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There will be an on-camera, on-the-record press briefing with Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun and USAID Administrator Mark Green on the President’s FY 2021 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of State and USAID on Monday, February 10 at 1:45 p.m. in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.

They will be joined by Douglas Pitkin, Director, Bureau of Budget and Planning, Department of State; Jim Richardson, Director of Foreign Assistance, Department of State; and Tricia Schmitt, Director, Office of Budget and Resource Management, USAID.

This event is open press coverage. Journalists who plan to cover this event in person must be seated in the Press Briefing Room by 1:30 p.m.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued photo media credential (e.g., Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), or (2) an official photo identification card issued by their news organization, or (3) a letter from their employer on official letterhead verifying their current employment as a journalist. Additionally, they must present an official government photo identification card (i.e., U.S. driver’s license or passport).

Instructions for embargoed access to the FY 2021 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ) will be sent to members of the press only, the morning of Monday, February 10. The CBJ is EMBARGOED until 1:30pm.

The event will be streamed live on

For further information, please contact the Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492 or

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