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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*

12:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House

12:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT discusses how his investing in America agenda is bringing manufacturing back, rebuilding the middle class, and creating good-paying union jobs | Washington Hilton

1:15 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs en route to the White House

1:25 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

3:15 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing | Oval Office

7:10 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT, The First Lady, and President Yoon and Mrs. Kim of the Republic of Korea depart the White House

7:20 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and The First Lady participate in a visit with President Yoon and Mrs. Kim of the Republic of Korea to the Korean War Memorial

7:40 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and The First Lady depart en route to the White House

7:45 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and The First Lady arrive at the White House

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

3:05 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and President Yoon Suk Yeol of the Republic of Korea will tour NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Following, the Vice President and President Yoon will deliver remarks to press/

6:45 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will deliver remarks at a political event with reproductive rights organizations and advocates | Howard University

Looking ahead: On Wednesday, April 26, the Vice President and the Second Gentleman will join the President and the First Lady in greeting President Yoon and Mrs. Kim Keon-hee, First Lady of the Republic of Korea, for the Official Arrival Ceremony for a State Visit to the United States.  Later, the Vice President and Second Gentleman will attend the President and the First Lady’s State Dinner for President Yoon and Mrs. Kim

On Thursday, April 27, the Vice President will preside over a Joint Meeting of Congress.  The Vice President and Secretary of State Antony Blinken will co-host a State Luncheon for President Yoon and Mrs. Kim of the Republic of Korea at the U.S. Department of State.

On Friday, April 28, the Vice President will be in Washington, D.C., and has no public events scheduled.

On Saturday, April 29, the Vice President and the Second Gentleman will attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, D.C.

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

2:00 p.m. EDT – 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, April 24, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Biden in Meeting with Tennessee State Representatives
  • Remarks by President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at the 2023 National and State Teachers of the Year Celebration
  • Statement from President Joe Biden (re: Susan Rice’s resignation)
  • Statement from President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day
  • Remarks by First Lady Jill Biden at a Media Preview for the State Dinner of the Republic of Korea, as Prepared for Delivery
  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan
  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Oklahoma Disaster Declaration

Office of Management & Budget (OMB)

  • Statement of Administration Policy:  H.J. Res. 39 – A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Commerce relating to “Procedures Covering Suspension of Liquidation, Duties and Estimated Duties in Accord with Presidential Proclamation 10414”

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Press Release:  Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Australia’s Defence Strategic Review
  • Readout of U.S.-Kenya Bilateral Strategic Dialogue Defense Cooperation Pillar
  • Transcript:  Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds a Press Briefing
  • Article:  U.S. Troops Stand Ready to Help Diplomats as Sudan Conflict Continues
  • Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl’s Meeting with Davor Bozinovic, Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia
  • Publication:  DoD CIO Compliance Confirmation Memo
  • Press Release:  Flag Officer Announcements
  • Press Release:  General Officer Assignments
  • Press Release:  General Officer Announcements
  • Article:  Medal of Honor Monday | Marine Chief Warrant Officer 4 Harold Wilson
  • Contracts for April 24, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Tuesday, April 25, 2023


  • April 24:  Statement | Announcement of Nationwide Ceasefire in Sudan
  • April 24:  Statement | Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-Kenya Bilateral Strategic Dialogue
  • April 24:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs Dr. Alfred Mutua at a Joint Press Availability

Middle East

  • April 24:  Statement | Designating Iranian Officials in Connection with Serious Human Rights Abuses or Censorship in Iran
  • April 24:  Advisory | Ambassador Hussain’s Travel to Israel and the West Bank
  • April 24:  Transcript | Special Online Briefing with Major General Matthew McFarlane, Commander, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, and Dana Stroul, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense


  • April 24:  Statement | U.S.-EU Consultations Reinforce Strong Commitment to Human Rights

Central Asia

  • April 24:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Meredov
  • April 24:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov Before Their Meeting
  • April 24:  Statement | U.S. Department of State Announces TechWomen Delegation Travel to Kazakhstan, Aims to Increase Number of Women and Girls in STEM


  • April 24:  Statement | ANZAC Day
  • April 24:  Advisory | Ambassador Fick’s Travel to San Francisco and Japan


  • April 24:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary Stewart Travels to New Mexico

Other Matters

  • April 24:  Statement | Blue Dot Network Criteria: Relevant, Achievable, Aligned with International Standards (infrastructure projects)
  • April 24:  Statement | U.S. Delegation to the 2023 UN/ECOSOC Youth Forum

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Meets with HRH Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward
  • Press Release:  USAID Announces its Intent to Contribute $25 Million to Strengthen Energy Security in Ukraine as it Intensifies its Support for Energy Security Across Europe and Eurasia

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

  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Elizabeth Whelan at the UN Security Council Stakeout on Russia’s Wrongful Detention Practices
  • Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Open Debate on Effective Multilateralism
  • Transcript:  Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Interview with Sumi Somaskanda of BBC World News

Department of the Treasury

  • Sanctions:  Treasury Targets Actors Facilitating Illicit DPRK Financial Activity in Support of Weapons Programs
  • Sanctions:  Treasury Sanctions Senior Iranian Officials Overseeing Violent Protest Suppression and Censorship
  • Sanctions List Updates:  Iran-related Designations; North Korea Designations; Non-Proliferation Designation

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  North Korean Foreign Trade Bank Representative Charged in Crypto Laundering Conspiracies
  • Press Release:  Five Individuals Charged in $2M Virtual Asset and Securities Manipulation Scheme
  • Press Release:  IRB Brasil Agrees to Pay Shareholders $5M in Connection with Securities Fraud Scheme
  • Press Release:  Former Public Official and California Contractor Sentenced for Bid Rigging and Bribery
  • Press Release:  Georgia Doctor Pleads Guilty to Distributing Misbranded Weight Loss Drug Product
  • Press Release:  Gree U.S. Subsidiary Sentenced for Failure to Report Dangerous Dehumidifiers
  • Press Release:  L3 Technologies Settles False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Double-Charging for Certain Material Costs
  • Press Release:  Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Turtles
  • Press Release:  Ohio Man Charged for Attempting to Burn Down a Church that Planned to Host Drag Show Events
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Secures $2 Million Agreement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Alabama Sheriff 

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

  • Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Cyber Safety Review Board’s Review of Inaugural Proceedings and the Biden-Harris Administration’s Legislative Proposal to Codify the Board
  • CBP Press Release:  Expedited Consequences for Illegal Crossings Along the Northern Border (New York)
  • CBP Press Release:  Louisville CBP & Food and Drug Administration team up to stop fraudulent Botox shipments arriving in the U.S. (Kentucky)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Press Release:  USTR Announces Sushan Demirjian as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Small Business, Market Access, and Industrial Competitiveness
  • Press Release:  United States Announces Successful Resolution of a Rapid Response Mechanism Petition Regarding a Unique Fabricating Facility in Mexico

Department of Commerce

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Commerce Invites Industry Groups to Apply for Export Promotion Funding

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Settles 911 Outage Investigation with Shentel for $227,200

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release:  USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Arkansas Disaster Areas
  • Press Release:  USDA Announces New National Institute of Food and Agriculture Director

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  DOE Launches New Consumer Energy Savings Hub
  • Press Release:  DOE Announces 21st Annual Solar Decathlon Winners

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces $400 Million Grant Program to Fund Clean School Buses that Reduce Emissions and Protect Children’s Health
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  Investigation recovers $262K in back wages, damages from Fort Myers restaurant that made servers share tips with chefs, managers, owners illegally
  • Press Release:  Costly Errors | Massachusetts Dunkin’ franchisee pays $20K in civil money penalties to U.S. Department of Labor for child labor violations
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor cites Dollar Tree Inc. for obstructing exits, unsafely storing materials at Rhode Island stores in Providence, Pawtucket
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor, Trade Representative applaud steps taken by Mexico to address allegations at Unique Fabricating plant in Queretaro

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  HHS Releases Proposal to Expand Health Care for DACA Recipients
  • Press Release:  During National Minority Health Month, HHS Organizes First-Ever Nationwide Vaccination Day Event to Bring Health-Related Resources to Black Communities

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

  • Press Release:  HUD Outlines its Action Plan to Remove Unnecessary Barriers to Housing for People with Criminal Records

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

  • Report:  Space Situational Awareness | DOD Should Evaluate How It Can Use Commercial Data
  • Report:  Medicaid | Characteristics of and Expenditures for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • Report:  Defense Analysis | Additional Actions Could Enhance DOD’s Wargaming Efforts