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

POTUS’ Program *

9:50 a.m. EDT — The President and The Vice President receive the President’s Daily Brief | Oval Office

7:00 p.m. EDT — The President meets virtually with the Senate Democratic Caucus throughout their Yearly retreat | Library

VPOTUS’ Program *

9:30 a.m. EDT — the Vice President will ceremonially declare in Isabella Casillas Guzman as Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building

9:50 a.m. EDT — the Vice President will receive the President’s Daily Brief from the Oval Office

11:50 a.m. EDT — the Vice President will depart Washington, DC en route Jacksonville, Florida

2:25 p.m. EDT — the Vice President will see a Jacksonville Vaccination Center

3:20 p.m. EDT — the Vice President will participate in a listening session with Florida leaders at Feeding Northeast Florida, Food Pantry, Distribution & Food

6:05 p.m. EDT — the Vice President will leave Jacksonville International Airport en route Joint Base Andrews

White House Press Briefing Program *

The White House
12:30 p.m. EDT — Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki

*The US President (POTUS) and Vice President’s (VPOTUS) daily schedules are subject to change, as is the White House press briefing schedule.

Notice: Bold links spotlight COVID-19 and reopening developments.

Statement by President Biden on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination | March 21, 2021
Fact Sheet: U.S. Efforts to Combat Systemic Racism | March 21, 2021
Record by President Biden on Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention | March 21, 2021
Remarks by President Biden Following Marine One Arrival | March 21, 2021
Record by President Biden Marking Nowruz | March 20, 2021
Remarks from President Biden in Emory University | March 19, 2021
Opinions by President Biden and also Vice President Harris During a Briefing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | March 19, 2021
Record by President Biden about the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act | March 19, 2021
Transcript: Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials | March 19, 2021
Transcript: Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre Aboard Air Force One En Route Atlanta, Georgia | March 19, 2021
Nomination: President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Bill Nelson for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration | March 19, 2021
Nominations: President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services | March 19, 2021
Press Release: Financial Disclosure Reports Currently Available | March 19, 2021
Proclamation on National Poison Prevention Week, 2021 | March 19, 2021
Department of Defense (DOD)

Transcript: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Press Seminar in Afghanistan
Article: Austin Meets With Afghan, U.S., Coalition Leaders; Gathers Info to Aid Biden Decision on U.S. Effort
Transcript: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Joint Remarks With Indian Minister of Defense Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh
Transcript: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Press Conference at New Delhi
Article: India, U.S. Look at Ways To Grow Partnership to Protect Indo-Pacific
Article: In India, Austin Looks for Ways to Increase Cooperation With Allies
Article: Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Visit to India, Day 1
Article: Austin Stays in Touch With Australian Leaders During Indo-Pacific Trip
Transcript: Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks Delivers Virtual Remarks to National War College Students, Faculty
Article: Deputy Secretary Hicks | Governance Differences Between U.S., China Are in Sharp Focus
Article: Improvements to Organic Industrial Base Prepare Services for Future Fight
Article: Space Domain Crucial to Combat Operations Since Desert Storm
Contracts for March 19, 2021
Daily Program | Monday, March 22
March 21: Statement | Namibian Independence Day
March 20: Statement | Nowruz Message
March 20: Remarks | Secretary Antony J. Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan Statements to the Press
March 19: Joint Statement | Event of a Trilateral Discussion among Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the United States
March 19: Remarks | Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale Addresses the International Coalition for the Sahel Ministerial
March 19: Record | The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for the Sahel Crisis Response
March 19: Statement | Somalia Should Hold Elections Immediately
March 19: Statement | Regional 100,000 Powerful from the Americas Innovation Fund Competition to Build Partnerships between the United States and the Dominican Republic and Central America
March 19: Transcript | Briefing with European and Eurasian Affairs Acting Assistant Secretary Philip T. Reeker on the Secretary’s Upcoming Travel to Belgium
March 19: Transcript | Department Press Briefing
Record by Acting Administrator Gloria Steele (re: Nowruz)
Press Release: United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Sahel Region
Press Release: United States Promotes Climate Resilient Infrastructure with $9.2 Million Commitment
Opinions at a Side Event with UN Member States and Civil Society on the 10th Anniversary of this Syrian Conflict
Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting on Religion, Belief, and Conflict
Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield in a UN General Assembly Commemorative Meeting for Intl Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Remarks at a CSW Side Event Co-Hosted from the U.S., Afghanistan, the UK, and Georgetown University on Intl Support for Afghan Women’s Rights
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases
Press Release: Foreign Nationals Sentenced for Roles in Transnational Cybercrime Enterprise
Press Release: Iranian Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Evade U.S. Sanctions on Iran by Disguising $300 Million in Transactions More Than Two Decades
Press Release: Man Sentenced to Prison for Sextorting Numerous Children Around the Country
Press Release: Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Role in Bribery and Drug Smuggling Conspiracy
Press Release: Justice Department Files Civil Action to Shut Down California Tax Return Preparer
Press Release: Justice Department Files Civil Action to Shut Down Mississippi Tax Return Preparer
Press Release: Florida Return Preparers Charged with Defrauding the IRS
Readout of Secretary Mayorkas’ visit to El Paso using Bipartisan Delegation of Senators
Press Release: CBP Officers at Hidalgo International Bridge Seize $944K Worth of Methamphetamine (Texas)
Press Release: 445 Counterfeit Matters Worth Over $635K Seized by CBP Chicago (Illinois)
Press Release: CBP Memphis Opens Forward Operating Lab (Tennessee)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Press Release: FEMA COVID-19 Vaccination Update
Press Release: FEMA Approves More Than $4 Million in Grants for Berkshire Medical Center COVID-19 Response
Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR)

Press Release: Ambassador Tai’s Day One Message to USTR Staff
Department of Commerce

Press Release: US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Meeting with Members of the Semiconductor Industry Association
Blog: Spotlight on Commerce | Wendy Doernberg, Senior Equal Employment Opportunity and External Civil Rights Specialist, Office of Civil Rights
Department of Energy (DOE)

Press Release: DOE Announces $34.5 Million for Data Science and Computation Tools to Advance Climate Solutions
Environmental Protection Agency

Press Release: EPA selects Limitless Vistas to provide environmental job training in New Orleans (Louisiana)
Department of Transportation

Press Release: US Department of Transportation Launches “Mask Up” Campaign
Department of Labor

Press Release: Las Vegas plastering company will cover $137K in overtime back wages to 156 piece rate workers after U.S. Department of Labor evaluation
Department of Education

Press Release: US Department of Education Announces Additional Support for Students and Institutions Through HEERF Grant Program and Expanded SNAP Benefits
Press Release: Department of Education Announces Action to Resist Borrower Defense Relief Procedure
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Press Release: FDA Authorizes First Machine Learning-Based Screening Device to Recognize Particular Biomarkers Which May Indicate COVID-19 Infection
Press Release: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | March 19, 2021
US Government (USG) COVID-19 Webpages

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 webpage
Department of Defense COVID-19 page
Department of State COVID-19 Travel Advisory page
Office of Personnel Management COVID-19 webpage
Food and Drug Administration COVID-19 webpage
Department of Homeland Security Employee COVID-19 webpage
Department of Labor COVID-19 webpage
USAGov COVID-19 page
Non-USG COVID Webpages

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker (monitors vaccine supply in the United States)
Coronavirus Resource Center
COVID-19 Interactive Map

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