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*

THE PRESIDENT has no public events scheduled.

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

9:30 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Washington, D.C., en route Pittsburgh, PA, on Air Force Two

10:30 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Pittsburgh, PA, on Air Force Two

11:30 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT participates in a listening session with faith and community leaders | Covenant Church | Pittsburgh, PA

2:45 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT has lunch at a local restaurant | Springdale, PA

2:50 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT tours Oberg Industries | Sarver, PA

3:10 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to employees on Opening Up America Again at Oberg Industries | Sarver, PA

5:40 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Pittsburgh, PA, en route Washington, D.C., on Air Force Two

6:35 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Washington, D.C., on Air Force Two

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

Recap of Thursday, June 11, 2020

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

The White House

  • Executive Order on Blocking Property Of Certain Persons Associated With The International Criminal Court (ICC)
    • Statement from the Press Secretary
    • Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
  • Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump and His Administration are Empowering Women to Enhance Peace and Prosperity Around the World
  • Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus
    • Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
  • Nominations: One Nomination Sent to the Senate
  • Remarks: by President Trump in Roundtable Discussion | June 10, 2020
  • Transcript: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany | June 10, 2020

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Remarks by Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper at ICC Press Conference
    • Article: Esper: We’ll Handle Our Own Alleged War Criminals (re: ICC)
  • Publication: Women Peace and Security Strategic Framework and Implementation Plan
    • Statement on the Release of the Women, Peace and Security Strategic Framework and Implementation Plan
    • Article: DOD Unveils Women, Peace, Security Strategy
  • Readout of Secretary Esper’s Phone Call With Israeli Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Gantz
  • Press Release: DOD Announces $250 Million to Ukraine
  • Press Release: Returning to Normal Operations on the Pentagon Reservation: Phase One
  • Article: DOD’s Health Care Chief Discusses Pivot to Counter COVID-19
  • Contracts for June 11, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Friday, June 12
  • June 11: Remarks | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Attorney General William Barr, and National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien (re: ICC)
  • June 11: Statement | State Department Releases Women, Peace, and Security Implementation Plan
  • June 11: Fact Sheet | U.S. Diplomatic Leadership in Support of Women, Peace, and Security
  • June 11: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Dr. James Dobson of Family Talk with James Dobson
  • June 11: Transcript | Briefing with Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker On the U.S.-Iraq Dialogue and Developments in Libya
  • June 11: Joint Statement | U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue
  • June 11: Statement | The Conviction of U.S. Consulate General Istanbul Employee Metin Topuz
  • June 11: Readout | Special Representative Jeffrey’s Call with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vershinin (re: Syria)
  • June 11: Statement | On the Occasion of Russia Day in the Russian Federation
  • June 11: Transcript | Briefing With Deputy Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security Ricardo Colon On the Role of Diplomatic Security in Combatting Transnational Crime

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Statement by USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa on the Release of the USAID Women, Peace, and Security Strategy Implementation Plan
  • Statement by USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa Announcing Funding for Programs in Global Health under the New Partnerships Initiative
  • Press Release: USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa on the 2020 World Food Prize

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Mali (via VTC)
  • Statement on the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of the Economic and Social Council

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release: Issuance of Executive Order “Blocking Property of Certain Persons Associated with the International Criminal Court”

Department of Justice

  • Daily Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Press Releases
  • Press Release: City Officials Admit to Accepting Bribes (re: Calexico, California)
  • Press Release: The Department of Justice Files Statement of Interest in Support of Equal Treatment of Washington State Church Based on Recent Supreme Court Ruling
  • Press Release: Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Sends Letter to Montgomery County Maryland Executives Expressing First Amendment Concerns Regarding County Orders
  • Press Release: Gambian Man Indicted on Torture Charges
  • Press Release: Fifteen Defendants Plead Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy in International Cyber Fraud Scheme
  • Press Release: Two Former EarthWater Executives Plead Guilty for Investment Fraud Scheme Targeting Elderly Victims
  • Press Release: Former DEA Official Pleads Guilty to Elaborate $4 Million Fraud Scheme
  • Press Release: Former Rapides Parish Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Offense for Assaulting Inmate

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

  • Press Release: DHS Moves to Promote Global Peace, Stability, and Security by Enhancing Women’s Leadership Around the World Through Whole-of-Government Strategy
  • Press Release: USBP Seizes Two Meth Loads in One Day (California)
  • Press Release: Boat with Hull Spray-Painted Black Doesn’t Deter CBP from Stopping Boat Off San Diego Coast (California)
  • Press Release: Rio Grande Valley Agents Rescue Man Unresponsive due to Heat Injuries (Texas)
  • Press Release: Rio Grande Valley Agents Seize over $700K Worth of Drugs (Texas)
  • Press Release: Brackettville Agents Thwart Four Human Smuggling Attempts (Texas)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Agents Aid a Family in Distress (Texas)
  • Press Release: Philadelphia CBP Seizes Cache of Human Growth Hormone Boosting Meds from Poland (Pennsylvania)
  • Press Release: CBP San Juan Field Operations Seizes 492 Pounds of Cocaine inside Container in the Ferry (Puerto Rico)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: FEMA Releases Latest State-by-State Data on PPE
  • Press Release: Over $1 million in FEMA Funds for Warning Systems in Coastal Municipalities (Puerto Rico)
  • Press Release: The 2020 Hurricane Season is Here, Time to Prepare (US Virgin Islands)
  • Press Release: FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Big Horn Fire (Arizona)

Department of Commerce

  • Blog: Commerce This Week |  June 11

Department of Interior

  • Press Release: National Park Visitor Spending Generates Economic Impact of More Than $41 Billion
  • Press Release: This Week at Interior June 5, 2020

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: Kentucky Contractor to Pay $101,558 in Back Wages, Penalties After U.S. Department of Labor Finds H-2B Visa Program Violations
  • Press Release: S. Department of Labor Statement on D.C. Circuit Court Ruling
  • Press Release: Grocery Chain Pays $54,935 in Back Wages, Damages For Violating Federal Minimum Wage and Overtime Wage Laws in Georgia, South Carolina
  • Press Release: S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall at Alabama Worksite
  • Press Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report

Department of Education

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Education Issues Rule to Protect American Taxpayers from Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, Ensure COVID-19 Relief Funds Get to Eligible Students

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: HHS awards $8 million to expand COVID-19 training and technical assistance for health centers

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 12: “Crazy!”  Retweet:  Jeremy Frankel @FrankelJeremy · Jun 8 · Shocker: AOC Wants to Defund the Police
  • June 12: “People have no idea how Fake the Lamestream Media is!”  Retweet:  Dan Bongino @dbongino · Jun 8 · Spokesman for George W. Bush Says NYT Story Claiming He Won’t Vote for Trump Is Bogus
  • June 11 [Pinned]: “June 14th just happens to be my birthday, thank you! Love our Boaters, Love our Country! #MAGA”  [Video]
  • June 11: “The Radical Left Democrats: First they try to take away your guns. Then they try to take away your police!”
  • June 11: “Great work @RepChipRoy, together we are keeping AMERICAN WORKERS employed!”  Retweet:  Chip Roy @chiproytx US House candidate, TX-21 · 9h · As @realDonaldTrump meets w/ faith, business, & black community leaders in Dallas today, I am proud he signed #HR7010, my & @RepDeanPhillips bipartisan PPP Flexibility Act, that will help more small businesses such as these survive:
  • June 11: “Congratulations to @KarenHandel on running a great race and terrific primary victory – 75%, despite tough competition. Previously beat Jon Ossoff who, after his 2017 Congressional failure, is now running against a GREAT Senator, David @PerdueSenate…”
  • June 11: “…We need Karen in Washington badly! She loves Georgia and the USA. Has my Complete and Total Endorsement! November 3rd, a big day for us all! #GA06”
  • June 11: “Senator @JoniErnst of IOWA has a new book, “Daughter of the Heartland: My Ode to the Country That Raised Me.” The first female combat veteran elected to serve in the U.S. Senate – Joni is as tough as they come and a true inspiration for women everywhere. Get her book today!”
  • June 11: “Few people have ever fought as strongly for Iowa as Senator @JoniErnst! A combat Veteran, her service to Iowa and our Country is remarkable! Joni is Strong on Crime, our Military, Vets, Low Taxes and will protect your #2A at all times…”
  • June 11: “…Unlike her Radical Liberal opponent, Theresa Greenfield, and Theresa’s failed record in real estate, Joni stands for Iowa. Vote for Joni Ernst on November 3rd, a big day for us all! #IASEN”
  • June 11: “Matt @Mowers is a champion for the Great State of New Hampshire! He was a winner in my Administration and he will always put America First. Strong on our Military, Vets, Low Taxes and the…”
  • June 11: “…Second Amendment. Matt has my Complete and Total Endorsement! We need him in Washington now! #NH01”
  • June 11: “We need our Great David Perdue (@PerdueSenate) in the Senate to Drain the Swamp & Make America Great Again! His Radical Liberal opponent, Jon Ossoff (who we beat in 2017), supports LAWLESS Sanctuary Cities, wants to raise your taxes, & weaken our Great Military. He is a puppet…”
  • June 11: “…of Schumer and Pelosi. David is Strong on Crime, our Military, Vets, Low Taxes and will protect your #2A at all times. He is a GREAT Senator and has my Complete and Total Endorsement. Vote for David Perdue on November 3rd, a big day for us all! #GASEN”
  • June 11: “Chris @JacobsNY27 is a Great Winner and Fighter for New York. He will never let you down! Strong on Crime, Military, our Vets, Reducing Taxes, Regulations, and importantly, our #2A. Vote on June 23rd. Chris has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #NY27”
  • June 11: “Despite very tough competition, @NancyMace had a tremendous victory on Tuesday in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District. The first woman to graduate from the Citadel, she is a Great Warrior who we need in Washington now…”
  • June 11: “…Strong on Crime, our Military, Vets and Low Taxes. Nancy has my Complete and Total Endorsement! November 3rd, a big day for us all! #SC01”
  • June 11: “Seriously failed presidential candidate, Senator Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren, just introduced an Amendment on the renaming of many of our legendary Military Bases from which we trained to WIN two World Wars. Hopefully our great Republican Senators won’t fall for this!”
  • June 11: “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 stopped IMMEDIATELY. MOVE FAST!”
  • June 11: “Anarchists just took over Seattle and the Liberal Democrat Governor just said he knows ‘nothing about that’.”
  • June 11: “The Federal Reserve is wrong so often. I see the numbers also, and do MUCH better than they do. We will have a very good Third Quarter, a great Fourth Quarter, and one of our best ever years in 2021. We will also soon have a Vaccine & Therapeutics/Cure. That’s my opinion. WATCH!”
  • June 11:  “Sleepy Joe Biden refuses to leave his basement ‘sanctuary’ and tell his Radical Left BOSSES that they are heading in the wrong direction. Tell them to get out of Seattle now. Liberal Governor @JayInslee is looking ‘the fool’. LAW & ORDER!”