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US Executive Branch Update – September 6, 2022

This report provides a snapshot of the U.S. Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day’s press releases.

POTUS’ Schedule*

9:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the President’s Daily Briefing | The White House

1:15 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT holds a Cabinet meeting; The Vice President attends | Cabinet Room

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

1:15 p.m EDT – the Vice President will attend a Cabinet meeting | Cabinet Room

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

12:00 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 Friday-Monday, September 2-5, 2022

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

September 5

  • Remarks by President Biden Celebrating Labor Day and the Dignity of American Workers

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Annual Greater Boston Labor Council Breakfast

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris Before Roundtable Discussion With Union Members and Organizers

September 4

  • Statement by President Biden in Support of California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Voting Choice Act

  • Readout of Vice President Harris’ Call with Prime Minister Morawiecki of Poland

September 2

  • Remarks by President Biden on American Rescue Plan Investments

  • Fact Sheet:  President Biden to Announce 21 Winners of $1 Billion American Rescue Plan Regional Challenge

  • Readout of President Biden’s Meeting With Leaders from Legacy Black Civil Rights Organizations

  • Readout of Vice President Harris’ Meeting with Vice President Osinbajo of Nigeria

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris and Vice President Osinbajo of Nigeria Before Bilateral Meeting

  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, September 2, 2022

  • Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the First U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit (Sept. 28-29)

  • Press Release:  President Biden Announces Twenty-Second Operation Fly Formula Mission

  • Press Release:  President Biden Announces Twenty-First Operation Fly Formula Mission

  • Appointments:  President Biden Announces Senior Clean Energy and Climate Team

  • Nominations:  President Biden Announces Key Nominees

  • Nomination:  President Biden Announces One New Nominee to Serve as U.S. Attorney, Two to Serve as U.S. Marshal

  • Nominations:  President Biden Names Twenty-Sixth Round of Judicial Nominees

  • Memorandum on the Continuation of the Exercise of Certain Authorities Under the Trading With the Enemy Act

  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Disaster Declaration for the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

  • Proclamation on Labor Day, 2022

Department of Defense (DOD)

September 5

  • Advisory:  Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Dr. Ely Ratner’s Travel to India and Vietnam

  • Article:  Medal of Honor Monday | Marine Corps Maj. Douglas Jacobson

September 2

  • Press Release:  DOD Takes Proactive Measures as Sexual Assault Annual Report Numbers Released

  • Press Release:  Mississippi Guard Brings Water Relief

  • Contracts for September 2, 2022

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Tuesday, September 6

Middle East

  • September 5:  Statement | IDF Releases Shireen Abu Akleh Report  (Israel)

  • September 5:  Advisory | Counselor Chollet’s Travel to the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan

  • September 4:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary Leaf’s Travel to Tunisia, Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, and Iraq 

  • September 3:  Statement | The Appointment of Mr. Abdoulaye Bathily as Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Libya

  • September 2:  Advisory | Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Kerry’s Travel to Egypt, United Kingdom


  • September 5:  Statement | Supreme Court Ruling on Elections in Kenya

  • September 2:  Advisory | Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Mike Hammer’s Travel to Ethiopia


  • September 3:  Advisory | Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu’s Travel to India

  • September 2:  Advisory | Under Secretary Jenkins Travel to the Philippines, Vietnam, and Singapore, September 5-14

  • September 2:  Advisory | Travel of Special Representative for the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim to Tokyo

Western Hemisphere

  • September 5:  Advisory | U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Stern’s Travel to Argentina, Peru, and Panama


  • September 3:  Statement | San Marino National Day

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

September 2

  • Press Release:  USAID Deploys a Disaster Assistance Response Team to Respond to Flooding in Pakistan

  • Readout:  Administrator Samantha Power Meets with Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

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

September 2

  • Explanation of Position on the Adoption of the UN General Assembly Resolution on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

  • Statement at the Adoption of the First-Ever UN General Assembly Resolution on Survivors of Sexual Violence

Department of the Treasury

September 2

  • Statement by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on the G7 Price Cap Announcement

  • Press Release:  Updates Related to Price Cap on Russian Oil

  • Sanctions List Updates:  Amendment to the Cyber-Related Sanctions Regulations and Associated Administrative List Updates

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

September 2

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Venture Capital Adviser Energy Innovation Capital Management for Overcharging Fees

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

September 2

  • Press Release:  Former Heads of New York-Based Non-Governmental Organization Charged with Bribing Elected Officials of the Marshall Islands Extradited to the United States from Thailand

  • Press Release:  Former Deputy Warden at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Inmate

  • Press Release:  Bayer to Pay $40 Million to Resolve the Alleged Use of Kickbacks and False Statements Relating to Three Drugs

  • Press Release:  Medical Technology Company President Convicted in $77 Million COVID-19 and Allergy Testing Scheme

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

September 2

  • DHS Statement on Safety and Enforcement Following Recent Wildfires in California and the Water Crisis in Mississippi

  • Press Release:  Violent Migrants and Gang Members Arrested by RGV Agents (Texas)

  • Press Release:  CBP Encourages Travelers to Plan Ahead of Holiday Weekend (California)

  • Press Release:  Dulles CBP Officers Arrest San Antonio Man on Texas Child Sex Crime Charges (Virginia)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

September 2

  • Press Release:  USTR Receives Requests for Continuation of China 301 Tariffs

Department of Commerce

September 2

  • Press Release:  President Biden to Announce 21 Winners of $1 Billion American Rescue Plan Regional Challenge

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

September 2

  • Press Release:  FCC Announces the Fifth Meeting of CSRIC VIII on September 21

  • Press Release:  Start of Bulk Fabric Challenge Process Announced

Department of Energy (DOE)

September 2

  • Statement by Secretary Granholm on President Biden’s Nomination of Gene Rodrigues

  • Press Release:  CSRA College Night Sept. 15, 2022

Department of Interior (DOI)

September 2

  • Press Release:  Assistant Secretary Trujillo Showcases Innovative Science to Combat Drought, Climate Change in Stockholm

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

September 2

  • Press Release:  EPA and The Ministry of the Environment of Japan Release Joint Statement on Continued Bilateral Environmental Cooperation

  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

September 2

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration, USDOT Make an Unprecedented $1.4 Billion in Rail Grants Available Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

  • Press Release:  Ahead of Labor Day, DOT Launches New Dashboard to Help Air Travelers Know Their Rights When They Experience Flight Disruptions Caused by Airlines

Department of Labor

September 2

  • Press Release:  Statement by US Secretary of Labor Walsh on August Jobs Report

  • Statement:  “They said America’s workers didn’t want to work”: a Labor Day statement by US Secretary of Labor Walsh

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor sues former hospital CEO who failed to forward plan contributions, caused cancellation of employees’ health insurance

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor announces availability of $10M in funding for project to support state-level labor courts in Mexico

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Stacy Swanson, Public Policy Specialist, Squire Patton Boggs Law Firm
Public Policy Specialist

Stacy Swanson helps sovereign governments successfully navigate Washington and understand United States Government policy. She regularly provides clients with strategies which effectively leverage existing relationships to advocate policy objectives before the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government.