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.

11:00 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in a National Veterans Day Observance | Arlington, VA

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

11:00 a.m. EST – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY join THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY to participate in a National Veterans Day Observance | Arlington, VA

Recap of Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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

The White House

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Press Release: DOD Statement on Personnel Changes at the Pentagon
  • Article: DOD Working With Industry to Ramp Up 5G Network Innovation
  • Article: Rules Describe Permitted, Prohibited Post-Election Activities (re: the Hatch Act)
  • Article: COVID-19 Forces DOD to Adapt, Innovate
  • Advisory: Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced
  • Contracts for November 10, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Wednesday, November 11
  • November 10: SecState Speech | The Promise of America
  • November 10: Remarks | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability
  • November 10: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta
  • November 10: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Bret Baier of Fox News Special Report
  • November 10: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Tony Perkins of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins
  • November 10: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Mark Belling of the Mark Belling Show
  • November 10: Advisory | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to France, Turkey, Georgia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia (Nov. 13-23)
  • November 10: Readout | Readout of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Meeting on West Africa
  • November 10: Joint Statement on the Japan-U.S.-Brazil Exchange
  • November 10: Joint Statement on Host Nation Support (Japan and United States)
  • November 10: Joint Statement on the U.S.-Brazil Environmental Framework Dialogue
  • November 10: Fact Sheet | U.S.-Brazil Environmental Framework Dialogue
  • November 10: Joint Statement on the Establishment of the U.S.-Brazil Critical Minerals Working Group
  • November 10: Fact Sheet | U.S. Support for Digital Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • November 10: Statement | New Visa Restrictions for Wildlife and Timber Traffickers
  • November 10: Statement | Building on the Strong U.S.-Europe Relationship Responding to Global Humanitarian Needs
  • November 10: Statement | U.S. Approves Advanced Defense Capabilities for the United Arab Emirates
  • November 10: Statement | Wrongful Detention by the Houthis of Levi Salem Musa Marhabi
  • November 10: Statement | Sint Maarten National Day

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Libya (via VTC)
  • Remarks at a Meeting of the Sixth Committee on Agenda Item 78: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

  • Press Release: The Legend of Wild Bill | How Donovan Got His Nickname

Department of the Treasury

  • Sanctions: Treasury Sanctions Procurement Network Supplying Iranian Military Firm

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Justice Department Invests $2.6 Million to Mitigate Violent Crime and Support Public Safety in Disruption Efforts
  • Press Release: Taiwan Individual and International Business Organizations Charged with Criminal Conspiracy to Violate Iranian Sanctions
  • Press Release: Former Bank Executive Sentenced to Prison for $15 Million Construction Loan Fraud
  • Press Release: Justice Department Settles with a Car Rental Services Company to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination

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

  • Press Release: Watch Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf Share a Special Message as Part of This Year’s Veterans Day Ceremony
  • Press Release: CBP and Singapore Customs Sign Historic Letter of Intent to Explore Single Window Connectivity (Washington, D.C.)
  • Press Release: Blythe agents intercept second meth smuggling attempt in vehicle spare tire within a week (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Criminal Aliens Arrested Across Three Consecutive Days (Texas)
  • Press Release: Brownsville CBP Officers Seize $195K Worth of Cocaine in Two Seizures (Texas)
  • Press Release: 200 Watches Worth Over $2M Halted by CBP Officers in Louisville (Kentucky)
  • Press Release: CBP in Pensacola Seizes 1,950 Testosterone Tablets (Florida)
  • Press Release: CBP Air and Marine Operations Crew and Partners Seize Nearly a Ton of Cocaine (Florida)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: Ten Key Facts About Federal Disaster Assistance
  • Press Release: Wildfire Survivors Have Less Than Two Weeks to Apply for Federal Aid (California)
  • Press Release: Free Legal Advice for Louisianans
  • Press Release: Just One Week Left to Apply for FEMA Assistance, SBA Disaster Loans (Alabama)
  • Press Release: Federal Assistance Fuels Puerto Rico’s Recovery from Tropical Storm Isaías

Department of Commerce

  • Blog: Veterans Day 2020
  • Blog: U.S. Economy Adds 638,000 Jobs as Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.9%
  • Blog: Spotlight on Commerce | Sameh Attia, Senior International Program Specialist, Office of General Counsel, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release: Forged Steel Fittings from India and Korea Injure U.S. Industry, Says USITC

Department of Interior

  • Press Release: Trump Administration’s Unprecedented Conservation Achievements Help Tame Invasive Mussels in Western Waters
  • Press Release: Trump Administration Grants Gold Star Families and Military Veterans Free Entrance to National Parks, Refuges and Other Public Lands Starting Veterans Day

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Awards 675 HIRE Vets Medallions To Employers That Hire, Retain and Support Veterans
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $541,026 for Employees of Miami-Area Aviation Engine Repair Companies Following Missed Payrolls
  • Press Release: Houston Railroad Company Pays Back Wages and Reinstates Employee Wrongly Denied Paid Leave to Care for Child During Pandemic

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: HHS allocates Lilly therapeutic to treat patients with mild to moderate COVID-19

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | November 10, 2020
  • Press Release: FDA Encourages Manufacturers to Clearly Declare All Uses of Sesame in Ingredient List on Food Labels

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Synopsis of President Trump’s Tweets

  • November 10: “People will not accept this Rigged Election!”
  • November 10: “People will not accept this Rigged Election!”
  • November 10: “Obama spied on our campaign – and got caught!”  Retweet:  Sean Davis @seanmdav · 12h · Fox News reporter snidely claims Devin Nunes was behind effort to “discredit the Russia investigation” of non-existent collusion. Russian collusion hoaxers loathe Nunes for uncovering the Obama admin’s illegal spying and leaking operation against Trump.
  • November 10: I Was In Philadelphia Watching Fraud Happen. Here’s How It Went Down They shut out our Poll Watchers and Observers. Those hundreds of thousands of votes should not be allowed. Corrupt politics.
  • November 10: “A brave patriot. More & more people are stepping forward to expose this Rigged Election!”  [This claim about election fraud is disputed]  Retweet:  James O’Keefe @JamesOKeefeIII · 11h · USPS Whistleblower Richard Hopkins: “I DID NOT RECANT” @shawnboburg and @jacobbogage have been played by the same federal agents on the audio ‘coercing,’ ‘scaring’ the whistleblower to water down allegations.  As reporters, they are REQUIRED to include Richard’s denial. REQUIRED
  • November 10: “He should pay a big price for his subversion!”  Retweet:  Marsha Blackburn @MarshaBlackburn · 16h · Andrew McCabe got caught carrying out a plot to take down @realDonaldTrump on taxpayer dollars. He is the epitome of what we do not want at the @FBI.
  • November 10: “Thanks Dan. Big win for us in Texas!”  Retweet:  The Daily Beast @thedailybeast · 15h · Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has offered up to $1 million of his own campaign funds for any whistleblowers or tipsters who come forward with evidence of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election
  • November 10: “That’s why Mike was number one in his class at West Point!”  Retweet:  NowThis @nowthisnews · 18h ·Sec. of State Pompeo outright denies the election results: ‘There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration’
  • November 10: “Andrew McCabe was exposed for who he is today in the U.S. Senate. He was totally destroyed – an ignorant fool. The great people of the FBI must make sure that he and his former boss, James Comey, pay the price for what they have done to the reputation of the FBI.”
  • November 10: “‘I don’t care what state you’re in, this computer voting system is wide open to fraud and intervention.’ @LouDobbs  True, and wait until you see what’s coming!”
  • November 10:

    • Detroit Poll Challenger Witnessed Election Workers Counting Ballots For ‘Non-eligible’ Voters
    • A Republican poll challenger in Detroit signed an affidavit describing how he was kicked out of the voting center after witnessing ballots processed from ineligible voters.
  • November 10:

    • Trump campaign files federal lawsuit in Michigan over fraud allegations
    • MADISON, Wisconsin — President Trump’s reelection campaign is filing a lawsuit in federal court in an attempt to keep Michigan from certifying its results until the voting process can be reviewed.
  • November 10: “Ballot Corruption will be exposed tonight at 9:00pmE on @SeanHannity on @FoxNews!
  • November 10: “Pennsylvania Party Leadership votes are this week. I hope they pick very tough and smart fighters. We will WIN!!”
  • November 10: “Nate Simington, a very smart and qualified individual, is having his Senate hearing today. Republicans will hopefully confirm him to the FCC ASAP! We need action NOW on this very important nomination!! @SenatorWicker @MarshaBlackburn @senatemajldr”
  • November 10: “Happy 245th Birthday to the @USMC! #HappyBirthdayMarines”

  • November 10: “Republicans, don’t let Andrew McCabe continue to get away with totally criminal activity. What he did should never be allowed to happen to our Country again. FIGHT FOR JUSTICE!”
  • November 10: “Highly Respected Ken Starr: ‘Pennsylvania’s three-day extension of the mail-in ballot deadline is a Constitutional Travesty.’ Legal scholars agree!”
  • November 10: “BALLOT COUNTING ABUSE!”
  • November 10: “WE WILL WIN!”
  • November 10: “‘Only because of President Trump, we are going to have a Vaccine by the end of the year.’ Ronny Jackson, Texas Congressman-Elect”
  • November 10: “‘President Trump told us for some time we would be getting a Vaccine by the end of the year and people laughed at him, and here we are with Pfizer getting FDA approval by the end of this month. He was right.’ @MariaBartiromo”