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*

10:15 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office

5:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT welcomes the Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Secretary General to the White House and takes a family photo as part of the U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit | South Lawn

6:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT hosts a dinner for the Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Secretary General | State Dining Room

Looking Ahead: 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*

9:00 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will participate in and deliver remarks at the Global COVID-19 Summit with world leaders

10:15 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

2:30 p.m. EDT – Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki | 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 Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Note: Bold hyperlinks spotlight COVID-19 developments.

The White House

  • Statement by President Biden on Consumer Price Index in April
  • Remarks by President Biden on Supporting Farmers and American Families | Kankakee, Illinois
  • Fact Sheet: President Biden Announces New Actions to Address Putin’s Price Hike, Make Food More Affordable, and Lower Costs for Farmers
  • Remarks by President Biden at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 40th Annual Conference
  • Fact Sheet: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Releases Permitting Action Plan to Accelerate and Deliver Infrastructure Projects On Time, On Task, and On Budget
  • Readout of President Biden’s Call with Philippine President-Elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr.
  • Statement from President Biden on the Senate Vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act
  • Remarks by Vice President Harris After the Senate Vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act
  • Readout of Meeting with Partnership for Central America to Drive Progress on Vice President Harris’s Call to Action
  • Fact Sheet: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Global Health Worker Initiative
  • Readout of NSA Jake Sullivan’s visit to Egypt
  • Readout of the White House’s First Stakeholder Convening on Mining Reform
  • Transcript: Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre En Route Kankakee, Illinois
  • Transcript: Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official on the U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit
  • Fact Sheet: Private Sector Steps Up on Cancer Moonshot Call to Action on Cancer Screening
  • Nominations: President Biden Nominates Bipartisan Slate for the United States Sentencing Commission

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Bilateral Meeting With UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace
  • Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Welcoming United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace to the Pentagon
  • Article: S.-U.K. Leaders Discuss Aid to Ukraine, NATO Issues During Pentagon Meeting
  • Advisory: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Welcomes Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Thailand to the Pentagon (May 12)
  • Article: Austin Says 2023 Budget Built on New Defense Strategy
  • Article: Within FY23 Budget Request, Three Approaches Help DOD Meet Defense Strategy
  • Article: DOD Focused on Hypersonic Missile Defense Development, Admiral Says
  • Article: AI-Powered App Aims to Discover Talent in Guard, Reserve
  • Press Release: DoD Awards $79.9 Million Contract to Premix, Inc. to Onshore Production Capacity of Resin for Pipette Tips Required for COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing
  • Contracts for May 11, 2022

U.S. Army

  • Press Release: Maintenance key to Blackhawk helicopters’ ability to accomplish mission in Kosovo

U.S. National Guard

  • Press Release: Vermont National Guard and Austria Formally Recognize Partnership
  • Press Release: NC Guard Hosts Africa Military Law Forum Advisory Council
  • Press Release: SD Guard, Suriname partner to renovate school, provide health services

U.S. Navy

  • Press Release: Navy Confirms Name of Sailor Who Died in Training

Department of State


  • May 11: Statement | Humanitarian Relief Trustees Arrested in Hong Kong
  • May 11: Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn
  • May 11: Statement | The Philippine Presidential Election


  • May 11: Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Azerbaijani President Aliyev

Middle East

  • May 11: Statement | Joint Communiqué by Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS
  • May 11: Transcript | Special Briefing via Telephone with Vice Admiral Brad Cooper, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. Fifth Fleet, and Combined Maritime Forces

Other Matters

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release: Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allen’s Meeting with Japan’s Special Advisor for International Human Rights Issues Gen Nakatani

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Chairman of the Council of the Presidency Sefik Dzaferovic
  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at the UN Security Council Stakeout

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Department of the Treasury

  • Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at the Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Leadership Awards
  • Guidance: Publication of amended Russia-related Frequently Asked Questions

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Press Release: Justice Department Statement regarding Supreme Court Security
  • Readout of U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s Meeting with Colombian Attorney General Francisco Barbosa Delgado
  • Press Release: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Honors Nation’s Law Enforcement During National Police Week
  • Press Release: Man Sentenced for Stealing from PayPal Accounts in Wire Fraud Scheme

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

  • Press Release: CISA, NSA, FBI and International Cyber Authorities Issue Cybersecurity Advisory to Protect Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Customers
  • Press Release: Laredo CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth Over $18 Million at World Trade Bridge (Texas)
  • Press Release: RGV Agents Keep Gang Members and Sex Offenders off the Streets (Texas)
  • Press Release: AMO Agents Find 475 Pounds of Cocaine Concealed Inside a Vessel at Las Croabas (Puerto Rico)
  • Press Release: CBP Launches Digital Ad Campaign “Say No to the Coyote” to Warn Migrants About Smuggler Lies (Washington, D.C.)

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 Malaysian Senior Minister and Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali

Department of Commerce

  • Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Prime Minister of Vietnam Phạm Minh Chính
  • Joint Press Release: U.S. Department of Commerce and Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry Sign Memorandum of Cooperation to Strengthen Semiconductor Supply Chain Resiliency and Promote Sustainable Growth

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release: Raw Honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, and Vietnam Injures U.S. Industry, Says USITC

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Statement of FTC Chair Lina M. Khan on the Confirmation of Alvaro Bedoya to Serve as a Commissioner
  • Press Release: FTC Takes Action Against Lions Not Sheep and Owner for Slapping Bogus Made in USA Labels on Clothing Imported from China

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release: FCC Affirms Closure of Vacant Channel Proceeding
  • Press Release: Chair Rosenworcel Proposes Using E-Rate to Fund School Bus Wi-Fi
  • Speech: Chair Rosenworcel Remarks to National Education & Training Council
  • Press Release: New Mexico Wildfires Communications Status Report – May 11, 2022

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

  • Press Release: CFPB Orders Scam’s Ringleaders to Pay More Than $8 Million to Consumers and Student Loan Borrowers

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Statement by Secretary Granholm on U.S. Senate Confirmation of Dr. Asmeret Berhe

Department of Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Winners of Carolina Long Bay Offshore Wind Energy Auction
  • Press Release: Department of the Interior Releases Investigative Report, Outlines Next Steps in Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release: EPA Launches Modernized Design for the Environment Logo for Disinfectant and Other Antimicrobial Products
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor announces $3.4M funding opportunity to attract, retain women in Registered Apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations
  • Press Release: Serial violator | South Dakota contractor faces serious and willful citations following two separate inspections for workers in unprotected trenches
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor recovers $57K in back wages for 10 stone workers after San Saba employer violates H-2B visa program requirements
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor reminds Southwest employers that workers need protection from the dangers of heat illness
  • Press Release: Bureau of Labor Statistics to hold Data Users’ Conference online May 18

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release: HHS Announces $5 Million in Funding to Advance Equity in Cancer Screening at Health Centers