By Carlo Muñoz - 02/07/13 07:00 PM EST
The hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
CIA Director nominee John Brennan is scheduled to testify Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee | Source: Getty Images
The White House agreed to brief lawmakers after some senators suggested they might block Brennan's nomination until they received more information.
Brennan, currently Obama's top counterterrorism adviser, faces opposition from some GOP lawmakers, but disclosures about the administration's drone policy have sparked anger among liberals as well.
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