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US Executive Branch Update – 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

Africa

  • 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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About this Author

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. 

202-457-5627
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