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Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) and Vice Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) appear at a House Jan. 6 committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 21. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

Today, the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, unexpectedly announced a hearing for Tuesday afternoon, its sixth this month. In a statement, the bipartisan panel said it would “present recently obtained evidence and receive witness testimony.” More details are expected later.

Meanwhile, as fallout from last week’s Supreme Court ruling on abortion continues, President Biden is in Germany for an annual meeting of the Group of Seven, the world’s wealthiest democracies. On Monday, the leaders heard a virtual address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and a senior U.S. official said G-7 leaders are close to an agreement on a global price cap for Russian oil shipments, a measure designed to disrupt a key source of funding for Russia’s war in Ukraine.

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  • 6 a.m. Eastern: Biden participated in a “family photo” with other G-7 leaders.
  • 1o a.m. Eastern: The Supreme Court issued more decisions.
  • 1:30 p.m. Eastern: Rahul Gupta, Biden’s director of national drug control policy, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Watch here.
  • 5:55 p.m. Eastern: Vice President Harris ceremonially swore in Bridget A. Brink as ambassador to Ukraine.

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