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*

10:00 a.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

10:20 a.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Chicago, Illinois

12:15 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT arrives in Chicago, IL (11:15 AM Local) | O’Hare International Airport, Chicago

1:45 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT visits a family farm to discuss the impact of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine on food supply and prices at home and abroad, and the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to give farmers the tools and resources they need to boost domestic food production (12:45 PM Local) | Kankakee, IL

2:15 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on Putin’s Price Hike and his Administration’s actions to support farmers and food processors, lower their costs and lower prices for families (1:15 PM Local) | Kankakee, IL

5:00 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT addresses the 40th International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) International Convention (4:00 PM Local) | McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago

5:50 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT participates in a fundraising reception for the Democratic National Committee (4:50 PM Local) | Chicago, IL

7:40 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT departs Chicago, Illinois, en route Washington, D.C. (6:40 PM Local)

9:35 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Joint Base Andrews

9:55 p.m. ET – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

Looking Ahead: On Thursday, May 12, the President will welcome the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to the White House for dinner.   On Friday, May 13, the President will participate in a U.S.-ASEAN Leaders Summit at the State Department.  On May 20-21, the President is set to travel to Seoul, South Korea; and Tokyo, Japan, from May 22-24.

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

The Vice President will be in Washington, D.C., and has no public events scheduled.

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

10:50 a.m. ET – Deputy Principal Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Chicago, Illinois

*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 Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Note: Bold hyperlinks spotlight COVID-19 developments.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Biden on the Economy
  • Fact Sheet: The Biden-⁠Harris Inflation Plan | Lowering Costs and Lowering the Deficit
  • Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on House Passage of the Ukraine Supplemental
  • Joint Readout of the Meeting Between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Prime Minister Mario Draghi
  • Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Draghi of Italy Before Bilateral Meeting
  • Readout of Vice President Harris’ Meeting with Prime Minister Kiril Petkov of Bulgaria
  • Transcript: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, May 10, 2022
  • Bills Signed: 1226 and S. 2126
  • Media Advisory: Second COVID-⁠19 Summit (May 12)
  • Remarks by President Biden at a Democratic National Committee Fundraiser
  • Press Release: Office of the National Cyber Director Announces Senior Leadership
  • Advisory: President Biden to Host His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan (May 13)

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Transcript: Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby Holds a Press Briefing
  • Transcript: Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing (UKR, RUS)
  • Article: DOD Official Urges Congress to Pass Pending Legislation on Ukraine Aid
  • Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance for Ukraine
  • Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks’ Meeting With Austrian Federal Minister of Defense Klaudia Tanner
  • Article: Top Intelligence Chiefs Testify on Global Threats to Senate Committee
  • Article: DOD Personnel, Families Can Now Renew Passports Online
  • Press Release: Department of Defense Selects North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University for Applied Hypersonics Research Work
  • Press Release: Organizational Improvements to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
  • Contracts for May 10, 2022

U.S. Army

U.S. National Guard

  • Press Release: NY Guard CH-47 lifts heavy pontoon to stop damage to Niagara Falls

U.S. Navy

U.S. Air Force

Department of State

Europe, UKR, RUS

  • May 10: Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with NATO Deputy Secretary General Geoana
  • May 10: Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Virtual Meeting with Bulgarian Prime Minister Petkov
  • May 10: Statement | Attribution of Russia’s Malicious Cyber Activity Against Ukraine
  • May 10: Fact Sheet | U.S. Support for Connectivity and Cybersecurity in Ukraine


  • May 10: Statement | U.S.-Thailand Strategic and Defense Dialogue

Middle East, North Africa

  • May 10: Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Moroccan Foreign Minister Bourita
  • May 10: Advisory | Under Secretary Nuland’s Travel to Morocco
  • May 10: Advisory | Acting Assistant Secretary Lempert’s Travel to Morocco and Tunisia
  • May 10: Statement | U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syria Crisis Response

Western Hemisphere

  • May 10: Advisory | Assistant Secretary Robinson’s Travel to Mexico

Other Matters

  • May 10: Fact Sheet | United States Announces Indigenous-Led Commitments at Our Ocean Conference 2022
  • May 10: Advisory | Assistant Secretary Noyes’ Visit to Leesburg, VA (May 11)
  • May 10: Readout | Senior Officials Meet with Afghan Relocation Supporters
  • May 10: Transcript | Department Press Briefing

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Readout: Administrator Samantha Power’s Call with Ukraine’s Minister of Social Policy Maryna Lazebna
  • Press Release: The United States Provides Nearly $808 Million in Emergency Humanitarian Assistance for Syria

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a Media Roundtable in Brussels, Belgium
  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield During a Press Conference in Brussels, Belgium
  • Readout: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with EEAS Secretary General Stefano Sannino and NATO Assistant Secretary General Bettina Cadenbach
  • Readout: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Önal
  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at the Brussels VI Conference: “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region”

Department of the Treasury

  • Congressional Testimony of Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Haitian Gang Leader Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Hostage Taking for Kidnapping of 16 U.S. Missionaries in Fall 2021
  • Press Release: Eight Defendants Indicted for Human Smuggling and Drug Conspiracy Offenses
  • Press Release: Jamaican National Extradited in Connection with Fraudulent Lottery Scheme that Targeted Elderly Victims in United States
  • Press Release: RV Salesman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

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

  • Press Release: Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents shut down stash house (Texas)
  • Press Release: El Paso Area CBP Officers Seize Narcotics and Arrest 30 Fugitives (Texas)
  • Press Release: Calexico Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender (California)
  • Press Release: Agents Seize Meth in Vehicle Stop on I-10 (California)
  • Press Release: Distressed Migrant Rescued in the Mountains Over the Weekend (California)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR)

  • Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Colombian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Ximena Lombana
  • Statement from USTR Spokesperson Adam Hodge on AUSTR for Africa Constance Hamilton’s Meetings in Kenya

Department of Commerce

  • Readout: Deputy Secretary Don Graves Hosts Supply Chain Summit in Detroit with Senators Stabenow and Peters, Congresswomen Lawrence and Tlaib, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist, and Mayor Duggan
  • Press Release: Introducing the Tribal Broadband Planning Toolkit

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release: FTC Acts to Protect Patients Who Rely on Medical Instruments Used in Sinus Procedures

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release: Chairwoman Rosenworcel Remarks to CTIA 5G Summit
  • Press Release: FCC Eases Budget Restrictions for Rural Rate-of-Return Carriers
  • Press Release: New Mexico Wildfires Communications Status Report – May 10, 2022
  • Press Release: Priority Telecommunications Services Reminder Due to NM Wildfires

US Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Readout: Export-Import Bank of the United States First Vice President and Vice Chair Judith Pryor Meets with Georgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development
  • Press Release: Export-Import Bank of the United States President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis Kicks Off 2022 Berne Union Spring Meeting, Signs Co-Financing Agreement with Bpifrance

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: First Round of Proposals for Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Shows Strong Interest

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release: Biden Administration Launches $2.5 Billion Fund to Modernize and Expand Capacity of America’s Power Grid

Department of Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release: Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Shannon Estenoz Tours Civil Rights Sites in Illinois

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Statement from EPA’s Southeast Region Regarding the Manatee Deaths in Florida
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor emphasis program to prevent hearing loss moves to enforcement phase begins May 17
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor renews workplace rights partnerships with El Salvadorean, Guatemalan, Honduran governments
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor to hold listening session for Southeast employers, industry stakeholders on possible revisions to overtime regulations
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor recovers $131K in back wages for workers, assesses $13K in penalties after finding multiple H-2A violations, missed payroll

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: In Oregon and Washington, Secretary Becerra Highlights the Importance of Investing in Mental Health
  • Press Release: HHS Announces $16.3 Million to Expand Telehealth Care in the Title X Family Planning Program

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: FDA Roundup | May 10, 2022
  • Press Release: FDA Takes Important Steps to Improve Supply of Infant and Specialty Formula Products