WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A pair of U.S. banking regulators announced on Tuesday they would be hosting a public meeting on July 19 to solicit input on the proposed acquisition of Discover Financial Services by Capital One Financial Corporation.

The Federal Reserve and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency also announced they were extending the public comment period on the pending $35 billion deal to July 24, 2024.

(Reporting by Pete Schroeder; Editing by Chris Reese)