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*

9:50 a.m. EDT – The President receives the President’s Daily Brief | The White House

4:30 p.m. EDT – The President meets with H.E. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization | Oval Office

Looking ahead, on Wednesday, the President and First Lady will travel to the United Kingdom for their first stop for their first overseas trip.

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

9:35 a.m. CST – the Vice President will participate in a bilateral meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei to discuss cooperation on migration, security, rule of law, and expanding economic opportunities for Guatemalan people | Palacio Nacional de la Cultura in Guatemala City

10:45 a.m. CST – the Vice President will take an official photo with President Giammattei

11:35 a.m. CST – the Vice President will participate in a press conference with President Giammattei

1:45 p.m. CST – the Vice President will participate in a roundtable with Guatemalan community and civil society leaders to continue conversations about how best to address the root causes of migration |  Universidad del Valle de Guatemala.

3:25 p.m. CST – the Vice President will participate in an intergenerational innovators and entrepreneurs event where she will see projects designed by young female engineers and meet with women entrepreneurs to learn about the challenges faced by rural business owners and discuss the factors that prevent people from building a future for their families in their home communities |  Universidad del Valle de Guatemala.

7:50 p.m. CST – the Vice President will depart Guatemala en route Mexico City, Mexico

11:05 p.m. CST – the Vice President will arrive in Mexico City

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

12:30 p.m. EDT – Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan | James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

*The US President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change, as is the White House press briefing schedule.

Recap of Friday-Sunday, June 4-6, 2021

Note: Bold hyperlinks spotlight COVID-19, the American Jobs Plan and reopening developments.

The White House

  • Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Department of Justice Leak Investigation Policy | June 5, 2021
  • Statement by President Joe Biden Recognizing the 40th Year of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic | June 5, 2021
  • Remarks by President Biden on the May Jobs Report | June 4, 2021
  • Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the President’s Calls with Senator Shelley Moore Capito and House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio | June 4, 2021
  • Readout of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s call with National Security Advisor Thanos Dokos of Greece
  • Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense on 2020 Unified Command Plan
  • Appointments: President Biden Appoints Members to President’s Commission on White House Fellowships
  • Op-Ed: Deputy National Security Advisor Daleep Singh on Supporting the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Community

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Transcript: Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing
  • Readout of Under Secretary Colin Kahl’s Call With Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid
  • Article: DOD Looking for Advanced Command, Control Solution
  • Article: DOD Gives Update on Tenant Bill of Rights for Privatized Housing
  • Press Release: Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Canberra
  • Contracts for June 4, 2021

Department of State

  • Daily Schedule | Monday, June 7
  • June 6: Statement | On the Passing of Sir Anerood Jugnauth
  • June 6: Statement | Swedish National Day
  • June 5: Advisory | Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad  Travels to Afghanistan, Qatar, and the Region
  • June 5: Statement | On the 40th Anniversary of the First Reported Cases of AIDS
  • June 5: Statement | Denmark’s Constitution Day
  • June 4: Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Brolo
  • June 4: Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Omani Foreign Minister Al Busaidi
  • June 4: Readout | U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Lenderking Returns from Travel to Saudi Arabia, Oman, the UAE, and Jordan
  • June 4: Statement | U.S. Department of State Debars Seven Persons for Violating or Conspiring to Violate the Arms Export Control Act
  • June 4: Statement | The Ortega Regime Should Immediately Release Opposition Leader Cristiana Chamorro
  • June 4: Statement | Continued U.S. Support for a Peaceful, Stable Afghanistan Through New Humanitarian Assistance
  • June 4: Transcript | Briefing with Gayle Smith, State Department Coordinator for Global COVID-19 Response and Health Security On the Biden-Harris Administration’s Plans for Global Vaccine Sharing
  • June 4: Advisory | Acting Assistant Secretary Reeker’s Travel to Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia
  • June 4: Fact Sheet | Periodic Report of the United States of America to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • June 4: Transcript | Department Press Briefing

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Remarks: Administrator Samantha Power Tribute to Vartan Gregorian Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity
  • Statement by Administrator Samantha Power Reflecting on 40 Years of Progress Tackling HIV/AIDS
  • Statement by Administrator Samantha Power Commemorating World Environment Day 2021
  • Press Release: U.S. Government Deploys Emergency COVID-19 Supplies to Protect Health Workers in Bangladesh
  • Statement by Administrator Samantha Power on 32nd Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
  • Statement by Administrator Samantha Power on Anti-Corruption
  • Statement by Administrator Samantha Power on Belarus (re: new limits on American diplomatic and technical personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Minsk, effective June 13.)
  • Press Release: The United States Provides More Than $266 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Afghanistan
  • Press Release: USAID Announces $57 Million for Urgent Tuberculosis Recovery Effort in Seven Countries

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield during a Press Briefing at the Conclusion of Travel to Turkey
  • Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meetings with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release: G7 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors Communiqué
  • Statement from Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on G7 Finance Ministers’ Commitment to Global Minimum Tax
  • Readout: Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo’s Call with European Commission Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade, Valdis Dombrovskis
  • Press Release: Publication of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Construction of Bureau of Engraving and Printing Currency Production Facility
  • Media Advisory: U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen to Host a Press Conference Following the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting in London, England

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release: SEC Announces Removal of William D. Duhnke III from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; Duane M. DesParte to Serve as Acting Chair

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Latvian National Charged for Alleged Role in Transnational Cybercrime Organization
  • Press Release: Justice Department Resolves ADA Complaint with Maine Department of Health and Human Services
  • Press Release: Federal Court Finds Florida Tax Preparers in Contempt for Violating Court’s Preliminary Injunction
  • Press Release: Maryland Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Defraud the IRS

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

  • Readout of Secretary Mayorkas’ Call with Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard
  • Press Release: Air and Marine Operations P-3 Crews and Partners Seize 24 Tons of Narcotics in 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 (Washington, D.C.)
  • Press Release: Surge of Maritime Smuggling Attempts Persists (California)
  • Press Release: CBP and LAWA Advise International Travelers to Prepare for Peak Summer Demand at LAX (California)
  • Press Release: CBP Officers Among Those Helping BP Agents with Migrant Influx (Arizona)
  • Press Release: Yuma Sector Border Patrol Rescues U.S. Citizen from River (Arizona)
  • Press Release: CBP, AZDPS Rescues 26 Migrants Near Gila Bend (Arizona)
  • Press Release: RGV Border Patrol Agents Arrest a Gang Member and Two Child Sexual Predators (Texas)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol in RGV Seize $625K Worth of Drugs (Texas)
  • Press Release: CBP Reminds Travelers That The Prohibition on Importation of Peppers and Tomatoes Remains in Place (Texas)
  • Press Release: CBP Officers Arrest Two Men Wanted For Sexual Assault of a Child (Texas)
  • Press Release: Laredo Sector Border Patrol Arrests Undocumented Individuals with Fake Documents (Texas)
  • Press Release: Another $6 million in Marijuana Seized at the Port of Buffalo (New York)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: FEMA Awards $5.9 Million to Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Press Release: $1.6 Million Awarded to Reimburse Repair Costs for Sampson County Roads Damaged by Hurricane Florence (North Carolina)
  • Press Release: West Virginia Residents Affected by Late February Flooding Should Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
  • Press Release: FEMA Corps Team Gulf 4 Supports Philadelphia Vaccination Outreach Efforts (Pennsylvania)

Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR)

  • Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Virtual Roundtable with Senator Sherrod Brown and Ohio Workers

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release: USITC Votes to Continue Investigations Concerning Raw Honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, Ukraine, and Vietnam

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Statement of Acting Bureau of Competition Director Maribeth Petrizzi Regarding Decision of Pennsylvania Cement Producers Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Keystone Cement Company to Abandon Their Proposed Merger

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: USDA to Invest $1 Billion to Purchase Healthy Food for Food Insecure Americans and Build Food Bank Capacity

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release: DOE Awards $9.5 Million to Support Clean Energy Innovation and Commercialization Across America

Department of Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release: Secretary Haaland Promotes Outdoor Recreation, Designates Ten New National Recreation Trails

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Readout: EPA Administrator Regan Visits North Dakota to Hear from Elected Officials, Industry, Environmental Leaders, Makes First Visit to Indian Country
  • Press Release: Poor Air Quality Expected for South Coastal New England on Saturday, June 5
  • Link:  Other Daily EPA Press Releases

Department of Labor

  • Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Walsh on the May Jobs Report
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor partners with OHL North America construction company, University of South Florida to promote workplace safety

Department of Education

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Education Releases COVID-19 Handbook Volume 3 | Strategies for Safe Operation and Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Students, Faculty, and Staff
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Seeks Information on the Nondiscriminatory Administration of School Discipline

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Day Two Readout of Secretary Xavier Becerra’s Two-Day Meeting with G7 Health Ministers
  • Press Release: New HHS Data Show More Americans than Ever Have Health Coverage through the Affordable Care Act
  • Press Release: CMS Announces $80 Million Funding Opportunity Available for Navigators in States with a Federally-Facilitated Marketplace

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: FDA Approves First Treatment for Patients with Plasminogen Deficiency, a Rare Genetic Disorder
  • Press Release: FDA Approves New Drug Treatment for Chronic Weight Management, First Since 2014
  • Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | June 4, 2021

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

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