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.

THE PRESIDENT has no public events scheduled.

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

3:00 p.m. EST – THE VICE PRESIDENT leads a White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting | White House Situation Room

Recap of Friday – Sunday, November 6-8, 2020

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

The White House

  • Remarks by President Trump on the Election | November 5, 2020

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Press Release: This Week in Operation Warp Speed – Nov. 6, 2020
  • Article: DOD Works With U.S. Agencies, International Partners to Halt Illicit Drug Flow
  • Article: S., Mexico Cooperate to Reduce Cross-Border Drug Flow
  • Press Release: Department of Defense Selected Acquisition Reports – December 2019
  • Publication: DOD Selected Acquisition Reports
  • Contracts for November 6, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Monday, November 9
  • November 7: Statement | Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela Elliott Abrams Travels to Middle East
  • November 6: Statement | Cambodia National Day
  • November 6: Statement | U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Elan S. Carr On Recent Progress In the Fight Against Anti-Semitism
  • November 6: Advisory | Under Secretary Keith Krach’s Travel to Central and South America to Advance the Clean Network and Strengthen Cooperation on Environment (Nov. 7-17)
  • November 6: Statement | Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Report 2020
  • November 6: Statement | Condemning the Assassination of Abdul Wase Ghafari
  • November 6: Sanctions | The United States Designates Corrupt Lebanese Political Leader Gibran Bassil
  • November 6: Statement | 2020 New Zealand General Election
  • November 5: Statement | Attacks by the Terrorist PKK Organization in the IKR
  • November 5: Statement | OSCE Moscow Mechanism Report Details Widespread Rights Violations in Belarus
  • November 5: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Estonian Foreign Minister Reinsalu
  • November 5: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Icelandic Foreign Minister Thordarson

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release: On USAID Leadership
  • Press Release: The United States Announces $20 Million to Buy Wheat to Help the Sudanese People
  • Press Release: The United States is Providing Immediate Aid to Respond to Support Super Typhoon Goni in The Philippines
  • Press Release: USAID Re-Designates 18 High-Priority Countries Under the Water for the World Act

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a Meeting of the Sixth Committee on Agenda Item 79: UN Program of Assistance in International Law

Department of the Treasury

  • Sanctions: Treasury Targets Corruption in Lebanon
  • Sanctions: Global Magnitsky Designation (Lebanon)

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Portland Resident Indicted for Providing Material Support to ISIS
  • Press Release: Justice Department Reaches Settlement with the Town of Irmo, South Carolina, to Resolve Allegations of Discrimination Against Homeowner with Disability
  • Press Release: Former Department of Justice Paralegal Pleads Guilty to Accessing and Releasing Sensitive, Non-Public Information
  • Press Release: Operators of California Charity Scam Sentenced to Prison for Mail Fraud Conspiracy and Tax Evasion

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

  • Press Release: CISA Releases Analysis Report on COVID-19 Impact to ICT Global Supply Chains
  • Press Release: CBP Officers Give Overdose Victim Another Shot at Life (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Miami/Tampa Field Office Announces FY20 Enforcement (Florida)
  • Press Release: Law Enforcement Partnership Saved Numerous Lives From a Human Smuggling Attempt (Texas)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Agents Seize over $103K Worth of Meth at Checkpoint (Texas)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: Mobile Registration Intake Center Open in Sonoma County (California)
  • Press Release: FEMA Awards More than $4 Million to Vermont Agency of Human Services for COVID-19 Expenses (Vermont)
  • Press Release: Where to Go When FEMA Can’t Help? Just dial “2-1-1” (Alabama)
  • Press Release: President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico
  • Press Release: FEMA Presents Disaster Housing Guide in Spanish (Puerto Rico)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release: USITC Makes Determinations in Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews Concerning Oil Country Tubular Goods from China

US Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Press Release: EXIM Chairman Reed Visits Family-Owned Hog Slat, Inc. In North Carolina to Highlight How EXIM Services Can Help U.S. Agriculture and Equipment Manufacturers Grow International Sales

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance Alerting Employers to Frequently Cited Standards Related to COVID-19 Inspections
  • Press Release: Houston Childcare Provider Pays Back Wages to Employee Wrongly Denied Paid Sick Leave and Terminated Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,496,768 In Coronavirus Violations
  • Press Release: Wendy’s Franchisee Pays $16,160 Civil Penalty After U.S. Department of Labor Discovers Child Labor Violations
  • Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia on the October Jobs Report
  • Press Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report
  • Press Release: Secretary Scalia Signs Order to Promote the Independence Of Department’s Advisory Committee Members
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Announces up to $5 Million in Disaster Recovery Funding for Florida in Response to Hurricane Sally
  • Press Release: CORRECTED | U.S. Department of Labor Releases Final Rule Codifying Procedures to Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Releases Final Rule Codifying Procedures To Resolve Potential Employment Discrimination
  • Press Release: Deloitte Services LP Agrees to Pay $275,000 to Resolve Alleged Wage Discrimination Found in Federal Contractor Compliance Review

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: KidneyX COVID-19 Kidney Care Challenge Seeks Replicable Frontline Solutions
  • Press Release: OCR Settles Tenth Investigation in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Test that Detects Neutralizing Antibodies from Recent or Prior SARS-CoV-2 Infection
  • Press Release: FDA Permits Marketing of New Device Designed to Reduce Sleep Disturbance Related to Nightmares in Certain Adults
  • Press Release: FDA Takes Efforts to Protect Patients from Potentially Harmful Compounded Drugs Through Finalizing Insanitary Conditions Guidance

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Synopsis of President Trump’s Tweets

  • November 8: “Watch @marklevinshow at 8:00 P.M.  Will discuss the Mail-In Ballot Hoax!”
  • November 8: “Investigators Dispatched After Fulton County Discovers ‘Issue‘ with Ballot Reporting via @BreitbartNews”
  • November 8: “Since when does the Lamestream Media call who our next president will be? We have all learned a lot in the last two weeks!”
  • November 8: “We believe these people are thieves. The big city machines are corrupt. This was a stolen election. Best pollster in Britain wrote this morning that this clearly was a stolen election, that it’s impossible to imagine that Biden outran Obama in some of these states.”
  • November 8: “….Where it mattered, they stole what they had to steal. @newtgingrich”
  • November 8: “We should look at the votes. We’re just beginning the tabulation stage. We should look at these allegations. We’re seeing a number of affidavits that there has been voter fraud. We have a history in this country of election problems. In Pennsylvania you had an order by a…”
  • November 8: “….how these ballots were authenticated, because if there’s a problem in the system about authentication, that would seriously affect the ENTIRE ELECTION – And what concerns me is that we had over a hundred million mail-in ballot in cites like Philladelphia…”
  • November 8: “…and Detroit with a long series of election problems (to put it mildly).” @JonathanTurley
  • November 7: “71,000,000 Legal Votes. The most EVER for a sitting President!”
  • November 7: “I WON THIS ELECTION, BY A LOT!”
  • November 7: “Georgia Counties Using Same Software as Michigan Counties Also Encounter ‘Glitch’  via @BreitbartNews What a total mess this “election” has been!”
  • November 7: “Big press conference today in Philadelphia at Four Seasons Total Landscaping — 11:30am!”
  • November 7 [Censored]: “People were screaming STOP THE COUNT & WE DEMAND TRANSPARENCY (As Legal Observers were refused admittance to count rooms)!”
  • November 7 [Censored]: “Tens of thousands of votes were illegally received after 8 P.M. on Tuesday, Election Day, totally and easily changing the results in Pennsylvania and certain other razor thin states. As a separate matter, hundreds of thousands of Votes were illegally not allowed to be OBSERVED…”
  • November 7 [Censored]: “….This would ALSO change the Election result in numerous States, including Pennsylvania, which everyone thought was easily won on Election Night, only to see a massive lead disappear, without anyone being allowed to OBSERVE, for long intervals of time, what the happened…”
  • November 7 [Censored]: “….Bad things took place during those hours where LEGAL TRANSPARENCY was viciously & crudely not allowed. Tractors blocked doors & windows were covered with thick cardboard so that observers could not see into the count rooms. BAD THINGS HAPPENED INSIDE. BIG CHANGES TOOK PLACE!”
  • November 6: “Incredibly stated Jim!”  [Video]

  • November 6: “‘We need an explanation as to how these numbers have been running up for the last two or three days.’ Matthew Whitaker. @EveningEdit”
  • November 6: “I had such a big lead in all of these states late into election night, only to see the leads miraculously disappear as the days went by. Perhaps these leads will return as our legal proceedings move forward!”
  • November 6: “Joe Biden should not wrongfully claim the office of the President. I could make that claim also. Legal proceedings are just now beginning!”
  • November 6: “Where are the missing military ballots in Georgia? What happened to them?”
  • November 6: “With the attack by the Radical Left Dems on the Republican Senate, the Presidency becomes even more important!”
  • November 6: “‘This is what we know. We have to go back to the state level and how this morass came to be in the first instance. The Governor, Wolf, and the State Supreme Court, flagrantly violated the Constitution of the U.S. The power to set these rules and regulations is vested in the ..”
  • November 6: “….hopefully this will be corrected at the Supreme Court of the United States. Also, these late ballots past Election Day are illegal, exactly what the President has been saying. The Supreme Court, in extraordinary circumstances,…”
  • November 6:  “….has been able to render decisions in a matter of days.’ Ken Starr, former Independent Counsel @Varneyco”