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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*

8:00 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

9:40 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

10:00 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Hebron, Kentucky

11:25 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives in Hebron, Kentucky

12:45 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on how his economic plan

3:05 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs Hebron, Kentucky, en route Joint Base Andrews

4:20 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Joint Base Andrews

4:40 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

10:50 a.m. EST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Washington, D.C., en route to Chicago, Illinois

11:40 a.m. CST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will arrive at Chicago Midway International Airport

1:20 p.m. CST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will deliver remarks on how the Biden-Harris Administration’s economic plan

3:00 p.m. CST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Chicago, Illinois, en route to Washington, D.C.

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator Mitch Landrieu will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route Hebron, Kentucky

*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 Monday, January 3, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Statement by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of Prime Minister Kishida of Japan (Jan. 13)
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, January 3, 2023
  • Nominations:  Nominations Sent to the Senate
  • Nominations:  President Biden Announces Key Nominees

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Press Release:  U.S. Representative to NATO DIANA Board of Directors Elected as Chair of the Board
  • Memorandum:  Expansion of Temporary Authority to Immediately Appoint Retired Members of the Armed Forces to Certain Positions in DoD
  • Memorandum:  Pilot Program on DHA for Spouses of Members of the Uniformed Services at Locations Outside the United States
  • Article:  Antarctica Bound for Operation Deep Freeze 2023
  • Article:  Face of Defense | The 1st Female Marine Silent Drill Platoon Commander
  • Contracts for January 3, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Wednesday, January 4, 2023

  • January 3:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Irish Tánaiste Micheál Martin
  • January 3:  Statement | Venezuela’s Interim Government and the 2015 National Assembly
  • January 3:  Statement | Establishing the Office of the Special Envoy for Critical and Emerging Technology
  • January 3:  Advisory | Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at the Launch of First U.S. Strategy on Global Women’s Economic Security (Jan. 4)
  • Transcript | Department Press Briefing

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Former SPAC CFO for Orchestrating $5 Million Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  Former GE Power Engineer Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Economic Espionage
  • Press Release:  Frank James Pleads Guilty to Mass Shooting on New York Subway

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

  • Press Release:  CBP Officers at South Texas Ports of Entry Post Significant Increases in Cocaine Seized, Inadmissibles Encountered in FY 2022 (Texas)
  • Press Release:  CBP Arrests Fugitive from Justice Wanted for Armed Robbery at Rainbow Bridge (New York)
  • Press Release:  CBP Seizes 877 Pounds of Cocaine Inside Cargo in the San Juan-Santo Domingo Ferry (Puerto Rico)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Issues Order Ratifying Previous Orders Regarding Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority Rules

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Statement from Chairwoman Rosenworcel on FCC Commissioner Nomination

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

  • Press Release:  CFPB Issues Report on TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

  • Press Release:  President Biden Names Willie Phillips Acting Chairman

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA and Army Finalize Rule Establishing Definition of WOTUS and Restoring Fundamental Water Protections (Dec. 30)
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Labor

  • Readout:  Secretary Walsh meets with truckers, companies, Teamsters union, officials at Port of Los Angeles
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor recovers $1.6M for 83 restaurant workers whose Los Angeles employer denied them overtime pay; tried to hide wage theft
  • Press Release:  Arby’s franchisee allows teens to work outside of federally allowed limits at 9 South Carolina locations, federal investigation finds

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  Lab Pays $16,500 Settlement to HHS, Resolving Potential HIPAA Violation over Medical Records Request