Obama Briefed In Hawaii On Northwest Flight

Lauren Victoria Burke/WDCPIX.COM

White House Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton issued this statement about President Obama being briefed on the latest regarding the attempted Christmas Day terrorist attack:

“The President convened a secure call this morning at 6:20 a.m. Hawaiian time with John Brennan, his Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism Adviser, and Denis McDonough, National Security Staff Chief of Staff, where he received an update on the heightened air travel safety measures being taken to keep the American people safe and on the investigation. The President will continue to actively monitor the situation.”