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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*

11:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Briefing

2:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT discusses his plan to lower prescription drug costs | Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Las Vegas, Nevada, en route to Joint Base Andrews

7:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at Joint Base Andrews

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

11:10 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Joint Base Andrews en route to Newark Liberty International Airport

12:10 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will arrive Newark Liberty International Airport

1:55 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will deliver remarks at a DNC finance event | Paramus, New Jersey

6:00 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will film a segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

7:45 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Newark Liberty International Airport en route to Joint Base Andrews

8:40 p.m. EDT – 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 Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Statement from President Joe Biden on February CPI Report
  • Remarks by President Biden on Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence
  • Executive Order on Reducing Gun Violence and Making Our Communities Safer
  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden Announces New Actions to Reduce Gun Violence and Make Our Communities Safer
  • Statement from President Joe Biden on the Passing of Former Congresswoman Pat Schroeder
  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes New Action to Protect Communities from PFAS Pollution
  • Readout of White House Roundtable, Women Rebuilding America
  • Statement from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of Ireland
  • Statement from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Saudi Arabia’s Historic Purchase of Boeing Aircraft
  • Readout of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Meeting with Dr. Ibrahim Kalin, Spokesperson and Chief Advisor to the President of Türkiye
  • Nominations Sent to the Senate

Office of Management & Budget (OMB)

  • Blog:  The Importance of Measuring the Fiscal and Economic Costs of Climate Change
  • Blog:  Celebrating 5 Years of the Technology Modernization Fund

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Article:  DOD Official Says Sub Agreement Will Help Guarantee Free, Open Indo-Pacific
  • Transcript:  Pentagon Press Secretary Brigadier General Pat Ryder and PTDO DUSD(Policy) Dr. Mara Karlin Hold a Press Briefing
  • Advisory:  Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs to Host 10th Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meeting
  • Article:  Russian Fighter Strikes U.S. Unmanned Aircraft
  • Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Dr. William LaPlante’s meeting with the Republic of Korea’s Minister of Defense, Acquisition Program Administration, Mr. Eom Dong-hwan
  • Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl’s Meeting with Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense François Bausch
  • Transcript:  Missile Defense Agency Officials Hold a Press Briefing on President Biden’s Fiscal 2024 Missile Defense Budget
  • Article:  AUKUS Plan Looks to Shore up Deterrence, Promote Stability
  • Contracts for March 14, 2023

Department of State

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is on travel to Ethiopia and Niger from March 14-17, 2023

Daily Schedule | Wednesday, March 15, 2023


  • March 14:  Fact Sheet | The United States and Ethiopia: A Long-Term Partnership

CHIPS Act | Int’l Technology Security & Innovation Fund

  • March 14:  Statement | Department of State Announces Plans to Implement the CHIPS Act International Technology Security and Innovation Fund
  • March 14:  Fact Sheet | Department of State Allocating $100 Million in FY 2023 for CHIPS Act Projects

Forum on Energy & Climate

  • March 14:  Readout | Virtual Ministerial Meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate


  • March 14:  Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Belgian Foreign Minister Lahbib
  • March 14:  Statement | Joint Statement on the Eighth Round of the Strategic Dialogue between Romania and the United States
  • March 14:  Advisory | Special Representative McAuliffe Leads Partnership Opportunity Delegation to the Western Balkans on Energy Security and Climate
  • March 14:  Advisory | U.S. and North Macedonia Co-Host Proliferation Security Initiative Workshop
  • March 14:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Sison’s Travel to Switzerland

Middle East

  • March 14:  Statement | Saudi Arabia’s Purchase of Boeing Aircraft
  • March 14:  Advisory | U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Lenderking’s Travel to Oman and Saudi Arabia

Near East

  • March 14:  Advisory | Special Envoy Medina’s Travel to Pakistan

Western Hemisphere

  • March 14:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with Mexican Foreign Secretary Ebrard

Press Briefings

  • March 14:  Transcript | Department Press Briefing
  • March 14:  Transcript | Special Online Briefing with Mark Lambert, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Anthony Wier, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Douglas Jones, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs; and Abraham Denmark, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense for AUKUS
  • March 14:  Transcript:  Digital Press Briefing with Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, and Grant Schneider, Director, National Security Council

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

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing Called by Russia on “Russophobia”

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

  • Press Release:  DNI Releases FY 2024 Budget Request Figure for the National Intelligence Program
  • Press Release:  DNI Haines Welcomes Charles Luftig as Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Policy and Capabilities

Department of the Treasury

  • Readout:  Assistant Secretary Elizabeth Rosenberg’s Travel to Australia
  • Remarks by Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Ben Harris on the Russian Energy Price Cap at the American Enterprise Institute
  • Statement:  On American Rescue Plan’s Second Anniversary, Treasury Releases New Data on Act’s Historic Investments in Economic Growth

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges IT Services Provider DXC Technology Co. for Misleading Non-GAAP Disclosures

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Readout of Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta and Access to Justice Director Rachel Rossi’s Trip to Iowa
  • Speech:  Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the Justice Department’s National Public Defense Day Tour in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Press Release:  Jelly Bean Communications Design and its Manager Settle False Claims Act Liability for Cybersecurity Failures on Florida Medicaid Enrollment Website
  • Press Release:  Former New Orleans Police Officer Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting a 15-Year-Old Girl
  • Press Release:  Former Kentucky Federal Prison Lieutenant Convicted of Covering Up the Assaults of Two Federal Inmates by Corrections Officers
  • Press Release:  Federal Jury Finds Kentucky Woman Guilty of Mailing Threatening Communications to Neighbors Because of Their Race
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Michigan Rental Property Owner

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

  • Blog:  SAFECOM and NCSWIC Release the Paging | A Vital Link for Public Safety Document
  • CBP Press Release:  CBP hosts Forced Labor Technical Expo and launches trade statistics dashboard (Washington, D.C.)
  • CBP Press Release:  Selection of Anthony “Scott” Good as Chief Patrol Agent, El Paso Sector (Texas)
  • CBP Press Release:  CBP Officers Seize Over $660K in Hard Narcotics at Laredo Port of Entry (Texas)
  • CBP Press Release:  CBP Phone Scam Continues to Target Citizens Callers seek information to bypass financial protocols (Texas)
  • CBP Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol assisted in a human smuggling attempt utilizing a belly dump truck (Texas)
  • CBP Press Release:  U.S. Border Patrol Catches Smuggler and 11 Noncitizens Partnership with Ohio State Highway Patrol leads to Arrest (Ohio)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Czech Republic’s Minister of Industry and Trade Jozef Síkela
  • Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Hadja Lahbib
  • Remarks by Ambassador Katherine Tai at the Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Department of Commerce

  • Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Readout of U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue and U.S.-India CEO Forum with Minister Piyush Goyal
  • Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with Turkish Deputy Minister of Trade Mustafa Tuzcu
  • Statement from Secretary Raimondo on Saudi Arabia’s Purchase of Boeing Aircraft

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Finalizes Order Requiring Fortnite maker Epic Games to Pay $245 Million for Tricking Users into Making Unwanted Charges

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Updates Equipment Authorization Standards
  • Press Release:  Deletion of Additional Items from March 16, 2023, Open Meeting
  • Speech:  Chairwoman Rosenworcel at Satellite Industry Association Dinner

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

  • Press Release:  FERC Issues Final Agenda for the Roundtable on Environmental Justice and Equity in Infrastructure Permitting (English/Español)

Department of Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release:  Secretary Haaland Issues Statement Regarding Land Exchange in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Proposes First-Ever National Standard to Protect Communities from PFAS in Drinking Water
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Opens Applications for First Round of $2.5 Billion Program to Build EV Charging in Communities & Neighborhoods Nationwide

Department of Labor

  • Report:  Consumer Price Index (CPI) | February
  • Press Release:  Equal Pay Day 2023 | Department of Labor initiatives seek to close gender, racial wage gap, increase equity in federal programs
  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris administration launches initiative to promote equal opportunity, expand workforce for federally funded jobs in large infrastructure projects
  • Press Release:  Federal court orders defunct Milwaukee info technology company, president to restore $18K withheld from employees for medical plan

Department of Education

  • Press Release:  Education Department Announces Use of Secret Shopping to Protect Students, Crack Down on Institutions that Lure Students with Lies  

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release:  FDA Authorizes Bivalent Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine as Booster Dose for Certain Children 6 Months through 4 Years of Age
  • Press Release:  FDA Roundup | March 14, 2023

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

  • Report:  Women in the Workforce | Underrepresentation in Management Positions Persists, and the Gender Pay Gap Varies by Industry and Demographics