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 Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Note: Bold hyperlinks spotlight COVID-19 and reopening developments.

The White House

  • Statement from the Press Secretary (re: The D.C. Circuit affirming a signature initiative of the Trump Administration, which ensures that American patients have access to the hospital pricing information they need when they need it, beginning on January 1.)

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Press Release: Additional DOD Locations Selected To Support COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials (re: Novavax candidate vaccine)
  • Contracts for December 29, 2020

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Wednesday, December 30
  • December 29: Statement | On the Silencing and Prosecution of PRC Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release: USAID Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of Helping Babies Breathe

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release: Treasury and IRS Begin Delivering the Second Round of Economic Impact Payments to Millions of Americans

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Statement by Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen on the Pakistani Proceedings Relating to the Abduction and Murder of Daniel Pearl
  • Press Release: Justice Department Announces Closing of Investigation into 2014 Officer Involved Shooting in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Press Release: District Court Enters Permanent Injunction Shutting Down Technical-Support Fraud Scheme

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

  • Press Release: DHS Announces Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras Have Signed Asylum Cooperation Agreement
  • Press Release: CBP Cautions Entrepreneurs in Purchasing Food Trucks, Trailers Through Overseas Online Retailers (Washington)
  • Press Release: CBP in Vermont Seizes over 1,400 pounds marijuana (Vermont)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: Additional Parishes Designated for Assistance for Hurricane Delta (Louisiana)

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: Make Every Bite Count | USDA, HHS Release Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance Supporting Workplace Flexibilities through Virtual Communication

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: Make Every Bite Count | USDA, HHS Release Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

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