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 Monday, November 30, 2020

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

The White House

  • Readout from the Trump Administration’s 43rd Governors Briefing on COVID-19 Response & Best Practices
  • Press Release:  First Lady Melania Trump Unveils the 2020 White House Christmas Décor
  • Press Release:  Second Lady Karen Pence Unveils the 2020 Christmas Decorations at the Vice President’s Residence
  • Nominations:  Four Nominations Sent to the Senate

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Readout of 2020 U.S.-Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial
  • Press Release:  DOD Guidance on Extension of Maximum Telework Flexibilities
  • Publication:  DOD Guidance on Extension of Maximum Telework Flexibilities
  • Press Release:  Department of Defense Announces New Allied Prototyping Initiative Effort With Australia to Continue Partnership in Developing Air Breathing Hypersonic Vehicles
  • Article:  Defense Department Seeks to Achieve Agile, Adaptive Acquisition
  • Article:  Joint All-Domain Command, Control Framework Belongs to Warfighters
  • Publication:  Department of Defense Housing Satisfaction Survey Memo
  • Article:  Defense Department’s Annual Housing Satisfaction Survey Begins Soon
  • Contracts for November 30, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Tuesday, December 1
  • November 30:  Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg
  • November 30:  Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Kamilov
  • November 30:  Advisory | Secretary Pompeo to Participate in the NATO Foreign Ministerial (Dec. 1-2)
  • November 30:  Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy
  • November 30:  Advisory | Secretary Pompeo to Launch U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue (Dec. 1)
  • November 30:  Sanctions | U.S. Sanctions CEIEC for Supporting the Illegitimate Maduro Regime’s Efforts to Undermine Venezuelan Democracy
  • November 30:  Statement | On Latvia’s Actions to Constrain Hizballah
  • November 30:  Statement | Overseas Security Advisory Council Honors Dublin Chapter
  • November 30:  Statement | Central African Republic National Day

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release:  USAID Announces Joint $30 Million Commitment to Unlock Finance for Agribusinesses in Africa

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a Meeting of the Fifth Committee on the UN Pension System

Department of the Treasury

  • Congressional Testimony:  Statement of Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin Before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
  • Remarks:  Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin Abraham Accords Dinner Keynote Address October 20, 2020
  • Sanctions:  Treasury Sanctions CEIEC for Supporting the Illegitimate Maduro Regime’s Efforts to Undermine Venezuelan Democracy
  • Press Release:  Treasury and Federal Reserve Board Announce Extension of Four Lending Facilities Until March 31, 2021

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release:  Owner and Operator of India-Based Call Centers Sentenced to Prison for Scamming U.S. Victims out of Millions of Dollars
  • Press Release:  Pennsylvania Attorney Sentenced for Role in $2.7 Million Ponzi Scheme
  • Statement by Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband on World AIDS Day

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

  • Press Release:  Laredo Port of Entry CBP Officers Seize Hard Narcotics Worth $6.5 Million at World Trade Bridge (Texas)
  • Press Release:  CBP Field Operations Seizes Narcotics Worth Over $3 Million at the Progreso Port of Entry (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Border Patrol Agent Assaulted While Apprehending Group (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Child Molester Arrested in South Laredo (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Brownsville CBP Officers Seize $431K in Narcotics in Two Seizures (Texas)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release:  Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Those Affected by Tropical Storm Isaías (Puerto Rico)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release:  USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain Active Optical Cables and Products Containing the Same

Department of Energy

  • Press Release:  U.S. Departments of the Interior and Energy Launch New Collaboration for Improved Safety and Environmental Stewardship in Offshore Energy Exploration and Production Operations

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor Issues Two Wage and Hour Opinion Letters
  • Press Release:  Seminole, Florida, Company Pays $10,125 in Back Wages to Employees After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Overtime Violations
  • Press Release:  Idaho Grower, Transporter to Pay $68,848 in Back Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Wage Violations
  • Press Release:  ICYMI | U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers And Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release:  FDA Announces Advisory Committee Meeting to Discuss Second COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate (Moderna/Dec. 17)

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