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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*

7:30 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing | The White House

9:25 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

9:45 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Santa Clara County, California

3:10 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives in Santa Clara County, California (12:10 p.m. PST) | Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, California

3:25 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT surveys storm-ravaged areas via helicopter en route Santa Cruz County, California (12:25 p.m. PST)

3:50 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives in Santa Cruz County, California (12:50 p.m. PST)

4:50 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT meets with business owners and local residents impacted by the devastation from recent storms (1:50 p.m. PST) | Capitola Wharf, Capitola, California

5:35 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT visits with first responders, state and local officials to survey recovery efforts and assess what additional Federal support is needed (2:35 p.m. PST)

6:00 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to reaffirm his commitment to supporting the people of California as they recover and rebuild from the impact of recent extreme weather across the state (3:00 p.m. PST) | Seacliff State Park, Aptos, California

7:00 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs Santa Cruz County en route Santa Clara County, California (4:00 PM Local)

7:35 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs Santa Clara County, California en route Joint Base Andrews (4:35 PM Local)

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

9:05 a.m. EST – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE Second Gentleman will depart Washington, D.C., en route to Tonopah, Arizona

11:50 a.m. MST – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE Second Gentleman will arrive at Luke Air Force Base

(2:00 p.m. MST – THE Second Gentleman will participate in a roundtable with college students to discuss combating antisemitism in the United States | Arizona State University)

2:00 p.m. MST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will receive a briefing on transmission line project with IBEW workers

2:25 p.m. MST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will deliver remarks highlighting the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to create a clean energy economy that works for all Americans; the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Energy will join her.

4:50 p.m. MST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will greet with servicemembers at Luke Air Force Base

5:35 p.m. MST – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE Second Gentleman will depart Luke Air Force Base en route to Los Angeles, California

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

11:30 a.m. EST – Principal Deputy Press Secretary Olivia Dalton and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Santa Clara County, California

*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 Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Statement from President Joe Biden on December Producer Price Index
  • Statement of President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Helicopter Crash in Ukraine
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, January 18, 2023
  • Nominations:  President Biden Names Twenty-Ninth Round of Judicial Nominees
  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Efforts to Support Community Schools
  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends California Disaster Declaration

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Article:  Austin Arrives in Germany Focused on Efforts to Help Ukraine
  • Article:  Firefighters on Ice
  • Contracts for January 18, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Thursday, January 19, 2023

Europe, Ukraine

  • January 18:  Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Italian Diplomatic Advisor Talò
  • January 18:  Statement | Condolences on Helicopter Crash in Ukraine
  • January 18:  Statement | $125 Million for Support of Ukraine’s Urgent Energy Systems Needs


  • January 18:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan


  • January 18:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu Before Their Meeting
  • January 18:  Statement | Joint Statement on the U.S.-Türkiye Strategic Mechanism


  • January 18:  Statement | The United States Releases Signed Memorandum of Understanding with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia to Strengthen Electric Vehicle Battery Value Chain

U.S. Domestic

  • January 18:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken at the United States Conference of Mayors’ 91st Winter Meeting | Washington, D.C.
  • January 18:  Advisory | Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Chicago, Illinois (Jan. 19-20)
  • January 18:  Advisory | Secretary Blinken Participates in a Conversation at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (Jan. 20)

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Attends Second Day of World Economic Forum
  • Press Release:  USAID Announces Additional $125 Million in Urgent Energy Support for Ukraine
  • Press Release:  A U.S.-Supported E-Government App Accelerated the Digital Transformation of Ukraine; Now Ukraine is Working to Scale the Solution to More Countries
  • Press Release:  USAID to Launch New Fund to Tap into Private Sector’s Competitive Edge To Solve Global Challenges

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

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East
  • Explanation of Vote on Russian Draft Decision on UNEP Executive Director

Department of the Treasury

  • Readout:  Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Bilateral Meeting with People’s Republic of China (PRC) Vice Premier Liu He
  • Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Yellen at Bilateral Meeting with People’s Republic of China Vice Premier Liu He
  • Remarks by Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo on Action Against Russian Illicit Finance
  • Press Release:  Treasury International Capital Data for November

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Speech:  Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Conference of Mayors
  • Press Release:  Founder and Majority Owner of Cryptocurrency Exchange Charged with Processing Over $700 Million of Illicit Funds
  • Speech:  Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks on Founder and Majority Owner of Cryptocurrency Exchange Charged with Processing Illicit Funds
  • Speech:  Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr. Delivers Remarks on Founder and Majority Owner of Cryptocurrency Exchange Charged with Processing Illicit Funds
  • Press Release:  Construction Company Owner Sentenced for Fraud in Securing Millions of Dollars in Contracts Intended for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
  • Press Release:  Cumberland County, Tennessee, Agrees to End Discrimination Based on Opioid Use Disorder
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Secures Agreement with Broadway Ticket Services Company to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims
  • Press Release:  Four Hawaii Correctional Officers Sentenced for Abusing Inmate and Conspiring to Cover Up Abuse
  • Press Release:  CPA Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Promote Fraudulent Tax Shelter Scheme
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Announces New Director of the U.S. Trustee Program

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

  • DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement During Severe Weather and Recovery Efforts in Alabama, California, and Georgia
  • Press Release:  Del Rio Sector Agents Arrest Felony Sex Offenders (Texas)
  • Press Release:  CBP Officers Seize $2 Million in Hard Narcotics at Laredo Port of Entry (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Man Dies Despite Efforts to Save His Life Following Apprehension Near El Paso (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Agents Reel in Human Smugglers Hauling Boat (Arizona)
  • Press Release:  CBP Officers “Stone” the Night and Seize Over $4 Million Worth of Cocaine Concealed within a Shipment of Decorative Stone (California)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

Commerce Department

  • Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeaki Matsumoto

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release:  USITC Makes Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review Concerning Gray Portland Cement and Clinker from Japan

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Order Requires Pyrex Glass Manufacturer to Pay for Falsely Claiming Chinese Products Were Made in USA

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Updates 4.9 GHz Band Rules, Seeks Further Comment

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

  • Press Release:  DFC Appoints New Members to Development Advisory Council

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release:  USDA Publishes Strengthening Organic Enforcement Final Rule

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces Funding for Community-Centered Clean Energy Programs Across the U.S. and $9 Billion for Home Rebates
  • Press Release:  DOE Launches New $50 Million Program to Help Communities Meet Their Clean Energy Goals

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA Seeks Input from Small Entities on Meat and Poultry Products Effluent Guidelines Rulemaking Revision
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Press Release:  FAA Proposes $1M Fine Against Aircraft Resource Management for Illegal Charter Flights
  • Press Release:  Ready for the Kickoff | What GA Pilots Need to Know about Super Bowl LVII

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  U.S., Mexico sign memorandum to protect temporary foreign workers
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards $325K to provide education, training, supportive services to migrant, seasonal farmworker youth, young adults
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor announces proposed rulemaking to revise standards for coal mine operators’ self-insurance under Black Lung Benefits Act
  • Press Release:  Federal safety inspections at three Amazon warehouse facilities find company exposed workers to ergonomic, struck-by hazards

Department of Education

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Education Announces $63 Million to Expand Community Schools and Increase Social, Emotional, Mental Health, and Academic Support for Students, Educators, and Families

Health & Human Services (HHS)Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Takes Additional Steps to Strengthen Nursing Home Safety and Transparency