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

POTUS’ Schedule*

*The US President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change.

8:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Joint Base Andrews en route to Johnstown, PA

8:50 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport | Johnstown, PA

9:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Johnstown, PA, en route to Shanksville, PA

9:30 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at Flight 93 National Memorial | Shanksville, PA

9:45 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in a Flight 93 National Memorial Nineteenth Anniversary Observanc

11:00 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Shanksville, PA, en route to Johnstown, PA

11:15 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport

11:25 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY depart Johnstown, PA, en route to Washington, D.C.

12:15 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at Joint Base Andrews

12:35 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at the White House

3:00 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT presents the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Major Thomas Payne, United States Army | East Room

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

6:50 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY depart Washington, D.C., en route New York, NY, on Air Force Two

7:45 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY arrive in New York, NY, on Air Force Two

8:40 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY participate in The National September 11 Memorial & Museum’s 19th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony

9:00 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY participate in the Tunnel to Towers Foundation’s September 11th Memorial Ceremony

11:45 a.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY depart New York, NY, en route Washington, D.C., on Air Force Two

12:45 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND LADY arrive in Washington, D.C., on Air Force Two | Joint Base Andrews

3:00 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT joins THE PRESIDENT for the presenting of the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Major Thomas Payne, United States Army | East Room

Recap of Thursday, September 10, 2020

Note: All bold hyperlinks spotlight COVID-19 and reopening developments.

The White House

  • Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing
  • Remarks by President Trump Before Air Force One Departure
  • Remarks by Vice President Pence in Address to the VMI Corps of Cadets | Lexington, VA
  • Readout from First Lady Melania Trump’s Meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Hungary David Cornstein
  • Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Certain Terrorist Attacks
  • Text of a Notice on Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect To Foreign Interference In or Undermining Public Confidence In U.S. Elections
  • Nominations: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate the Following Individual to a Key Administration Post (re: U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan-Nominee)
  • Nominations: Two Nominations Sent to the Senate
  • Disaster Declaration: President Donald J. Trump Approves Oregon Emergency Declaration
  • Disaster Declaration: President Donald J. Trump Approves Disaster Declaration for the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa
  • Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2020

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Advisory: 11 Pentagon Memorial Observance Ceremony
  • Speech: DOD CIO Remarks at DOD Artificial Intelligence Symposium and Exposition
  • Article: Artificial Intelligence Community Growing, Transitioning
  • Article: Partnerships, Allies Critical to Defense Department Artificial Intelligence
  • Article: Delivering AI to Warfighters Is Strategic Imperative
  • Article: ‘Victory Garden’ Approach Could Aid AI Effort
  • Article: Ethics Play Important Part in AI Development, Vice Chairman Says
  • Article: DSCA Encourages Partners to Look Beyond Gear to Multi-Domain Ops
  • Article: DOD Officials Describe Modernization Priorities That Will Benefit Warfighters
  • Article: China’s Africa Investments Could Benefit All If International Rules Are Obeyed
  • Article: Order Gives Employees Social Security Withholding Tax Deferral, Not Forgiveness
  • Article: DOD Educates Military Service Members and Civilian Employees on the Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral
  • Contracts for September 10, 2020

Department of State

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on travel to Qatar from September 11-12, 2020

  • Daily Schedule | Friday, September 11
  • September 11: Remarks | Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks to Traveling Press
  • September 10: Advisory | Innovation Roundtable: Smart Spaces and COVID-19 Recovery (Sept. 11)
  • September 10: Advisory | Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Doha, Qatar
  • September 10: Statement | On the Fires at the Moria Reception and Identification Center on Lesvos Island (Greece)
  • September 10: Joint Statement | U.S.-India Counter Terrorism Joint Working Group and Designations Dialogue
  • September 10: Statement | Welcoming the Launch of Afghanistan Peace Negotiations
  • September 10: Sanctions | United States Sanctions Russian Actors and Proxies for Efforts To Interfere in Elections
  • September 10: Interview | Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With Shannon Bream of Fox News @ Night

US Mission to the United Nations (UN)

  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on Syria Chemical Weapons (via VTC)
  • Remarks at a UN Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

  • Press Release: This 9/11 anniversary arrives with the end of the war on al-Qaeda well in sight

Department of the Treasury

  • Sanctions: Treasury Sanctions Russia-Linked Election Interference Actors
  • Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Mnuchin’s call with the Finance Ministers of the Five Eyes Nations

Department of Justice

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
  • Speech: Remarks by Attorney General William P. Barr at a Press Conference Announcing the Results of Operation Crystal Shield
  • Press Release: Attorney General William P. Barr and DEA Acting Administrator Timothy J. Shea Announce Results of Operation Crystal Shield
  • Readout of Attorney General William P. Barr’s Visits to Chicago and Phoenix
  • Speech: Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian Rabbitt Delivers Remarks at the PPP Criminal Fraud Enforcement Action Press Conference
  • Press Release: Seven Charged in Connection with a $2.1 Million Money Laundering Scheme that Involved Money from the Paycheck Protection Program
  • Press Release: NFL Player Charged for Role in $24 Million COVID-Relief Fraud Scheme
  • Press Release: New York Brothers Charged With COVID-Relief Fraud
  • Press Release: Department of Justice Awards Nearly $50 Million in Grants to Improve School Safety
  • Press Release: Antitrust Division Announces Updates to Civil Investigative Demand Forms and Deposition Process
  • Press Release: Justice Department Updates 2015 Business Review Letter to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Press Release: Department of Justice and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Host Public Workshop on Promoting Innovation in the Life Science Sector
  • Press Release: Manufacturers of “Spice” Sentenced for Operating a Continuing Criminal Enterprise and Other Crimes
  • Press Release: Russian Project Lakhta Member Charged with wire Fraud Conspiracy
  • Press Release: Asphalt Contractor to Pay $4.25 Million to Settle Claims that it Misled the Government as to the Materials used to Pave Road
  • Press Release: Justice Department Settles with Florida Towing Company it Alleges Illegally Sold or Scrapped Servicemembers’ Vehicles
  • Press Release: Lexington Man Convicted of Multiple Counts of Sex and Drug Trafficking and Related Offenses, Including Witness Tampering

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP)/U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)

  • Press Release: Statement From Acting Secretary Chad Wolf On Microsoft’s Election Initiative
  • Press Release: All US States Now Compliant Ahead of REAL ID Deadline
  • Press Release: Weekly Update | DHS Response to COVID-19
  • Press Release: CBP Officers, Agriculture Specialists Render Life Saving Aid to Canadian Citizen at Peace Arch Park (Washington)
  • Press Release: Woman Arrested at Andrade Port of Entry for Attempting to Smuggle Meth and Fentanyl (California)
  • Press Release: Border Patrol Agents Rescue Two Including a Teenage Boy (California)
  • Press Release: Joint Efforts Leads Discovery of Drugs (Texas)
  • Press Release: Endangered Primate Remains Found in Cincinnati Shipment (Ohio)
  • Press Release: Dulles CBP Officers Seize nearly $99,000 in Unreported Currency from Ethiopia-bound Traveler (Virginia)
  • Press Release: USCIS Launches Sponsor Deeming and Agency Reimbursement Information Collection Initiative

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Press Release: FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Clackamas County Complex Fire in Oregon
  • Press Release: FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Two Additional Fires in Oregon
  • Press Release: FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Three Additional Fires in Oregon
  • Press Release: Wildfires | Creating a Defensible Space Around Your Home (Utah)
  • Press Release: More than $7 million approved for derecho survivors in Iowa
  • Press Release: FEMA Provides $34.2 Million to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
  • Press Release: SBA Disaster Assistance Loans Key to Recovery Process (Michigan)
  • Press Release: Drive-thru Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Sulphur with Safety Protocols (Louisiana)
  • Press Release: Two Additional Louisiana Parishes Designated for Individual Assistance
  • Press Release: Strengthening USVI’s Safety and Security Community Lifeline (U.S. Virgin Islands)
  • Press Release: Earthquake Survivors Can Appeal FEMA’s Decision on Federal Assistance (Puerto Rico)

Department of Commerce

  • Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Department of Commerce’s Investment Advisory Council
  • Blog: FirstNet | Improving Communications for Public Safety

US Export-Import Bank (EXIM)

  • Readout from EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed’s Meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Michael DeSombre
  • Press Release: EXIM Launches 2020 Annual Conference, Themed “Keeping America Strong: Empowering U.S. Businesses and Workers to Compete Globally”
  • Press Release: EXIM Concludes Day One of Virtual 2020 Annual Conference “Keeping America Strong: Empowering U.S. Businesses and Workers”
  • Press Release: Chairman Reed Addresses 2020 Annual Regional Export Promotion Program Meeting
  • Press Release: Chairman Reed Addresses 2020 EXIM Broker Annual Meeting
  • Press Release: EXIM Honors GBC International Bank as Lender of the Year for Outstanding Support of America’s Small Business Exporters
  • Press Release: EXIM Honors Regions Bank, Based in Birmingham, Alabama, with Lender of the Year Award for Outstanding Support of U.S. Exports
  • Press Release: Illinois SBDC International Trade Centers Named 2020 EXIM Regional Export Promotion Program Member of the Year

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release: USDA Seeks Input on Ready-to-Go Technologies and Practices for Agriculture Innovation Agenda
  • Press Release: USDA Expands D-SNAP in 10 Iowa Counties Recovering from Derecho
  • Press Release: USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities Affected by Hurricane Laura
  • Press Release: Trump Administration Invests More Than $2 Million in High-Speed Broadband in Rural North Carolina

Department of Interior

  • Press Release: Trump Administration Announces More Than $130 Million in Public-Private Funding for Wetland Conservation Projects
  • Press Release: ICYMI | No Offshore Drilling around Florida and the Southern Atlantic

Department of Labor

  • Press Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Cites Christus Shreveport-Bossier Health System For Failing to Protect Employees from the Coronavirus
  • Press Release: U.S. Secretary of Labor and Special Guests Honor the “Rosies” as the 2020 Inductees into the U.S. Department of Labor Hall of Honor
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Cites Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. For Failing to Protect Employees from Coronavirus
  • Press Release: U.S. Department of Labor Announces Summit for Employers On Compliance Assistance and Recognition Award Programs

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | Daily Roundup September 10, 2020
  • Press Release: FDA Warns Website Operators Illegally Selling Opioids to Consumers

US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Non-USG COVID Webpages

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Synopsis of President Trump’s Tweets

  • September 11: “In 2001, our Nation, united under God, made an unbreakable promise never to forget the nearly 3,000 innocent Americans who were senselessly killed on September 11th. On this sacred day — Patriot Day — we solemnly honor that commitment.”
  • September 11: “#NeverForget #September11”
  • September 11: “Congratulations to JPMorgan Chase for ordering everyone BACK TO OFFICE on September 21st. Will always be better than working from home!”
  • September 10: “A vote for Republicans is a vote for safe communities, great jobs, and a limitless future for ALL Americans. Instead of letting Washington change us, despite all that we have been through, we are changing Washington! #MAGA”
  • September 10: “I have taken the toughest-ever action to stand up to China’s rampant theft of Michigan jobs. Sleepy Joe Biden has vowed to remove those Tariffs and allow China to resume its pillaging. Joe Biden’s Agenda is Made in China, my agenda is Made in the USA!”
  • September 10: “If Joe Biden is elected, far-left lunatics won’t just be running failed Dem Cities—they will be running the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Supreme Court. No city, town or suburb will be safe. On November 3rd, your vote will SAVE AMERICA!”
  • September 10: “On November 3rd, Michigan will decide whether we will quickly return to record prosperity—or whether we allow Sleepy Joe Biden to impose a $4 TRILLION DOLLAR TAX HIKE, ban American Energy, confiscate your guns, shutdown the economy, shutdown auto production, delay…”
  • September 10: “…the vaccine, destroy the suburbs, erase your borders, and indoctrinate your children with poisonous anti-American lies!”
  • September 10: “When we win I, as your President, will totally forgive ALL deferred payroll taxes with money from the General Fund. I will ALWAYS protect Seniors and your Social Security! Sleepy Joe Biden will do the opposite, he will raise your taxes and DESTROY our Country!”
  • September 10: “THANK YOU MICHIGAN! #MAGA”
  • September 10: “Landing in the Great State of Michigan now. See you soon!”
  • September 10: “Mary Miller (@Miller_Congress) will be a terrific Congresswoman for Illinois! She is Strong on the Border, Life, Low Taxes, and she will always protect and defend your Second Amendment. Mary has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #IL15
  • September 10: “Congressman @RichHudson is working hard and creating jobs for the people of North Carolina! He strongly supports our Military, Vets and the Second Amendment. Richard has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #NC08
  • September 10: “Yvette Herrell (@Yvette4Congress) is a proven fighter for New Mexico! She strongly supports our Brave Law Enforcement, Life and the Second Amendment. Strong on the Border and Trade, Yvette has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #NM02
  • September 10: “Jim Bognet (@Bognet4congress) will be a tremendous advocate for Pennsylvania in Congress! He is Tough on Immigration and Crime, and he is Strong on Jobs, our Military, Vets, and the Second Amendment. Jim has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #PA08
  • September 10: “@LaurenBoebert is a tremendous fighter for the people of Colorado! A Rising Star, Lauren is Strong on the Second Amendment, Jobs, Energy, Healthcare and our incredible Military & Vets. Lauren has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #CO03”
  • September 10: “@Kat_Cammack will be an incredible Congresswoman and leader for Florida! A Successful Businesswoman, she strongly supports our Brave First Responders & Law Enforcement, Life and the Second Amendment! Kat has my Complete and Total Endorsement #FL03”
  • September 10: “@ByronDonalds will be a phenomenal Congressman for the people of Florida! He strongly supports our Brave Law Enforcement, School Choice, Military, Vets and the Second Amendment! Byron is a Rising Star! He has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #FL19”
  • September 10: “Will be doing a News Conference live from the White House at 3:30 P.M. Eastern.”
  • September 10: “The Democrats never even mentioned the words LAW & ORDER at their National Convention. That’s where they are coming from. If I don’t win, America’s Suburbs will be OVERRUN with Low Income Projects, Anarchists, Agitators, Looters and, of course, ‘Friendly Protesters’.”
  • September 10: “Democrats, OPEN THE SCHOOLS ( SAFELY), NOW! When schools are closed, let the money follow the child (FAMILY). Why should schools be paid when they are closed? They shouldn’t!”