Tag: Preparing A Congressional Witness

What Witnesses at Congressional Hearings Need to Watch Out For

What Witnesses at Congressional Hearings Need to Watch Out For

What to Watch Out For During the Hearing Members of Congress often have strong partisan viewpoints or positions on issues, programs, and legislative initiatives, and they frequently announce, discuss, and stake out those positions at a committee hearing. It is important for a witness to be as politically savvy as possible when going before a […]

Preparing A Witness Before A Congressional Hearing

Preparing A Witness Before A Congressional Hearing

What to Do Before the Hearing As soon as practicable in the witness preparation stage, a witness should become familiar with the issue of the hearing and the subject matter of the testimony. This is a critical step in preparing to be an effective witness. Usually the witness is a principal or officer in the […]