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the United States’ strategy to counter China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.

Earlier this year, the Senate unanimously passed Romney’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Act of 2019, legislation to require the U.S. to partner with allies in the Indo-Pacific region, Europe, and elsewhere, to develop a unified approach to address the rise of China.

The hearing will be livestreamed on the committee website for the public and members of the press.

WITNESSES:
Julie J. Chung, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Philip T. Reeker, Senior Bureau Official, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State
David R. Stilwell, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

HEARING DETAILS:
“Advancing U.S. Engagement and Countering China in the Indo-Pacific and Beyond”
Thursday, September 17
10:00am EDT/8:00am MDT
106 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC