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The Latest on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

On Tuesday, the House Rules Committee advanced a structured rule for House floor consideration of 476 amendments to the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA provides annual authorization of appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) and defense-related activities at other federal agencies. Congressional appropriations committees are responsible for providing budget … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 21, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly | General Assembly Hall United Nations 12:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in a … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of August 30, 2021

We are resuming the report after a two-week hiatus – a time-period coinciding with the United States (US) Congress and European Union (EU) annual summer recess break – and recapping developments since 16 August in this report.  The EU and US are preparing for the EU-US Trade and Tech Council meeting later this month, with … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – September 2, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 9:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Brief | The White House 11:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks on his Administration’s response to Hurricane Ida | South Court … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – August 11, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 10:00 a.m. EDT – The President receives the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office 11:15 a.m. EDT – The President meets virtually with business, university, and health care leaders to discuss strategies to … Continue Reading

UPDATED: Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of July 19, 2021

The European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) countered this week with respect to post-Brexit intents related to Gibraltar and Northern Ireland, raising tension between the trading partners.  Separately, the European Commission unveiled a package of legislative proposals this week related to anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing, while the UK announced a new scheme … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of July 12, 2021

The United States (US) and European Union (EU) focused this week on forced labor and concerns with their respective supply chains, with the US releasing updated guidance on some related concerns coming from one region within the People’s Republic of China (China).  Russia was also in the spotlight, with the US focused on cyber-attacks originating … Continue Reading

US Executive Branch Update – July 16, 2021

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases. POTUS’ Schedule* 7:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT participates in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Virtual Retreat, where Leaders will discuss ending the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting the global economic recovery | South Court Auditorium… Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of June 21, 2021

The European Union (EU) published its TRIPS waiver proposal for COVID-19 vaccines this week at the World Trade Organization (WTO), with the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) welcoming the alternative, while seeking procedural clarifications.  The US detailed this week how it would distribute 55 million of the 80 million from America’s COVID-19 vaccine … Continue Reading
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