US executive branch text over image of White HouseThis report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases.

POTUS’ Schedule*

12:45 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Washington, D.C., en route to Dallas, TX

2:30 p.m. CDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Dallas Love Field Airport | Dallas, TX

3:00 p.m. CDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in a roundtable on Transition to Greatness: Restoring, Rebuilding, and Renewing | Gateway Church Dallas Campus, Dallas, TX

5:05 p.m. CDT – PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Private Residence | Dallas, TX

5:30 p.m. CDT – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a joint fundraising committee dinner | Dallas, TX

7:00 p.m. CDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Dallas, TX, en route to Newark, NJ

10:55 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Newark International Airport

11:20 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Bedminster | Bedminster, NJ

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

2:30 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT leads a Coronavirus Task Force Meeting | White House Situation Room

Looking ahead, Vice President Pence will travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Friday, June 12.  He will participate in a listening session with faith and community leaders, have lunch at a local restaurant, tour Oberg Industries to highlight the re-opening of America and deliver remarks to Oberg Industries employees.

*The US President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change.

Recap of Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Note: All bold hyperlinks spotlight COVID-19 information and developments.

The White House

  • Nominations/Appointments: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate and Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts (re: Department of Defense, State)
  • Readout of First Lady Melania Trump’s Call with Mrs. Tammy Murphy, First Lady of New Jersey

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Press Release: DOD Announces $135 Million in Defense Production Act Title 3 COVID-19 Actions
  • Article: Domestic N95 Mask Production Expected to Exceed 1 Billion in 2021
  • Article: Iran Poses Greatest Threat to Region, CENTCOM Commander Says
  • Contracts for June 10, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Thursday, June 11
  • 10:15 a.m. EDT – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Attorney General William Barr, and National Secretary Advisor Robert O’Brien hold a press availability at the Department of State.
  • June 10: Statement | Philippines Independence Day
  • June 10: Statement | On the Passing of Ambassador Simon Henshaw
  • June 10: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with UN Secretary-General António Guterres
  • June 10: Remarks | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability on the Release of the 2019 International Religious Freedom Report
  • June 10: Statement | On the Passing of Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza
  • June 10: Statement | Secretary Pompeo on the Opening of U.S. Consulate Nuuk
  • June 10: Statement | Message on the Occasion of Portugal’s National Day

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing by the International Criminal Court Prosecutor on Sudan (via VTC)
  • Statement on the International Day to Protect Education from Attack | June 9, 2020
  • Remarks at the Meeting of the UN Steering Committee on Partnerships for Small Island Developing States (via VTC) | June 9, 2020

Department of Justice

  • Daily Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Press Releases
  • Press Release: Department of Justice Files Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Support of Free Speech Challenge to California’s COVID-19 Ban on In-Person Political Protests
  • Press Release: South Korean Engineering Company Pleads Guilty to Defrauding U.S. Army, Agrees to Pay $68.4 Million
  • Press Release: The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security Propose Rule on Procedures for Asylum and Withholding of Removal
  • Press Release: President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice Continues Hearing on Community Engagement
  • Press Release: Government Contractor Resolves Charges Relating to Fraud on General Services Administration Contract to Modernize State Department Building
  • Press Release: Assistant Attorney General Benczkowski Announces Departure from Criminal Division
  • Press Release: Operators of California Charity Plead Guilty to Mail Fraud Conspiracy and Tax Evasion

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

  • Press Release: Border Patrol Agents Continue to Intercept Meth Smuggling Attempts (California)
  • Press Release: Yuma Sector Assists HSI with Seizure of Nearly 1,000 Oxycodone Pills from Body Carrier (Arizona)
  • Press Release: BP Captures Convicted Sex Offender Near Arivaca (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Nogales CBP Officers Find Nearly 300k Fentanyl Pills, Heroin and Cocaine in Tile (Arizona)
  • Press Release: CBP Officers Seized Over $300K in Cocaine at Brownsville Port of Entry (Texas)
  • Press Release: Rio Grande Valley Agents Seize nearly $350K worth of Drugs (Texas)
  • Press Release: CBP Field Operations Seizes Over $115K in Marijuana within Commercial Shipment (Texas)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Rescues Immigrant Lost For Five Days (Texas)
  • Press Release: S. Border Patrol, FURA Apprehend 17 Illegal Aliens from the Dominican Republic near Rincon (Puerto Rico)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: State, Federal Disaster Dollars Help Hyde County Schools (North Carolina)
  • Press Release: Preliminary Flood Maps for Somervell County, Texas are Ready for Public (Texas)
  • Press Release: FEMA Releases Guidance for Providing Mass Care During a Pandemic

US Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Press Release: Chairman Reed Underscores EXIM Commitment to U.S. Agriculture Exports with Stakeholders from 13 Western States, Guam and American Samoa
  • Readout from EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed’s Meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Italy Lewis M. Eisenberg

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

  • Press Release: DFC Announces First Members of Development Advisory Council
  • Press Release: DFC Begins Public Comment Period on Proposed Change to Nuclear Energy Policy

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: USDA Ensures All Kids Can Get Free Meals This Summer as Nation Reopens
  • Press Release: USDA Approves Mississippi to Accept SNAP Benefits Online
  • Press Release: USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in US Virgin Islands
  • Press Release: USDA Approves Delaware to Accept SNAP Benefits Online

Department of Interior

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: Tennessee Manufacturer to Pay $134,799 in Back Wages to More Than 400 Employees After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Overtime Violations
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1.9 Million Fine to New Jersey Framing Contractor for Exposing Workers to Safety Hazards
  • Press Release: South Carolina Auto Body Shop Pays $21,874 in Back Wages and Damages After U.S. Department
  • Press Release: Ohio Landscaping Company to Pay $18,469 in Back Wages to 12 Employees After U.S. Labor Department Finds Violations of H-2B Visa Program
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in South Dakota Bee Company Paying $466,767 in Back Wages and Penalties
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor and American Staffing Association Form Alliance to Increase Workforce Participation for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds General Motors Owes Employee $12,265 After Violating Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Press Release: Federal Judge Upholds Order for Michigan Logging Company to Pay Workers $878,874 Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • Press Release: S. Department of Labor Issues Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Face Coverings, Surgical Masks and Respirators in the Workplace

Department of Education

  • Readout of the U.S. Department of Education’s K-12 Educator Forum on Remote Learning Best Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Synopsis of President Trump’s Tweets

  • June 11: “Our great National Guard Troops who took care of the area around the White House could hardly believe how easy it was. ‘A walk in the park’, one said. The protesters, agitators, anarchists (ANTIFA), and others, were handled VERY easily by the Guard, D.C. Police, & S.S. GREAT JOB!”
  • June 11: “Domestic Terrorists have taken over Seattle, run by Radical Left Democrats, of course. LAW & ORDER!”
  • June 11: “‘Very troubled by Durham probe findings.’ A.G. Bill Barr @BretBaier @FoxNews”
  • June 10: “Radical Left Governor @JayInslee and the Mayor of Seattle are being taunted and played at a level that our great Country has never seen before. Take back your city NOW. If you don’t do it, I will. This is not a game. These ugly Anarchists must be stooped IMMEDIATELY. MOVE FAST!”
  • June 10: “…And the Trump family didn’t ask the Federal government for money to carry this and many other very expensive to carry properties!”  Retweet:  Eric Trump @EricTrump · 9h · We are incredibly excited to be reopening all hospitality at Trump Doral, Miami on June 18th!! The courses are impeccable and our teams are waiting for you! To reserve your tee times / hotel rooms simply visit or  @TrumpDoral
  • June 10: “So honored by Archbishop Viganò’s incredible letter to me. I hope everyone, religious or not, reads it!”  [Article]
  • June 10: “Congratulations to Dr. Rich McCormick (@RichforGA) on a BIG WIN in Georgia last night! We need you in Washington, D.C. badly. You have my Complete and Total Endorsement!”  #MAGA #GA07  Retweet:  AP Politics @AP_Politics · Jun 10 · BREAKING: Rich McCormick wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Georgia’s 7th congressional district. #APracecall at 1:46 a.m. EDT. #Election2020 #GAprimary
  • June 10: “Congratulations on last nights BIG WIN, @NancyMace! Keep up the great work so we can #MAGA! We need you in Washington fast. You have my Complete and Total Endorsement!” #SC01 Retweet:  AP Politics @AP_Politics · Jun 9 · BREAKING: Nancy Mace wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in South Carolina’s 1st congressional district. #APracecall at 8:43 p.m. EDT. #Election2020 #SCprimary
  • June 10: “I am sending $219.9M to the San Diego area in CARES Act funding for @sdmts. These funds from @USDOT will be CRITICAL for economic recovery. We have to keep people moving safely and efficiently!”
  • June 10: “Big $$$$ headed to the Pittsburgh area! I’m sending $141.7M in CARES Act funding to @PGHtransit from @USDOT to aid in the recovery.
  • This will be critical to helping people get where they need to go and more importantly, keeping them SAFE!
  • June 10: “It has been suggested that we should rename as many as 10 of our Legendary Military Bases, such as Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Fort Hood in Texas, Fort Benning in Georgia, etc. These Monumental and very Powerful Bases have become part of a Great American Heritage, and a…”
  • June 10: “…history of Winning, Victory, and Freedom. The United States of America trained and deployed our HEROES on these Hallowed Grounds, and won two World Wars. Therefore, my Administration will not even consider the renaming of these Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations…”
  • June 10: “…Our history as the Greatest Nation in the World will not be tampered with. Respect our Military!”
  • June 10: “Incredible! @FoxNews just took Congressional Hearing off the air just prior to important witness statements. More like CNN!!! Fox is lost!!!”
  • June 10: “Great statement to Congress by @Jim_Jordan concerning Defunding (not!) our great Police. This Radical Left agenda is not going to happen. Sleepy Joe Biden will be (already is) pulled all the way Left. Many, like Minneapolis, want to close their Police Departments. Crazy!”
  • June 10: ““For the first time in history, Police Organizations & National Security Organizations were used to SPY on a Campaign, & there was no basis for it. The media largely drove that, & claims were made that could have affected the election of the President.” A.G. Bill Barr @BretBaier”
  • June 10: “New York State is killing small businesses. Let them properly open! @foxandfriends”
  • June 10:  “NASDAQ HITS ALL-TIME HIGH. Tremendous progress being made, way ahead of schedule. USA!”