US Executive Branch Update – September 7, 2022
Wednesday, September 7, 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

1:30 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and The First Lady host former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama for the unveiling of their official White House portraits; The Vice President and The Second Gentleman attend | East Room

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

1:30 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND GENTLEMAN will attend the unveiling of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama’s official White House portraits | East Room

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

2:45 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 Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Biden Before Cabinet Meeting

  • Statement by President Biden on FDA and CDC Authorizing Updated COVID-⁠19 Vaccines

  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

  • Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Liz Truss of the United Kingdom

  • Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Projected Famine in Parts of Somalia this Year

  • Transcript:  Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo

  • Nominations:  President Biden Announces Key Nominees (U.S. UNGA Delegation)

  • Nominations Sent to the Senate

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Transcript:  Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder Holds an On-Camera Press Briefing

  • Press Release:  National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Temporary Closure

  • Article:  Training Key to Ukrainian Advantages in Defending Nation

  • Article:  School’s In!

  • Contracts for September 6, 2022

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Wednesday, September 7

Western Hemisphere

  • September 6:  Advisory | Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs Trudeau Travels to San Diego, Las Vegas, and Houston


  • September 6:  Statement | Eswatini National Day

Press Briefing

  • September 6:  Transcript | Department Press Briefing

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Statement:  Projected Famine in Parts of Somalia this Year as Drought Crisis Cripples the Region

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

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation at the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (UKR)

  • UN Security Council Press Statement on the Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Peacekeeping Operations

Department of the Treasury

  • Remarks by Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo at The Clearing House and Bank Policy Institute Annual Conference

Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)

  • Press Release:  SEC Charges Perceptive Advisors for Failing to Disclose SPAC-Related Conflicts of Interest

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

  • Press Release:  CBP Hosting Fall 2022 Virtual Career Expo (Washington, D.C.)

  • Press Release:  Smugglers Continue to Endanger Migrants (Texas)

  • Press Release:  CBP to Temporarily Halt Vehicular Traffic at the Veterans International Bridge During the 21st Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony to Honor the 9/11 Attack Victims (Texas)

  • Press Release:  RGV Agents Seize Over $164K in Marijuana (Texas)

  • Press Release:  Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discover people hidden inside a confined compartment (Texas)

  • Press Release:  Firearms, Ammo, & Marijuana Seized at BP Checkpoint (California)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

  • Statement by Ambassador Katherine Tai on Labor Day

Department of Commerce

  • Press Release:  Biden Administration Releases Implementation Strategy for $50 Billion CHIPS for America program

  • Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoshimasa Hayashi

  • Press Release:  Susie Feliz Sworn-In as Assistant Commerce Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  Chairwoman Rosenworcel Announces Staff Changes

U.S. Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Press Release:  Export-Import Bank of the United States Board of Directors Announces Members of EXIM 2022-2023 Advisory Committee and Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  DOE Announces $66 Million to Research the Impact of Climate Change on America’s Urban Communities

  • Press Release:  DOE Recognizes Commercial Lighting Leaders through the Integrated Lighting Campaign

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA community meeting to present update on ethylene oxide risk in Lakewood, Colorado: September 22

  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Labor

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor awards nearly $20M in funding to support training, services, wage subsidies for workers hurt by foreign trade

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor reminds recovery, clean-up, rebuild employers, workers: worker protections, employer responsibilities cannot be uprooted

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor sues former Albany restaurant owner, operator to end retaliation against workers who filed wage lawsuit

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor, industry leaders, stakeholders call on employers, workers to combat surge in construction worker suicides

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor spotlights employer readiness, new resources, rights of workers during Disaster Preparedness Month

  • Press Release:  To kick off Natural Disaster Preparedness Month the U.S. Department of Labor reminds workers of federal labor law protections, employers about responsibilities amidst the peak of storm season

  • Press Release:  U.S. Labor Department investigation finds child labor violations at three Dunkin’ locations in Pennsylvania, affecting 39 minors

  • Press Release:  U.S. Department of Labor will hold hearing on proposed amendment to the Qualified Professional Asset Manager Exemption

  • Press Release:  Ohio auto parts manufacturer cited for 10 federal safety violations after workers battle 13 fires in two years in plastic molding plant

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  HHS Awards $20 Million Contract to AmerisourceBergen to Expand, Quicken Distribution of Vaccines and Treatments for Monkeypox

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release:  Certain Philips Respironics Masks for BiPAP, CPAP Machines Recalled Due to Safety Issue with Magnets That May Affect Certain Medical Devices

  • Press Release:  FDA Roundup | September 6, 2022

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

  • Press Release:  HUD Announces $40 Million Funding Opportunity to Protect Families from Home Health and Safety Hazards

  • Press Release:  HUD Announces $5.5 Million Funding Opportunity for HBCUs to Conduct Housing and Community Development Research


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