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

11:15 a.m. PDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Las Vegas, NV, en route to Bullhead City, AZ

11:50 a.m. MST – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport | Bullhead City, AZ

12:00 p.m. MST – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again Victory Rally | Bullhead City, AZ

1:35 p.m. MST – THE PRESIDENT departs Bullhead City, AZ, en route to Goodyear, AZ

2:35 p.m. MST – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Phoenix Goodyear Airport | Goodyear, AZ

2:45 p.m. MST – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again Victory Rally | Goodyear, AZ

4:20 p.m. MST – THE PRESIDENT departs Goodyear, AZ, en route to Miami, FL

11:10 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Miami International Airport | Miami, FL

11:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the RON Location | Doral, FL

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

2:00 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Washington, D.C., en route Mosinee, WI, on Air Force Two

3:05 p.m. CDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Mosinee, WI, on Air Force Two | Central Wisconsin Airport

3:20 p.m. CDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again Victory Rally | Mosinee, WI

4:40 p.m. CDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Mosinee, WI, en route Flint, MI, on Air Force Two

6:45 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Flint, MI, on Air Force Two | Flint Bishop International Airport

7:00 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again Victory Rally | Flint, MI

8:20 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT departs Flint, MI, en route Washington, D.C., on Air Force Two

9:40 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT arrives in Washington, D.C., on Air Force Two

Recap of Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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

The White House

  • Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum Into the United States
  • Fact Sheet: President Trump’s Coronavirus Response Has Saved Over 2 Million Lives and Outperformed Other Nations
  • Remarks by President Trump Before Air Force One Departure | Joint Base Andrews, MD
  • Remarks by President Trump Before Marine One Departure
  • Article: President Trump Takes Action to Modernize America’s Water Resource Management and Infrastructure
  • Disaster Declaration: President Donald J. Trump Approves Louisiana Emergency Declaration
  • Remarks by President Trump at Swearing-In Ceremony of the Honorable Amy Coney Barrett as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States | October 26, 2020

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Transcript: Secretaries of Defense and State, Indian Ministers of Defense and External Affairs Provide Remarks at the Beginning of U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
  • Article: Esper Praises Results of U.S., Indian Meeting
  • Article: Space Force Leader Discusses Newest Military Service
  • Article: Operation Warp Speed Leader Discusses Vaccine Distribution
  • Publication: Continued Use of Weather and Safety Leave During COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Contracts for October 27, 2020

Department of State

Secretary Pompeo is on travel to Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia, from October 28-30, 2020.

  • Daily Schedule | Wednesday, October 28
  • October 27: Readout | Counselor Brechbühl’s Travel to Nigeria
  • October 27: Readout | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Shekhar Gupta of The Print
  • October 27: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi
  • October 27: Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
  • October 27: Statement | Highlights of 2020 U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
  • October 27: Remarks | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Indian Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh, And Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Opening Statements at the U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
  • October 27: Remarks | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, and Indian Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh Joint Press Availability at the U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
  • October 27: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Rahul Shivshankar of Times Now
  • October 27: Readout | Under Secretary Hale’s Call with Burmese State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi
  • October 27: Readout | Introducing BridgeUSA: A New Brand Identity for the Exchange Visitor Program
  • October 27: Statement | Memorandum of Understanding on Anti-Semitism
  • October 27: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Calls with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Aliyev
  • October 27: Fact Sheet | Secretary Pompeo Travels to Sri Lanka to Advance Indo-Pacific Ties
  • October 27: Statement | International Religious Freedom Day
  • October 27: Advisory | Special Representative Khalilzad Travels to Norway and Qatar
  • October 27: Statement | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ Independence Day

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a Third Committee Interactive Dialogue on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises (via VTC)
  • Remarks at a Third Committee Interactive Dialogue on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation, and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence (via VTC)
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Syria (via VTC)

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release: Division of Corporation Finance Director Bill Hinman Announces Intention to Conclude His Tenure Later This Year

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Report Detailing Government Efforts to Combat Robocalls Released to Congress
  • Press Release: Five Peruvians Extradited For Overseeing Call Centers That Threatened And Defrauded Spanish-Speaking U.S. Consumers
  • Press Release: Justice Department Files Enforcement Action Against Bain& Company As Part of Its Investigation Into Visa Inc’s Proposed Acquisition of Plaid Inc
  • Press Release: Beam Suntory Inc. Agrees to Pay Over $19 Million to Resolve Criminal Foreign Bribery Case
  • Press Release: Bloods Gang Members Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy Involving Murder and Other Crimes
  • Press Release: Department of Justice Files Complaint Against California Company To Stop Distribution of Adulterated Animal Drugs
  • Press Release: Washington Man Charged With COVID-Relief Fraud
  • Press Release: Arrests Made in Conspiracy to Illegally Manufacture Firearms
  • Press Release: Maine Man Sentenced for Federal Hate Crime Convictions
  • Press Release: North Carolina Couple Indicted for Failing to Pay Employment Taxes and Failure to File Tax Returns

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

  • Press Release: Acting DHS Secretary Chad F. Wolf Announces Luke Bellocchi as the Department of Homeland Security’s Ombudsman for Immigration Detention
  • Press Release: Acting DHS Deputy Secretary Cuccinelli Condemns Pending Court Decision Forcing Family Separation
  • Press Release: CBP Seizes Fake Viagra Pills, Footwear, Wearing Apparel, Makeup and Perfume Worth Over $3.5 Million at LA/Long Beach Seaport (California)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Arrests Two Gang Members (California)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Foils Fuel Tank Meth Smuggler at Checkpoint (Arizona)
  • Press Release: BP Discovers Rope Connected to Remote Control Car in Meth Smuggling Attempt (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Brownsville Port of Entry CBP Officers Seize $268K in Methamphetamine at Gateway International Bridge (Texas)
  • Press Release: Dulles CBP Agriculture Specialists Catch Concealed Canaries and Prohibited Produce Products from Albania (Virginia)
  • Press Release: Atlanta Field Office Reports on FY2020 Enforcement (Georgia)
  • Press Release: CBP Automates Cargo Processing in the Virgin Islands (U.S. Virgin Islands)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: FEMA Prepares for Hurricane Zeta (Washington, D.C.)
  • Press Release: FEMA Fire Management Assistance Granted for the Blue Ridge Fire (California)
  • Press Release: FEMA Provides Additional $4.1 Million for Colorado COVID-19 Response (Colorado)
  • Press Release: FEMA Deadline to Register for Hurricane Laura Assistance Extended (Louisiana)
  • Press Release: Private Nonprofits, Including Houses of Worship, May Apply for FEMA Public Assistance Grants (Alabama)

US Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Readout: EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed Meets With State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi to Discuss Economic Development and Job Creation
  • Press Release: Chairman Reed Applauds the Work of EXIM’s Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice, in Cracking Down on Bad Actors and Protecting American Taxpayers

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: Trump Administration Invests $891 Million in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 43 States

Department of Energy

  • Press Release: Department of Energy Announces $18 Million to Support High-Intensity Laser Facilities

Department of Labor

  • Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia On International Religious Freedom Day
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Restores Over $3.1 Billion to Employee Benefit Plans, Participants and Beneficiaries, the Most Ever

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: FDA Approves Lotion for Nonprescription Use to Treat Head Lice

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Synopsis of President Trump’s Tweets

  • October 28: “Covid, Covid, Covid is the unified chant of the Fake News Lamestream Media. They will talk about nothing else until November 4th., when the Election will be (hopefully!) over. Then the talk will be how low the death rate is, plenty of hospital rooms, & many tests of young people.”
  • October 28: “Thank you Charles. She will be a great one!”  Retweet:  Charles V Payne @cvpayne · Oct 26 · In moments history will be made.  An absolutely remarkable candidate.
    • Brilliant
    • Accomplished
    • Caring
    • Patriotic
    • Role Model
    • She has earned this distinction. In moments confirmation vote for Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett
    • How excited and proud do you feel?
  • October 28: “As a developer long ago, and continuing to this day, the politicians ran Chicago into the ground. I was able to make an appropriately great deal with the numerous lenders on a large and very beautiful tower. Doesn’t that make me a smart guy rather than a bad guy?”
  • October 27: “We are spending more in Florida, and we are winning big in Florida. Actually, we are winning big in many states as the Great Red Wave begins to form!”
  • October 27: “THANK YOU NEBRASKA! Get your friends, get your family, get your neighbors & co-workers & GET OUT AND VOTE! We didn’t come this far and fight this hard to surrender our Country back to the Corrupt Washington Swamp. On 11/3 we must finish the job & Drain the Swamp once and for all!”
  • October 27:

  • October 27: “THANK YOU NEBRASKA!”
  • October 27: “On my way to Nebraska, after a great evening in Wisconsin with hardworking American Patriots!

  • October 27: “Thank you WISCONSIN, get out and VOTE! Together, we are going to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!”
  • October 27: “Joe Biden is a corrupt politician. He wants to send YOUR jobs to China, while his family rakes in millions from the Chinese Communist Party. If Biden wins, China will OWN the USA. When we win, YOU win, Wisconsin wins, and AMERICA wins! #VOTE”
  • October 27: “Under my leadership, we achieved the most Secure Border in U.S. History! My opponent’s insane immigration plan completely eliminates U.S. borders by implementing nationwide catch-and-release. Joe Biden would make every community into a Sanctuary City for violent criminals. #VOTE”
  • October 27: “WISCONSIN—If I don’t sound like a typical Washington politician, it’s because I’m NOT a politician. If I don’t always play by the rules of the Washington Establishment, it’s because I was elected to fight for YOU, harder than anyone ever has before! #MAGA”
  • October 27: “THANK YOU WISCONSIN!”
  • October 27: “Just landed in Wisconsin and passed this great sign, thank you! See everyone soon!! #MAGA”
  • October 27: “Volunteer to be a Trump Election Poll Watcher. Sign up today! #MAGA”

  • October 27: “This Election Day, you must stop the Anti-American Radicals by delivering Joe Biden and the Far-Left a thundering defeat at the ballot box! Get out and VOTE! On November 3rd we must finish the job and Drain the Swamp once and for all!! #MAGA”
  • October 27: “Last night, we made history and confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court! Justice Barrett will defend our rights, our liberties, and our God-Given FREEDOM!”
  • October 27: “This election is a choice between a TRUMP RECOVERY or a BIDEN DEPRESSION. It’s a choice between a TRUMP BOOM or a BIDEN LOCKDOWN. It’s a choice between our plan to Kill the virus – or Biden’s plan to kill the American Dream!”
  • October 27: “THANK YOU MICHIGAN!”
  • October 27: “3 Points up in Michigan, 2 Points up in Wisconsin, 3 Points up in Pennsylvania. The Great Red Wave is forming, and getting ready to VOTE!”
  • October 27: “Joe Biden FAILED BADLY with the Swine Flu Epidemic. He knows nothing. All talk and no action!”
  • October 27: “In Lufkin, Texas — someone was stealing Trump signs, so an anonymous tree climber put up 30 of them throughout the community. Love it, thank you! #MAGA”

  • October 27: “Now @FoxNews is playing Obama’s no crowd, fake speech for Biden, a man he could barely endorse because he couldn’t believe he won. Also, I PREPAID many Millions of Dollars in Taxes.”
  • October 27: “Thank you Michigan—leaving the White House shortly, see you soon!”
  • October 27: “They (his handlers) ripped Sleepy Joe off the stage yesterday when he got lost in a ‘mental fog’. A disaster. Very little reporting on this!”
  • October 27: “Thank you to the Boston Herald. A great honor!”  Retweet:  Boston Herald @bostonherald · 16h · The Herald endorses President Trump
  • October 27: “The biggest difference between now and 2016 is @FoxNews. They are a whole different deal. Despite this, our campaign is doing much better, with bigger crowds and even more (much!) enthusiasm, than we had in 2016. Big Debate & SCOTUS Win! Real Polls have us winning everywhere!”
  • October 27: “Obama is drawing VERY small (tiny) numbers of people. Biden is drawing almost no one. We are drawing tens of thousands of people. You’ll see that again today. The Great Red Wave is coming!!!”
  • October 27: “Death rate of people going into hospitals is MUCH LOWER now than it was. @MSNBC  Wow, MSDNC has come a long way! The fact is that we have learned and done a lot about this Virus. Much different now than when it first arrived on our shores, and the World’s, from China!”
  • October 27: “Thank you very much to the great @WashTimes for the wonderful Endorsement of the job I have done as President. ‘His record of achievement in his first term is unmatched by any president in modern times. A second term is likely to bring more successes and a stronger America.’”
  • October 27: “3% up in Pennsylvania!”