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U.S. Executive Branch Update: April 10, 2023
Monday, April 10, 2023

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

POTUS’ Schedule*

10:15 a.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host the 2023 White House Easter Egg Roll; The Vice President and The Second Gentleman attend

1:45 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing; The Vice President attends | Oval Office

Looking ahead, the President will travel to the United Kingdom and Ireland from April 11-14.

VPOTUS’ Schedule*

10:15 AM EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT and THE SECOND GENTLEMAN will attend the 2023 White House Easter Egg Roll hosted by the President and First Lady

1:45 p.m. EDT – THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing | Oval Office

3:30 p.m. EDT – THE VICE PRESIDENT will convene a press call for an announcement on the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic investment in financially underserved communities to improve access to capital and financial services; Department of Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo will also participate

White House Press Briefing Schedule*

2:00 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-Sunday, April 7-9, 2023

Note: All colored text denotes hyperlinks.

The White House

April 9

  • Statement from President Joe Biden on Easter

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris at Fisk University | Tennessee

  • Press Release:  What They Are Reading in the States | New Major Manufacturing and Infrastructure Announcements Power Week Two of President Biden’s Investing in America Tour

April 8

  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Arkansas Disaster Declaration

  • Remarks by Vice President Harris Before Air Force Two Departure

April 7

  • Statement from President Joe Biden on March Jobs Report

  • Statement from President Joe Biden on Decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA

  • Statement from Vice President Harris on Decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. FDA

  • Readout of White House State Legislative Convening on Holding Gun Manufacturers Accountable

  • Statement from National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan Welcoming Developments in Iraq’s Energy Sector

  • Disaster Declaration:  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Tennessee Disaster Declaration

  • Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Specified Harmful Foreign Activities of the Government of the Russian Federation

  • Letters to Congress on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Specified Harmful Foreign Activities of the Government of the Russian Federation

  • Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Somalia

  • Letters to Congress on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Somalia

  • Proclamation on National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, 2023

Department of Defense (DOD)

  • Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Call with Israeli Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant

  • Article:  Parallel Processes Can Speed Up Weapons Acquisition, Vice Chairman Says

  • Contracts for April 7, 2023

Department of State

Daily Schedule | Monday, April 10, 2023

Middle East

  • April 9:  Readout | Secretary Blinken’s Call with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

  • April 7:  Statement | Terrorist Attacks in Tel Aviv and the West Bank


  • April 7:  Statement | U.S. Government Mobilizing Partnership Opportunities in Ukraine

  • April 7:  Advisory | Special Envoy and Coordinator for the Global Engagement Center Rubin’s Travel to Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Albania

  • April 8:  Statement | International Roma Day

Central Asia

  • April 7:  Statement Joint Statement on the United States-Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations


  • April 7:  Readout | Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Call with Ivoirian Prime Minister Achi


  • April 7:  Statement | On Special Representative for International Labor Affairs Fay Rodriguez’s Participation at the 347th Session of the International Labor Organization Governing Body in Geneva, Switzerland

Other Matters

  • April 7:  Statement | Renewal of the Charter for the Shipping Coordinating Committee

  • April 7:  Statement | The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces New Industry Advisory Group Appointment

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

  • Statement:  The United States Condemns Extension of Taliban’s Ban on Female Afghan UN Workers in Afghanistan

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

  • Statement by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Kwibuka 29 (Rwanda)

  • Advisory:  Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield Kicks Off Instagram Live Series with Chef José Andrés of World Central Kitchen

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) | Daily Press Releases

  • Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland

  • Press Release:  Justice Department and FTC Obtain Settlement to Stop Deceptive Marketing Practices Involving the Sale of Funeral Goods and Services

  • Press Release:  Los Angeles Businessman, Utah Fuel Plant Operators and Employees Sentenced to Prison for Billion-Dollar Biofuel Tax Fraud Scheme

  • Press Release:  Justice Department Resolves Suit Against Virginia Beach Towing Company for Illegally Auctioning Off Servicemembers’ Vehicles

  • Press Release:  North Carolina Pharmacy Agrees to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

  • Press Release:  Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime and Arson for Setting Fire to Synagogue

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

  • CBP Press Release:  CBP Officers Seize over $190K in Undeclared Currency at the Pharr International Bridge (Texas)

  • CBP Press Release:  CBP Officers Seize $372K in Cocaine from Vehicles in SENTRI Lane at Gateway to the Americas Bridge (Texas)

  • CBP Press Release:  Marysville Border Patrol agents seize 38 pounds of Ecstasy (Michigan)

  • CBP Press Release:  24 hours 2,400 pieces of counterfeit jewelry worth over $4.41M seized by Louisville CBP (Kentucky)

  • CBP Press Release:  CBP announces update to hours of operation at four additional northern border Ports of Entry (Washington, D.C.)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

  • Link to daily press releases

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

U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

  • Press Release:  USITC Makes Determinations in Five-Year (Sunset) Reviews Concerning Pneumatic Off-The-Road Tires from India

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Press Release:  FTC Action Leads to Civil Penalties, Strict Requirements for Funeral and Cremation Provider That Withheld Remains from Loved Ones to Extract Payment

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

  • Press Release:  FCC Space Bureau & Office of International Affairs Launches April 11

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

  • Press Release:  DFC CCO Levine and DCCO Shrivastava Highlight Investment Opportunities in Electric Vehicle Value Chain, Reliable, Baseload Clean Energy, and Climate-Smart Agriculture in the DRC and Kenya

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Press Release:  USDA, SBA, and FDIC Partner to Foster Economic Growth for Small Businesses, Farmers, and Ranchers in Southern States

Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Announces $72 Million to Expand Pathways to Clean Energy Jobs

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

  • Press Release:  FERC Staff Issues the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Wahpeton Expansion Project (CP22-466-000)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Press Release:  EPA and Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Environmental Cooperation

  • Link to other EPA press releases

Department of Transportation

  • Press Release:  Biden-Harris Administration Awards $21.15 million Through New Thriving Communities Program to Help 64 Communities Better Access Federal Funding

Department of Labor

  • Statement by Assistant Secretary Julie McClain Downey on March Jobs Report

  • Press Release:  March Jobs Report

  • Press Release:  Dangers Discounted | U.S. Department of Labor finds Dollar General willfully exposing workers to fire hazards at central Pennsylvania store

Health & Human Services (HHS)

  • Press Release:  HHS Provides SAMHSA Emergency Response Grant to Pennsylvania to Support Community Wellness, Resilience Following Recent East Palestine Train Derailment, Chemical Spill

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

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