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.

According to the White House, during the Holiday season, President Trump will continue to work tirelessly for the American People. His schedule includes many meetings and calls.

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

THE VICE PRESIDENT has no public events scheduled.

Recap of Monday, December 28, 2020

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks. Purple colored hyperlink spotlights COVID-19 and reopening developments.

The White House

  • Executive Order on Expanding Educational Opportunity Through School Choice
  • Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Is Expanding Educational Opportunity For America’s Children And Families Impacted By The Pandemic
  • Proclamation on 850th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket
  • Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate | December 27, 2020 (re: Omnibus Bill)
  • Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate | December 27, 2020 (re: Omnibus Bill)

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Statement by Acting Defense Secretary Miller on Transition Efforts
  • Article: Pay For Some Will Decrease to Cover Social Security Deferrals
  • Article: Program Enables COVID-19 Patients to Safely Recover at Home
  • Contracts for December 28, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Tuesday, December 29
  • December 28: Statement | Protecting U.S. Investors from Financing Communist Chinese Military Companies
  • December 28: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Nino Scalia of Madison’s Notes Podcast

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release: Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and National Commercial Bank
  • Publication of Communist Chinese Military Companies Frequently Asked Questions and Related List

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release: SEC Obtains Emergency Asset Freeze, Charges Crypto Fund Manager with Fraud
  • Press Release: Elad Roisman Named Acting Chairman of the SEC

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Justice Department Files Statement of Interest Urging Transparency in the Compensation of Asbestos Claims

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

  • Press Release: DHS Modernizes Critical Identification Requirements after Congress Passes REAL ID Modernization Act
  • Press Release: Agents provide life-saving medical aid to unconscious man (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Christmas meth smuggling attempt foiled by Border Patrol canine (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Another Convicted Sex Offender Arrested by Agents in the RGV (Texas)
  • Press Release: RGV Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborate to Stop Human Smuggling Attempts (Texas)
  • Press Release: CBP Field Operations at Anzalduas International Bridge Arrests Starr County Man Wanted on Vehicular Manslaughter Charges (Texas)
  • Press Release: CBP at JFK Arrests Cocaine Smuggler (New York)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: Flood Insurance Reduces Post-Wildfire Flood and Mudflow Losses (California)
  • Press Release: Look Out for Disaster Fraud, Scams (Alabama)
  • Press Release: Awards for Permanent Work Increase in 2020 (Puerto Rico)

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release: USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain Cloud-Connected Wood-Pellet Grills and Components Thereof

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Releases the Office of Labor-Management Standards’ Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report of Performance and Activities

Department of Education

  • Press Release: Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on Signing of COVID Relief Package

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Statement from Secretary Azar on Executive Order Supporting In-Person Schooling

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | December 28, 2020
  • Press Release: FDA Approves First Generic of Drug Used to Treat Severe Hypoglycemia

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

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