**President Joe Biden was sworn into office at Noon on January 20. This is the final report on the Trump Administration.  Hyperlinks to archived websites are provided at the top of each Department/Agency, where the transition was effective at Noon.**


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.

8:00 a.m. EST – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump depart Washington, D.C., for Florida.

11:00 a.m. EST – The President and The First Lady arrive at Palm Beach International Airport, Florida

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

11:00 a.m. EST – VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and SECOND LADY KAREN PENCE attend the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies | U.S. Capitol

Recap of Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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

The White House

Archived website:  https://trumpwhitehouse.archives.gov/

  • Executive Order on the Revocation of Executive Order 13770 | January 20, 2021 (re: lifts five year lobbying ban on Executive Branch employees)
  • Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding Executive Grants of Clemency | January 20, 2021
  • Remarks by President Trump in Farewell Address to the Nation | January 19, 2021
  • Executive Order on Care of Veterans with Service In Uzbekistan
  • Executive Order on Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency with Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities
  • Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien (re: cyber/U.S. infrastructure as a service)
  • Text of a Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate (re: to E.O. on malicious cyber-enabled activities)
  • Presidential Memorandum on Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Venezuelans
  • Presidential Memorandum on Declassification of Certain Materials Related to the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane Investigation
  • Press Release: President Trump Awards Presidential Commendations to Operation Warp Speed Team
  • Statement from the Press Secretary (re: President’s farewell video)

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Article: Despite COVID-19 Restrictions, Service Members Play Important Role in Inauguration
  • Article: 12 Guardsmen Relieved of Duty for Inauguration, Officials Say
  • Statement by Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Doses Delivered Today
  • Press Release: Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 15) Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Laboratory Testing Services
  • Publication: Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 15) Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Laboratory Testing Services
  • Statement on Carrier Strike Group 2021 Joint Declaration Signing
  • Article: Secretary Nominee Says Defense Resources Must Match Strategy
  • Press Release: DOD’s Military OneSource MilTax Offers Free Tax Services to Service Members, Families
  • Article: Military Tax Services Available Through Military OneSource
  • Publication: USD(I&S) Memo on Security Clearance Appeals Process
  • Contracts for January 19, 2021

Department of State

Archived website:  https://2017-2021.state.gov//index.html (Note:  The State Department has not yet populated the archive with January 19 Trump Administration developments noted below)

  • January 19: Statement | Determination of the Secretary of State on Atrocities in Xinjiang
  • January 19: Statement | Sanctions on Russian Entity and a Vessel Engaging in the Construction of Nord Stream 2
  • January 19: Statement | The United States Takes Further Action Against Enablers of Venezuelan Oil Transactions, Including Sanctions Evasion Network
  • January 19: Readout | Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Venezuelan Interim President Guaido
  • January 19: Statement | Visa Restrictions on Tanzanians for Undermining the Democratic Process and Human Rights
  • January 19: Statement | Update on Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment
  • January 19: Statement | United States and Turkey Sign Cultural Property Agreement
  • January 19: Statement | Fulbright Program Partners with National Archives on New Heritage Science Fellowship
  • January 19: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With John Roberts of Fox News America Reports

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release: USAID and IDB Announce $2.4 Million in Awards to Prevent Gender-Based Violence and Offer Venezuelans Opportunities in Entrepreneurship and Education

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Statement by Ambassador Kelly Craft on Taiwan (via VTC)

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release: Treasury International Capital Data for November
  • Sanctions: Treasury Targets Venezuelan Oil Sector Sanctions Evasion Network
  • Press Release: Issuance of Counter Terrorism General Licenses and related FAQs; Counter Terrorism Designations; Venezuela-related Designations; CAATSA – Russia-related Designations; Yemen-related Designations Updates
  • Press Release: Publication of Hong Kong-Related Sanctions Regulations | January 15, 2021

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release: Kimberly Hamm, Chief Counsel to SEC Chairman, to Conclude Tenure
  • Press Release: Shelley E. Parratt, Acting Director of the Division of Corporation Finance, to Conclude SEC Career After 35 Years of Service

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Statement of Acting Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Regarding Nationwide Safety and Security for Inauguration Day
  • Speech: Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Final Address
  • Press Release: Justice Department Joins Computational Antitrust Project at Stanford Law School
  • Press Release: U.S. Army Soldier Arrested for Attempting to Assist ISIS to Conduct Deadly Ambush on U.S. Troops
  • Press Release: Political Scientist Author Charged With Acting As An Unregistered Agent Of The Iranian Government
  • Press Release: Jeffrey Lowe and Tiger King LLC Ordered to Relinquish Big Cat Cubs to United States for Placement in Suitable Facilities
  • Press Release: Foreign-Language Training Companies Admit to Participating in Conspiracy to Defraud the United States
  • Press Release: Environment and Natural Resources Division Distributes Memorandum Summarizing Enforcement Policies and Priorities
  • Press Release: Developer Agrees to Mitigate Impacts to Streams and Wetlands
  • Press Release: Agricultural Developer Agrees to Pay Clean Water Act Fines, Mitigate Impacts to Sensitive Streams and Wetlands
  • Press Release: United States Reaches Agreement with Midwest Can for Clean Air Act Violations
  • Press Release: Former Construction Executive Sentenced to 38 Months in Prison

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

  • Press Release: Border Patrol Agents Arrest Man with Active Warrant and Recover a Stolen Vehicle at Checkpoint (California)
  • Press Release: Sex Offender Caught at Sea (California)
  • Press Release: Agents Arrest Aggravated Felon, Sex Offender (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Laredo CBP Officers Apprehend Fugitive Sought for Indecent Liberties with a Child (Texas)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Foils Another Human Smuggling Attempt in a Box Truck (Texas)
  • Press Release: Laredo CBP Officers Seize Over $650K in Hard Narcotics (Texas)
  • Press Release: Brownsville CBP Officers Seize $1.8 Million in Narcotics in Three Seizures (Texas)
  • Press Release: CBP intercepts threats to U.S. agriculture (North Dakota)
  • Press Release: CBP officers in International Fall seize heaters valued at more than $200,000 (Minnesota)
  • Press Release: $8 Million in Fake Cartier Bracelets seized by CBP in Cincinnati & Louisville on the Same Day from the Same Shipper Heading to the Same Address (Ohio)
  • Press Release: Philadelphia CBP Officers Seize $44,000 in Unreported Currency from Jamaica-bound Travelers (Pennsylvania)
  • Press Release: CBP at JFK Seize Various Prohibitive Food Items (New York)
  • Press Release: Baltimore CBP Grinds Out ZT Penalty on Trusted Traveler (Maryland)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Department of Commerce

  • Blog: NOAA Finalizes Strategy to Enhance Growth of American Blue Economy

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release: USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain Gabapentin Immunoassay Kits and Test Strips, Components Thereof, and Methods Therefor
  • Press Release: USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain UMTS and LTE Cellular Communication Modules and Products Containing the Same

US Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Press Release: EXIM Announces New Loan Application and Claims Processing Reforms to Further Support America’s Small Businesses
  • Press Release: EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed Underscores EXIM’s Commitment to Supporting U.S. Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Rural America Exporters During Visit to Omaha
  • Press Release: EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed Underscores EXIM’s Commitment to U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas Exports with Announcement of New LNG Product Memo

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: Secretary Perdue Statement on MOU on Animal Biotechnology

Department of Energy

  • Press Release: Department of Energy Releases Plastics Innovation Challenge Draft Roadmap and Request for Information
  • Press Release: Department of Energy Announces Tribal Grant Relief Due to COVID-19
  • Press Release: Department of Energy and Department of Defense Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Space Cooperation

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Announces $145 Million to Invest In Workforce Training for Key U.S. Economic Sectors
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Issues Four Wage and Hour Opinion Letters
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Appoints New Members To the 2021 ERISA Advisory Council

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: The Surgeon General Releases Call to Action to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
  • Press Release: Surgeon General Releases First Report Focused on Community Health and Economic Prosperity
  • Readout of HHS Deputy Secretary Hargan’s Call with Healthcare Experts on Aligning International Health Metrics
  • Press Release: OCR Announces Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Use of Online or Web-Based Scheduling Applications for the Scheduling of COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments
  • Press Release: HHS Announces New Synthetic Health Data Challenge
  • Press Release: HHS Awards $90 Million to Support Health Centers in Addressing Hypertension Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  • Press Release: HHS Awards Funds to Expand Immunization Information Sharing Collaboration

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | January 19, 2021
  • Press Release: FDA Marks Historic Public Health Milestone with Finalization of Two Key Rules for Companies Seeking to Market New Tobacco Products

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

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