House Transportation Committee 'monitoring' 787 investigations

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The Senate panel that handles transportation issues has already raised the possibility of conducting hearings into the 787's mishaps.

"I just talked with the [aviation] subcommittee chairman, [Sen.] Maria CantwellMaria Elaine CantwellDemocrats oppose effort to delay or repeal Interior methane rule Senators spar over proposal to drill in Alaska wildlife refuge Fake quorum calls are an excuse for the Senate's inaction MORE [(D-Wash.)] ... and I think she is interested in doing it," Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers MORE (D-W.Va.) told reporters at the Capitol earlier this week.

Rockefeller has said he supports the FAA's decision to ground the 787.