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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*

10:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

1:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and The First Lady depart the White House en route to Camp David

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

2:10 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will conclude the Investing in America tour with a stop in Baltimore, Maryland, and will receive a briefing on community climate actions and energy efficient upgrades attributable to the Administration’s investments; The EPA Administrator will attend | Coppin State University

3:15 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and the EPA Administrator will give remarks to highlight provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that are combatting climate change, creating good-paying jobs, and building a clean energy economy | Coppin State University

  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Launches Historic $20 Billion Competition to Catalyze Investment in Clean Energy Projects and Tackle the Climate Crisis

*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, July 13, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Readout of the Third United States – Nordic Leaders’ Summit
  • Remarks by President Biden at the U.S.-Nordic Leaders’ Summit | Helsinki, Finland
  • Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with President Sauli Niinistö of Finland
  • Remarks by President Biden and President Sauli Niinistö of the Republic of Finland Before Bilateral Meeting | Helsinki, Finland
  • Remarks by President Biden and President Sauli Niinistö of the Republic of Finland in Joint Press Conference | Helsinki, Finland
  • Presidential Action:  Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Members of the Individual Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces to Active Duty
  • Message to Congress on Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Members of the Individual Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces to Active Duty
  • Readout of Vice President Harris’ Meeting with Consumer Protection, Labor, and Civil Rights Leaders on AI
  • Press Release:  ICYMI | NEC Director Lael Brainard: U.S. Economy is “Defying Predictions”
  • Readout of July 12 Council of Governors Meeting
  • Readout of White House and Department of Agriculture Listening Session on Competition Legislative Priorities with Food and Agriculture Advocacy Organizations
  • Statement from Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the Visit of President Isaac Herzog of Israel
  • Fact Sheet:  Biden-⁠Harris Administration Publishes the National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Plan

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Transcript:  Lt. Gen. Douglas A. Sims II (USA), Director for Operations, J-3, The Joint Staff; Brigadier General Pat Ryder, Pentagon Press Secretary, Hold a Press Briefing
  • Article:  Biden Approves Mobilization of Reserves to Support EUCOM
  • Article:  DOD Officials Highlight Risks to Force Posed by Senate Nomination Hold
  • Transcript:  Major General William Zana, National Guard Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, and International Affairs, Holds a Press Briefing on the 30th Anniversary of the State Partnership Program
  • Article:  National Guard’s State Partnership Program Marks 30 Years
  • Press Release:  General Officer Announcements
  • Press Release:  Flag Officer Announcement
  • Contracts for July 13, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Friday, July 14, 2023


  • July 13:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with People’s Republic of China (PRC) Director of the CCP Central Foreign Affairs Office Wang Yi
  • July 13:  Statement  | G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile by North Korea
  • July 13:  Statement | United States to Provide Additional Humanitarian Assistance to People in Burma, Bangladesh, and the Region


  • July 13:  Statement | Investigations and Prosecutions of Atrocities in Darfur

Western Hemisphere

  • July 13:  Statement | Designation of Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez, Former Panamanian President, for Significant Corruption
  • July 13:  Statement | Continued Threats to the Integrity and Credibility of Guatemala’s Election

Food Crisis

  • July 13:  Statement | On the Global Food Crisis

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Meets with Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova Igor Grosu
  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Meets with Armenian Secretary of the Security Council Armen Grigoryan
  • Readout:  Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman meets with Kazakhstan First Deputy Foreign Minister Umarov and KazAid Chairman Arystanov
  • Press Release:  The United States Announces More Than $74 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Vulnerable People in Burma, Bangladesh, and the Region

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

  • Joint Statement Delivered by Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis at the UN Security Council Stakeout on the Recent ICBM Launch by the DPRK
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the July 12 ICBM Launch by the DPRK
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing by the ICC Prosecutor for Sudan

Department of the Treasury

  • Statement by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on the appointment of Andrea Gacki as FinCEN Director
  • Advisory:  Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen to Travel to India and Vietnam
  • Readout:  Treasury Office of State and Local Finance Convenes Discussion on Community Disaster Resilience Zones and Community-led Infrastructure

The Federal Reserve

  • Speech by Governor Waller on the economic outlook

Security Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Celsius Network Limited and Founder Alex Mashinsky with Fraud and Unregistered Offer and Sale of Securities

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Press Release:  Three Cuban Nationals Sentenced for Sex Trafficking and Related Crimes in Texas Strip Clubs
  • Press Release:  Jerry L. Jensen Appointed Acting U.S. Trustee for Arkansas, Nebraska, and Missouri
  • Speech:  Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks Announcing Civil Rights Investigation into Conditions in the Fulton County Jail in Georgia
  • Press Release:  Judge Sentences Florida Man to 18 Years in Prison for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS
  • Press Release:  Man Arrested for Cyberstalking and Making Antisemitic Threats Targeting Synagogues and Jewish-Owned Businesses
  • Press Release:  Queens Acupuncture Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Causing the Filing of False Returns
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Announces Investigation into Conditions in Fulton County, Georgia Jail
  • Press Release:  Justice Department Reinforces Federal Protections for Servicemembers and their Spouses in Letter to State Officials
  • Press Release:  Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Dogfighting Conspiracy
  • Press Release:  Seven More Individuals Charged in Connection with Illegal Gambling Businesses in Ohio

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

  • Press Release:  Secretary Mayorkas Delivers Updates on DHS Campaign to Stop Fentanyl
  • CBP Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol apprehends criminal gang member (Texas)
  • CBP Press Release:  CBP officers thwart smugglers’ attempt to conceal $4 million worth of methamphetamine (California)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Press Release:  United States, Mexico and Canada Joint Statement of the Third Meeting of the USMCA/T-MEC/CUSMA Free Trade Commission
  • Advisory:  Ambassador Katherine Tai to Travel to Kenya

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Provides Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee at Oversight Hearing
  • Press Release:  FTC Announces Tentative Agenda for July 20 Open Commission Meeting
  • Press Release:  FTC Reaches Settlement with Crypto Platform Celsius Network; Charges Former Executives with Duping Consumers into Transferring Cryptocurrency into their Platform and then Squandering Billions in User Deposits

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for August Open Meeting
  • Press Release:  FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Thursday, July 20, 2023
  • Remarks by Commissioner Simington to AI Workshop

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

  • Press Release:  State Partners and CFPB Sue Prehired For Illegal Student Lending Practices

Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

  • Readout from DFC CEO and Head of Delegation Nathan’s Engagement at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Export-Import (EXIM) Bank

  • Press Release:  EXIM Bank Announces Members of 2023-2024 Advisory Councils
  • Press Release:  EXIM Bank Board of Directors Approves Two Financial Institution Buyer Credit Policies
  • Press Release:  EXIM Bank Board of Directors Announces Members of EXIM 2023-2024 Advisory Committee and Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Invests $32 Million to Strengthen Nation’s Critical Minerals Supply Chain

Department of the Interior (DOI)

  • Press Release:  Interior Department, University of Alaska Anchorage Partner to Provide STEM Employment Opportunities to Alaska Native Students

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  $10 million grant opportunity to support Environmental Justice in Mountains and Plains communities
  • Link to other EPA press releases

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Press Release:  Latvia Achieves its First Safety Assessment Rating
  • Press Release:  San Marino Achieves its First Safety Assessment Rating
  • Press Release:  It’s Not Too Late to Register for the 2023 FAA Drone Symposium and Advanced Air Mobility Summit

Department of Labor (DOL)

  • Press Release:  Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor announces $427M in available grants to states to strengthen unemployment insurance programs, modernize systems
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor announces national emphasis program aimed at reducing, preventing workplace hazards in warehouses, distribution centers
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor publishes proposed rulemaking to reduce miners’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica
  • Press Release:  Federal inspectors found sawmill exposed employee to same unguarded saw that claimed the life of 21-year-old worker weeks earlier
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards $9.5M in American Rescue Plan funding to promote equitable access to unemployment benefits in 3 states
  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor finds Dollar General continues to endanger workers as inspectors cite 8 violations at Tampa stores, propose $342K in penalties

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Statement by HHS Secretary Becerra on FDA Approval of First Daily Over-the-Counter Oral Contraceptive
  • Letter to COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturers
  • Press Release:  CMS Administrator Brooks-LaSure Letter to Payors Regarding Coverage of COVID-19 Vaccines Post Commercialization
  • Press Release:  CDC to Launch “Bridge Access Program” in Fall 2023 to Provide Free COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments to Uninsured and Underinsured Adults
  • Press Release:  988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Adds Spanish Text and Chat Service Ahead of One-Year Anniversary

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release:  FDA Approves First Nonprescription Daily Oral Contraceptive

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

  • Press Release:  HUD Seeks Public Input to Enhance Accessibility and Usability of Programs, Paving the Way for Improved Housing Solutions

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

  • Report:  CBO’s Recent Publications and Work in Progress as of June 30, 2023