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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*

9:30 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing | The White House 

11:30 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT awards the Medal of Honor to Ret. U.S. Army Colonel Paris Davis for his remarkable heroism during the Vietnam War | East Room

2:00 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany | Oval Office

3:45 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route to New Castle, Delaware

4:40 p.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT arrives in New Castle, Delaware

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

8:40 a.m. EST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Joint Base Andrews en route to San Francisco International Airport

11:15 a.m. PST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will arrive at San Francisco International Airport

12:30 p.m. PST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will deliver remarks at a political fundraiser; The Second Gentleman will attend | Hillsborough, California

1:50 p.m. PST – THE VICE PRESIDENT will convene a roundtable and highlight the Biden-Harris Administration’s investments to support America’s small businesses

7:35 p.m. PST – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND GENTLEMAN will depart San Francisco International Airport

8:45 p.m. PST – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND GENTLEMAN will arrive at Los Angeles International Airport

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

12:45 p.m. EST – 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 Thursday, March 2, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Statement from President Joe Biden on the Bipartisan Railway Safety Act of 2023
  • Remarks by President Biden After Senate Democratic Luncheon
  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces National Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Transcript:  Background Press Call by Senior Administration Officials Previewing the Biden-⁠Harris Administration’s National Cyber Strategy
  • Readout of White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk’s Call with Prime Minister Najla Bouden of Tunisia
  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden’s Cap on the Cost of Insulin Could Benefit Millions of Americans in All 50 States
  • Statement from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of President Ursula von der Leyen of the European Commission
  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden Signs National Security Memorandum to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism and Advance Nuclear and Radioactive Material Security
  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden’s Sweeping Pandemic Anti-Fraud Proposal: Going After Systemic Fraud, Taking on Identity Theft, Helping Victims
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby
  • Nominations Sent to the Senate

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Transcript:  Brigadier General Pat Ryder, Pentagon Press Secretary, Holds a Press Briefing
  • Article:  General Cites ‘Broader’ Pattern of Chinese Harassment
  • Press Release:  Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Message to the Force
  • Publication:  Message to the Force
  • Article:  DOD Officials See Real Progress in Indo-Pacific
  • Article:  U.S. Uses Holistic Approach in Africa Relations, General Says
  • Article:  All-Volunteer Force Proves Successful for U.S. Military
  • Article:  Sea Ops Keep Troops Ready for Action
  • Contracts for March 2, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Friday, March 3, 2023


  • March 2:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Indonesian Foreign Minister Marsudi
  • March 2:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi Before Their Meeting
  • March 2:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar
  • March 2:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Press Availability | New Delhi, India


  • March 2:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Dutch Foreign Minister Hoekstra
  • March 2:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra Before Their Meeting

Central Asia

  • March 2:  Interview | Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Doniyor Tukhsinov of | Uzbekistan

Middle East

  • March 2:  Statement | Designating Iran Sanctions Evaders

Western Hemisphere

  • March 2:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister Vieira
  • March 2:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira Before Their Meeting
  • March 2:  Statement | Persecution of Journalists in Guatemala


  • March 2:  Statement | Joint Statement by the Co-Chairs of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Africa Focus Group
  • March 2:  Transcript | Digital Press Briefing with U.S. Marine Corps Commander, General Michael Langley on AFRICOM and Regional Security Challenges in Africa


  • March 2:  Statement | Announcing the Release of the Administration’s National Cybersecurity Strategy


  • March 2:  Statement | Appointment of Ambassador Cindy McCain as Executive Director of the World Food Program

Department Press Briefing

  • March 2:  Transcript | Department Press Briefing

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release:  USAID Announces New Private Sector Partnerships to Help Ukraine Continue Feeding the World
  • Statement:  Congratulations to Ambassador McCain on her Appointment to Lead the World Food Program and to Outgoing Director Beasley for Six Years of Service

Department of the Treasury

  • Readout:  U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis
  • Readout:  Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo Visits Tribal Nations to see Impact of American Rescue Plan Funding and Economic Development Support
  • Press Release:  Treasury Announces Approval of Up to $890.7 Million to Support Small Business Success Across Three States
  • Remarks by Assistant Secretary Elizabeth Rosenberg for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the Association of Women in International Trade.
  • Sanctions:  Treasury Sanctions CJNG-Run Timeshare Fraud Network
  • Sanctions List Update:  Counter Narcotics and Iran-related Designations; Russia-related Designations Updates; Issuance of Iran-related General License and Guidance; Publication of Fraud Alert
  • Publication of Tri-Seal Compliance Note:  Cracking Down on Third-Party Intermediaries Used to Evade Russia-Related Sanctions and Export Controls

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Global Transportation Company Greenbrier and Former CEO for Failing to Disclose Perks and Payments

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  Justice Department and European Commission Announces Resumption of U.S. and EU Negotiations on Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations
  • Press Release:  Departments of Justice, Commerce and Treasury Issue Joint Compliance Note on Russia-Related Sanctions Evasion and Export Controls
  • Press Release:  Two U.S. Citizens Arrested for Illegally Exporting Technology to Russia
  • Press Release:  Ericsson to Plead Guilty and Pay Over $206M Following Breach of 2019 FCPA Deferred Prosecution Agreement
  • Press Release:  Two Men Sentenced in $30M Foreign Exchange Fraud Scheme
  • Speech:  Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter of the Antitrust Division Delivers Remarks at the Keystone Conference on Antitrust, Regulation & the Political Economy
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Files Statements of Interest in Servicemembers’ Lawsuits Asserting Their Rights Against Major Banks in Federal Court
  • Speech:  Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco Delivers Remarks at American Bar Association National Institute on White Collar Crime
  • Press Release:  Western North Carolina Dog Fighters Sentenced to Federal Prison
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Secures Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Michigan Landlord
  • Press Release:  Woman Pleads Guilty to Threatening Election Official
  • Press Release:  Federal Court Bars Three Florida Tax Return Preparer and a Business from Preparing Tax Returns and Orders Them to Disgorge Ill-Gotten Gains

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

  • Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on President Biden’s National Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Press Release:  CBP Seizes a Traveler’s Carry-On Containing Over 7 Pounds of Meth (Texas)
  • Press Release:  CBP Officers at Ysleta Port of Entry Apprehend Homicide Suspect (Texas)
  • Press Release:  15,000 Viagra Pills Worth Over $1 Million Seized by Louisville CBP (Kentucky)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Readout of USMCA Marine Litter Workshop

Department of Commerce

  • Statement from Deputy Secretary Graves on the Release of the National Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ and Secretary Granholm’s Meeting with Ukraine’s Minister of Energy German Galushchenko
  • Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil-Daniel Popescu
  • Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ and Secretary Granholm’s Meeting with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Minister of Economy Davor Filipovic
  • Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ and Secretary Granholm’s Meeting with Polish Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moskwa

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC to Ban BetterHelp from Revealing Consumers’ Data, Including Sensitive Mental Health Information, to Facebook and Others for Targeted Advertising

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

  • Press Release:  CFPB Publishes New Findings on Financial Profiles of Buy Now, Pay Later Borrowers

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release:  USDA Announces First Permanent Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Energy Releases Guidance for Second Award Cycle of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s $6 Billion Civil Nuclear Credits Program

Department of Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release:  Major Milestone Reached for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Habitat Recovery, Water Supply Project in Utah

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA Announces Listening Sessions on a Potential CERCLA Enforcement Discretion Policy for Addressing PFAS Contamination at Superfund Sites
  • Press Release:  EPA Announces Enforcement Actions to Control Hydrofluorocarbon Imports
  • Press Release:  EPA Requires Norfolk Southern to Sample for Dioxins in East Palestine
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Press Release:  Schools Nationwide Receive $10 Million in FAA Grants to Develop the Next Generation of Aviation Professionals

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report
  • Press Release:  Federal court forbids Putnam County home care business from intimidating workers, obstructing U.S. Department of Labor wage investigation
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor, American Society of Safety Professionals in East Texas partner for better safety, health in the workplace

Department of Education

  • Press Release:  Education Department Takes Steps to Hold Leaders of Risky Colleges Personally Liable

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

  • Press Release:  HUD Closes $96.5 Million Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Conversion Transactions to Preserve and Rehabilitate 500 Senior Homes in Chicago, Illinois

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

  • Report:  Federal Rulemaking | Trends at the End of Presidents’ Terms Remained Generally Consistent across Administrations
  • Report:  2020 Census | A More Complete Lessons Learned Process for Cost and Schedule Would Help the Next Decennial
  • Press Release:  Health Centers | Trends in Revenue and Grants Supported by the Community Health Center Fund