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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. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing | The White House

1:40 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Springfield, Virginia

2:45 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on our economic progress since taking office | Steamfitters Local 602, Springfield, Virginia

3:50 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

5:30 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT and The First Lady host a Lunar New Year Reception | East Room

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

12:00 p.m. PST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Los Angeles International Airport en route to Joint Base Andrews

7:25 p.m. EST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will arrive at Joint Base Andrews

*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 25, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Biden on Continued Support for Ukraine
  • Transcript:  Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials on U.S. Support to Ukraine
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby
  • Remarks by Vice President Harris at Memorial for Victims of the Monterey Park Shooting
  • Readout of the Executive Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences’ Roundtable on Macroeconomic and Climate-related Risks and Opportunities
  • Readout of Roundtable on Capital Access for Small Businesses
  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Protect Renters and Promote Rental Affordability
  • Statement from President Joe Biden on Record ACA Enrollment Numbers
  • Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at the Presentation of her 2021 Inauguration Day and Evening Ensembles to the Smithsonian Institution

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Call with Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak
  • Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Call with Ukrainian Minister of Defence Oleksii Reznikov
  • Press Release:  Biden Administration Announces Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine
  • Fact Sheet:  Ukraine Fact Sheet – Jan 25
  • Article:  Biden Announces Abrams Tanks to be Delivered to Ukraine
  • Article:  Ukraine, Asia Drove 50% Increase in FY22 Arms Sales
  • Press Release:  DoD Announces Update to DoD Directive 3000.09, ‘Autonomy In Weapon Systems’
  • Publication:  DoD Directive 3000.09, ‘Autonomy In Weapon Systems’
  • Article:  DOD Updates Autonomy in Weapons System Directive
  • Article:  DOD Modernization Relies on Rapidly Leveraging Commercial Technology
  • Contracts for January 25, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Thursday, January 26, 2023

Western Hemisphere

  • January 25:  Statement | Designation of Former President of Panama Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal for Involvement in Significant Corruption


  • January 25:  Advisory | Deputy Secretary Sherman to Deliver Opening Remarks at the U.S.-India Alliance for Women’s Economic Empowerment Shatter Summit


  • January 25:  Statement | Imposing Visa Restrictions on Individuals Involved in Undermining the Democratic Process in Nigeria

Middle East

  • January 25:  Statement | Joint Statement on Syria

U.S. Domestic

  • January 25:  Advisory | Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs Trudeau Travels to Kansas and Missouri

Freedom Online Coalition

  • January 25:  Statement | The United States Assumes the 2023 Chairship of the Freedom Online Coalition

Department Press Briefing

  • January 25:  Transcript | Department Press Briefing

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power’s Meeting with Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of Somalia
  • Readout:  Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman Travels to Haiti
  • Press Release:  USAID Providing an Additional $75 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Rohingya Refugees and Bangladeshi Host Community

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

  • Readout of Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Ghanaian Foreign Minister Shirley Botchwey
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing by the ICC Prosecutor for Sudan
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Political and Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release:  Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen Announces U.S.-South Africa Task Force to Combat the Financing of Wildlife Trafficking
  • Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen at Dinokeng Game Reserve | South Africa
  • Readout:  Deputy Secretary Adeyemo Meets with Private Sector and Philanthropic Leaders to Discuss Economic Opportunity and Access to Capital

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Proposes Rule to Prohibit Conflicts of Interest in Certain Securitizations
  • Press Release:  Silvestre Fontes Named Director of Boston Regional Office

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  Chinese National Sentenced to Eight Years for Acting within the United States as an Unregistered Agent of the People’s Republic of China
  • Press Release:  Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Mailing Ricin to President of the United States in 2020
  • Speech:  Acting Director Allison Randall of the Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at 2023 Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska
  • Press Release:  Four Men Convicted of Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Finds Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Violates the Constitution by Incarcerating People Beyond Their Release Dates
  • Press Release:  Dental Practice Owners Charged with Fraud and RICO Conspiracy
  • Press Release:  Louisiana Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Kidnapping and Attempting to Murder a Gay Man as Part of Hate Crime Scheme Targeting Users of a Dating App for Gay Men
  • Press Release:  Two Members of the Aryan Circle Sentenced for Attempted Murder
  • Press Release:  Illinois Man Charged with Setting Fire to Planned Parenthood
  • Press Release:  Two Florida Men Sentenced for Racially-Motivated Hate Crime Following Violent Assault on a Black Man
  • Press Release:  Former Prison Guard Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Inmates
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Texas Tax Return Preparer

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

  • Press Release:  Unlawful Southwest Border Crossings Plummet Under New Border Enforcement Measures
  • Press Release:  DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Haiti
  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol discover migrants in sleeper area of tractor trailer (Texas)
  • Press Release:  CBP Officers Seize $1.9 Million Worth of Cocaine in Three Seizures (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol renders medical aid to lost individuals (Texas)
  • Press Release:  El Paso CBP Officers Nab More Than 60 Fugitives in 2023 Including People Sought For Homicide and Sexual Offenses Against Children (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol welcomes their first support canine named Pearl (Texas)
  • Press Release:  Canada and United States Announce New NEXUS Interview Option to Expand Enrollment Capacity (Washington, D.C.)
  • Press Release:  Dulles CBP Intercepts Another Marijuana Load Bound for Nigeria (Virginia)
  • Press Release:  Philadelphia CBP Waxes Dangerous Drugs Destined to North Miami Beach (Pennsylvania)
  • Press Release:  Increased Illicit Border Crossings Carry Higher Risk in Winter Months (Vermont)
  • Press Release:  U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Host In-Person Women’s Career Information Workshop / Job Fair (California)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Readout of Ambassador Jayme White’s Meeting with Canada’s Deputy Minister for International Trade Rob Stewart
  • Readout of Ambassador Jayme White’s Meeting with Mexico’s Under Secretary of Economy Alejandro Encinas

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release:  Steel Nails from India, Thailand, and Turkey Do Not Injure U.S. Industry, Says USITC

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Returns More Than $973,000 to Consumers Charged by NutraClick LLC for Unwanted Monthly Subscriptions for Supplements and Beauty Products

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  WRC Advisory Committee Schedules its 7th Meeting on April 11, 2023
  • Press Release:  FCC Asks Consumers to Share Their Broadband Access Experiences

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Protections for Tongass National Forest

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

  • Press Release:  January 2023 Highlights | FERC insight | Volume 1

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA Announces Latest Actions to Protect Groundwater and Communities from Coal Ash Contamination
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

  • Press Release:  Construction Begins on New Tower Allowing Asheville Regional Airport to Grow

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Press Release:  Construction Begins on New Tower Allowing Asheville Regional Airport to Grow

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor, Drywall and Acoustical Tile Contractors Association renew alliance to promote workplace safety
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor recovers $300K in back wages, damages for 492 workers at Louisville coffee shop that diverted tips to management
  • Press Release:  New Hampshire chimney services contractor pays $26K to settle allegations of retaliation, interference with federal investigation of pay practices
  • Press Release:  Deadly Mix | Federal workplace safety investigations find severe injuries, fatality caused by steam explosions at 2 Ohio companies
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor cites U.S. Postal Service with 16 violations for endangering workers at 3 Tennessee facilities, proposes $350K in penalties

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  HHS Awards $139 million for Special Diabetes Program for Indians
  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces Record-Breaking 16.3 Million People Signed Up for Health Care Coverage in ACA Marketplaces During 2022-2023 Open Enrollment Season