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This report provides a snapshot of the U.S. Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases.

POTUS’ Schedule*

9:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Briefing | The White House

1:15 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT holds a Cabinet meeting; The Vice President attends | Cabinet Room

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

1:15 p.m EDT – the Vice President will attend a Cabinet meeting | Cabinet Room

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

12:00 p.m. EDT – Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre | James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

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

Recap of Friday-Monday, September 2-5, 2022

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

September 5

  • Remarks by President Biden Celebrating Labor Day and the Dignity of American Workers
  • Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Annual Greater Boston Labor Council Breakfast
  • Remarks by Vice President Harris Before Roundtable Discussion With Union Members and Organizers

September 4

  • Statement by President Biden in Support of California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Voting Choice Act
  • Readout of Vice President Harris’ Call with Prime Minister Morawiecki of Poland

September 2

  • Remarks by President Biden on American Rescue Plan Investments
  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden to Announce 21 Winners of $1 Billion American Rescue Plan Regional Challenge
  • Readout of President Biden’s Meeting With Leaders from Legacy Black Civil Rights Organizations
  • Readout of Vice President Harris’ Meeting with Vice President Osinbajo of Nigeria
  • Remarks by Vice President Harris and Vice President Osinbajo of Nigeria Before Bilateral Meeting
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, September 2, 2022
  • Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the First U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit (Sept. 28-29)
  • Press Release:  President Biden Announces Twenty-Second Operation Fly Formula Mission
  • Press Release:  President Biden Announces Twenty-First Operation Fly Formula Mission
  • Appointments:  President Biden Announces Senior Clean Energy and Climate Team
  • Nominations:  President Biden Announces Key Nominees
  • Nomination:  President Biden Announces One New Nominee to Serve as U.S. Attorney, Two to Serve as U.S. Marshal
  • Nominations:  President Biden Names Twenty-Sixth Round of Judicial Nominees
  • Memorandum on the Continuation of the Exercise of Certain Authorities Under the Trading With the Enemy Act
  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Disaster Declaration for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
  • Proclamation on Labor Day, 2022

Department of Defense (DOD)

September 5

  • Advisory:  Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Dr. Ely Ratner’s Travel to India and Vietnam
  • Article:  Medal of Honor Monday | Marine Corps Maj. Douglas Jacobson

September 2

  • Press Release:  DOD Takes Proactive Measures as Sexual Assault Annual Report Numbers Released
  • Press Release:  Mississippi Guard Brings Water Relief
  • Contracts for September 2, 2022

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Tuesday, September 6

Middle East

  • September 5:  Statement | IDF Releases Shireen Abu Akleh Report  (Israel)
  • September 5:  Advisory | Counselor Chollet’s Travel to the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan
  • September 4:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary Leaf’s Travel to Tunisia, Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, and Iraq 
  • September 3:  Statement | The Appointment of Mr. Abdoulaye Bathily as Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Libya
  • September 2:  Advisory | Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to Egypt, United Kingdom


  • September 5:  Statement | Supreme Court Ruling on Elections in Kenya
  • September 2:  Advisory | Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Mike Hammer’s Travel to Ethiopia


  • September 3:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu’s Travel to India
  • September 2:  Advisory | Under Secretary Jenkins Travel to the Philippines, Vietnam, and Singapore, September 5-14
  • September 2:  Advisory | Travel of Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim to Tokyo

Western Hemisphere

  • September 5:  Advisory | U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Stern’s Travel to Argentina, Peru, and Panama


  • September 3:  Statement | San Marino National Day

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

September 2

  • Press Release:  USAID Deploys a Disaster Assistance Response Team to Respond to Flooding in Pakistan
  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Meets with Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

U.S. Mission to the United Nations (UN)

September 2

  • Explanation of Position on the Adoption of the UN General Assembly Resolution on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response
  • Statement at the Adoption of the First-Ever UN General Assembly Resolution on Survivors of Sexual Violence

Department of the Treasury

September 2

  • Statement by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on the G7 Price Cap Announcement
  • Press Release:  Updates Related to Price Cap on Russian Oil
  • Sanctions List Updates:  Amendment to the Cyber-Related Sanctions Regulations and Associated Administrative List Updates

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

September 2

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Venture Capital Adviser Energy Innovation Capital Management for Overcharging Fees

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

September 2

  • Press Release:  Former Heads of New York-Based Non-Governmental Organization Charged with Bribing Elected Officials of the Marshall Islands Extradited to the United States from Thailand
  • Press Release:  Former Deputy Warden at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Inmate
  • Press Release:  Bayer to Pay $40 Million to Resolve the Alleged Use of Kickbacks and False Statements Relating to Three Drugs
  • Press Release:  Medical Technology Company President Convicted in $77 Million COVID-19 and Allergy Testing Scheme

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

September 2

  • DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement Following Recent Wildfires in California and the Water Crisis in Mississippi
  • Press Release:  Violent Migrants and Gang Members Arrested by RGV Agents (Texas)
  • Press Release:  CBP Encourages Travelers to Plan Ahead of Holiday Weekend (California)
  • Press Release:  Dulles CBP Officers Arrest San Antonio Man on Texas Child Sex Crime Charges (Virginia)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

September 2

  • Press Release:  USTR Receives Requests for Continuation of China 301 Tariffs

Department of Commerce

September 2

  • Press Release:  President Biden to Announce 21 Winners of $1 Billion American Rescue Plan Regional Challenge

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

September 2

  • Press Release:  FCC Announces the Fifth Meeting of CSRIC VIII on September 21
  • Press Release:  Start of Bulk Fabric Challenge Process Announced

Department of Energy (DOE)

September 2

  • Statement by Secretary Granholm on President Biden’s Nomination of Gene Rodrigues
  • Press Release:  CSRA College Night Sept. 15, 2022

Department of Interior (DOI)

September 2

  • Press Release:  Assistant Secretary Trujillo Showcases Innovative Science to Combat Drought, Climate Change in Stockholm

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

September 2

  • Press Release:  EPA and The Ministry of the Environment of Japan Release Joint Statement on Continued Bilateral Environmental Cooperation
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

September 2

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration, USDOT Make an Unprecedented $1.4 Billion in Rail Grants Available Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
  • Press Release:  Ahead of Labor Day, DOT Launches New Dashboard to Help Air Travelers Know Their Rights When They Experience Flight Disruptions Caused by Airlines

Department of Labor

September 2

  • Press Release:  Statement by US Secretary of Labor Walsh on August Jobs Report
  • Statement:  “They said America’s workers didn’t want to work”: a Labor Day statement by US Secretary of Labor Walsh
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor sues former hospital CEO who failed to forward plan contributions, caused cancellation of employees’ health insurance
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor announces availability of $10M in funding for project to support state-level labor courts in Mexico