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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*

10:15 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing; The Vice President attends | Oval Office

  • Fact Sheet:  The President’s Budget | Extending Medicare Solvency by 25 Years or More, Strengthening Medicare, and Lowering Health Care Costs

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

10:15 a.m. EST – THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT will receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

1:30 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 Monday, March 6, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Biden at the 2023 International Association of Fire Fighters Legislative Conference
  • Remarks by Vice President Harris in a Moderated Conversation on Climate
  • Statement by NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on the U.S.-Lithuania Strategic Dialogue on the Indo-Pacific
  • Joint Statement on the Meeting of the U.S.-Israel
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre
  • Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by First Lady Jill Biden at Ivy Tech Community College
  • Nominations:  President Biden Announces Key Nominees
  • Nominations Sent to the Senate

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Article:  Women Leaders Discuss Benefits of Military Service
  • Article:  Green Beret Inducted into Hall of Heroes
  • Article:  On Middle East Tour, Austin Talks Partnerships with Jordanian King
  • Press Release:  Department of Defense Announces Winners of the Fiscal Year 2022 Nunn-Perry Award, Recognizing Excellence in the DOD Mentor Protégé Program
  • Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan
  • Transcript:  Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Media Availability with Reporters During Travel in Middle East
  • Press Release:  General Officer Announcements
  • Article:  Medal of Honor Monday | Army Col. Lewis Millet, Sr.
  • Contracts for March 6, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Monday, March 7, 2023

Middle East

  • March 6:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Israeli Minister for Strategic Affairs Dermer and National Security Advisor Hanegbi
  • March 6:  Statement | Designation of Syrian Military Official

Europe, Russia

  • March 6:  Statement | State Department and European Commission Engage Diamond Industry to Discuss Next Steps on Russian Diamonds
  • March 6:  Statement | Joint Statement by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis
  • March 6:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis Before Their Meeting
  • March 6:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Robinson Travels to Tbilisi, Rome, Vatican City, and Vienna


  • March 6:  Statement | The United States Launches First Regional Summit for the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs in Kuala Lumpur
  • March 6:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary Kritenbrink’s Travel to Indonesia and Malaysia


Commission on the Status of Women

  • March 6:  Advisory | Senior Official for Global Women’s Issues Fotovat Travels to New York

Domestic Matters

  • March 6:  Statement | 2023 International Women of Courage Award Recipients Announced
  • March 6:  Advisory | Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to meet at California State University Long Beach, one of Fulbright’s Top Performing Hispanic Serving Institutions, March 7-8

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release:  The United States Announces New $73 Million Commitment for Dioxin Remediation at Bien Hoa Air Base

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

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Chemical Weapons in Syria
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Political and Humanitarian Situation in South Sudan
  • Remarks at Opening of Fifth Committee First Resumed Session

Department of the Treasury

  • Remarks by Under Secretary for International Affairs Jay Shambaugh at the Institute of International Bankers’ Annual Washington Conference
  • Readout:  Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Call with Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Rio Tinto plc with Bribery Controls Failures
  • Press Release:  SEC Files Emergency Action Against Miami Investment Adviser BKCoin and Principal Kevin Kang for Orchestrating $100 Million Crypto Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  Four Gangster Disciples Leaders Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy and Murder
  • Press Release:  MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy and Murder
  • Press Release:  Court Finds Gross Negligence, Orders Oil Company to Pay United States and State of California $65 Million
  • Press Release:  United States and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Announce Settlement with City of Gloucester to Upgrade Sewage Treatment Infrastructure

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

  • Press Release:  Wellesley Island Border Patrol Agents Arrest Subject with Approximately 278 Pounds in Vacuum Sealed Marijuana (New York)
  • Press Release:  CBP Officers in Louisville Seize Over 1,600 Pounds of Narcotics in February (Kentucky)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Press Release:  USTR Announces USMCA Technical Consultations with Mexico on Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Press Release:  What They Are Saying | USTR Announces USMCA Technical Consultations with Mexico on Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Press Release:  United States Seeks Mexico’s Review of Alleged Denial of Workers’ Rights at Unique Fabricating
  • Readout of USTR-led Inter-Agency Delegation Visit to Mauritania to Assess Efforts to Address Hereditary Slavery
  • Advisory:  Ambassador Tai to Travel to Brazil and Florida

Department of Commerce

  • Press Release:  U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Announces Senior Biden White House Staffer Chris Slevin as New Chief of Staff
  • Advisory:  Secretary Raimondo to Travel to New Delhi to Deepen U.S.-India Commercial Ties, Participate in U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue and CEO Forum

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Extends Public Comment Period on Its Proposed Rule to Ban Noncompete Clauses Until April 19
  • Press Release:  FTC Sends Nearly $2.4 Million to Raging Bull Customers After the Company Agrees to Settle Charges of Bogus Earnings Claims

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Adopts Temporary Stay of ATSC 3.0 A/322 Rule Sunset
  • Press Release:  Commissioner Starks Comments on Privacy, Equity, and Civil Rights

U.S. Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Press Release:  EXIM Bank President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis Launches Expanded Reinsurance/Risk-Sharing Initiative with Aon in London

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Statement by Secretary Vilsack Regarding USMCA Consultation Request with Mexico
  • Press Release:  USDA Proposes New Requirements for the “Product of USA” Label Claim
  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces Actions, Investments to Create Fairer Markets, Lower Prices

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA Announces Nearly $200 Million to Address Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

  • Press Release:  USDOT Unveils Dashboard, Highlights Progress to Help Parents Avoid Family Seating Junk Fees

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Press Release:  FAA Proposes New Policy that Would Fulfill One of the Key Requirements of the Aircraft Certification, Safety, and Accountability Act

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor, Trade Representative request Mexico review labor rights denial allegation at Unique Fabricating plant in Queretaro
  • Readout:  U.S. Secretary Walsh joins union, community leaders, apprentices to discuss Registered Apprenticeships, $20M agreement to expand equitable construction training
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor investigation of Del Monte cannery worker’s amputation injury finds company violated federal safety standards
  • Press Release:  Federal court consent order: Somerville restaurant, owner must pay $15K in punitive damages, stop employee retaliation, not block U.S. Labor Department proceedings
  • Press Release:  Mercury poisoning | Long Island thermometer maker’s workers sickened by unsafe exposures to toxic metal, faces nearly $200K in penalties
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor finds LaFayette insulation manufacturer ignored safety standards after investigation of worker’s serious head injury

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  HHS Awards Emergency Funding for Community Health Center Supporting East Palestine, Ohio, Residents