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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*

12:45 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route to Joint Base Andrews

1:05 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route to Queens, New York

2:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives in Queens, New York

2:10 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Queens, New York, en route to New York, New York

2:25 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives in New York, New York

4:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT joins Nicolle Wallace of MSNBC for a live interview | 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

5:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in a campaign reception | New York, New York

7:40 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in a campaign reception | New York, New York

9:05 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs New York, New York en route to Queens, New York

9:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Queens, New York en route to Joint Base Andrews

10:40 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route to the White House

10:50 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes Action to Address Veteran Homelessness

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

12:15 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will depart Washington, D.C., en route to New Orleans, Louisiana

1:40 p.m. CDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will arrive at Louis Armstrong International Airport

2:45 p.m. CDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will participate in a moderated conversation on the impact of Biden-Harris Administration initiatives dedicated to advancing economic opportunity | Global Black Economic Forum

6:30 p.m. CDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will give remarks at a campaign reception | New Orleans, Louisiana

White House Press Briefing*

1:25 p.m. EDT – Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will gaggle aboard Air Force One en route to Queens, New York

*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 Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Biden on Bidenomics | Chicago, Illinois
  • Excerpt from Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by President Biden on Bidenomics in Chicago, Illinois
  • Fact Sheet:  Bidenomics Is Working | The President’s Plan Grows the Economy from the Middle Out and Bottom Up—Not the Top Down
  • Remarks by President Biden Before Marine One Departure
  • What They are Saying:  Bipartisan Leaders Applaud Biden-⁠Harris Administration’s Announcement of Over 40B for High-Speed Internet to Kick off Investing in America Tour
  • Transcript:  Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Olivia Dalton En Route Chicago, Illinois
  • Judicial Nominations:  President Biden Names Thirty-Fifth Round of Judicial Nominees and One New Nominee to Serve as U.S. Attorney
  • Remarks by President Biden at a Campaign Reception | Chicago, Illinois
  • Remarks by President Biden at a Campaign Reception | Chevy Chase, Maryland (June 27)

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Meeting with German Federal Minister of Defence Boris Pistorius
  • Remarks by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Welcoming German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius to the Pentagon
  • Article:  U.S., German Defense Officials Pledge Continued Support for Ukraine
  • Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Ms. Sasha Baker Meeting with U.K. Ministry of Defence Director General Security Policy Mr. Paul Wyatt
  • Article:  Time Flies | Marking 100 Years of Aerial Refueling
  • Contracts for June 28, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Thursday, June 29, 2023

U.S. Foreign Policy

  • June 28:  Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken in a Conversation with Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass | New York, New York
  • June 28:  Interview | Secretary Antony J. Blinken with Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist, Jonathan Lemire, Andrea Mitchell, and Katy Kay of Morning Joe on MSNBC


  • June 28:  Readout | 12th U.S.-EU Space Dialogue Held in Brussels

Other Matters

  • June 28:  Advisory | Secretary Blinken to Deliver Remarks at a Reception in Honor of Pride Month

Press Briefing

  • June 28:  Transcript | Department Press Briefing

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Press Release:  USAID Releases Climate Strategy Progress Review
  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Speaks with Former Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

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

  • Advisory:  United States to Co-host United Nations Online Symposium on the Issue of Abductions by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Advisory:  Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield to travel to New Orleans

Department of the Treasury

  • Press Release:  Treasury Department Announces Approval of Up to $86 Million to Support Small Business Success in Mississippi as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda
  • Remarks by Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Graham Steele at Event Hosted by the Brookings Institution’s Assessing Insurance Regulation and Supervision of Climate-Related Financial Risk
  • Guidance:  Publication of a Joint Fact Sheet on Understanding UK and U.S. Russia-Related Sanctions and the Provision of Humanitarian Assistance

The Federal Reserve

  • Press Release:  Federal Reserve Board releases results of annual bank stress test, which demonstrates that large banks are well positioned to weather a severe recession and continue to lend to households and businesses even during a severe recession

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  Justice Department Launches Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Regional Outreach Program
  • Press Release:  Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Child Exploitation Offenses
  • Press Release:  Permanent Injunction Imposed on Online Education Platform Company Edmodo, LLC for Alleged Violations of Children’s Privacy Law
  • Press Release:  National Enforcement Action Results in 78 Individuals Charged for $2.5B in Health Care Fraud
  • Press Release:  Former Chicago-Area Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

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

  • CBP Press Release:  Agenda Announced for CBP’s Inaugural Green Trade Innovation and Incentives Forum (Washington, D.C.
  • CBP Press Release:  Two stash houses shut down at Laredo Sector (Texas)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release:  USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain Semiconductor Devices, and Methods of Manufacturing Same and Products Containing the Same

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Announces Over $29 Million in Emergency Connectivity Funding

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release:  USDA Launches Feds Feed Families 2023 to Combat Hunger and Improve Access to Healthy Food
  • Press Release:  USDA Solicits Nominations to the Tribal Advisory Committee

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  DOE Report Finds Clean Energy Jobs Grew in Every State In 2022

Department of the Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release:  Secretary Haaland, Leaders Celebrate New U.S. Geological Survey / University of Hawai’i Facility to Support Volcano Monitoring & Ecosystem Restoration
  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Holds Record-Breaking Auction for Solar Energy Development

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  New England Continues to Experience Poor Air Quality due to Smoke from Canadian Wildfires on Thursday June 29, 2023
  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Launches $7 Billion Solar for All Grant Competition to Fund Residential Solar Programs that Lower Energy Costs for Families and Advance Environmental Justice Through Investing in America Agenda
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation (DOT)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces Funding for 162 Community-Led Infrastructure Projects as Part of the Investing in America Agenda

Department of Labor (DOL)

  • Press Release:  Judge finds Shawn D. Purvis, Purvis Home Improvement Co. Inc. individually liable for nearly $1.6M penalties in Maine roofer’s fatality case
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards $49.4M to 17 organizations in 15 states to provide pre-, post-release job training, services for reentry population
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor cites Okeechobee labor contractor after heat illness claims the life of 28-year-old farmworker in Parkland
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards $11.6M in grants to 4 states to improve delivery of workforce services, measure effectiveness
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against Delaware salvage yard that wrongly terminated employee for reporting safety concerns
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor recovers $505K for Mississippi Delta farmworkers after dozens of employers violated workers’ rights, assesses $341K in penalties

Department of Education

  • Press Release:  Civil Rights Reaches Agreement to Resolve Sexual Harassment Investigation of Montgomery College in Maryland

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  HHS Office for Civil Rights Settles HIPAA Investigation with iHealth Solutions Regarding Disclosure of Protected Health Information on an Unsecured Server for $75,000
  • Press Release:  HHS Awards $31.5 Million in Behavioral Health Grants for Children, Youth and Young Adults

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release:  FDA Approves First Cellular Therapy to Treat Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

  • Press Release:  HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in May 2023
  • Press Release:  HUD Makes $75 Million in Funding Available to Tribal Communities for Community Development
  • Press Release:  Federal Housing Administration Increases Dollar Amount Threshold for Large Multifamily Loans to Be Eligible for Standard Underwriting

Government Services Administration (GSA)

  • Press Release:  GSA announces new political appointee Rachel Davis as Press Secretary

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

  • Report:  Navy Readiness | Actions Needed to Address Cost and Schedule Estimates for Shipyard Improvement
  • Report:  Medicaid | CMS Oversight and Guidance Could Improve Recovery Audit Contractor Program

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

  • Report:  The 2023 Long-Term Budget Outlook