Obama Seeks to Reassure American People After Attacks


Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Obama on Monday said the attack in Minnesota is being investigated by the FBI as a “potential act of terrorism” and sought to reassure the American people that counterterrorism officials at every level are working to keep Americans safe.

In his first public comments on the attacks that occurred over the weekend, the president said there is no intelligence at this point that connects the attacks in New York and New Jersey with the attack in Minnesota.

The president also said he has been in touch with the governors of the affected states and has pledged all necessary federal cooperation in the wake of the attacks.

Until Monday, the White House has refrained from weighing in on the attacks and has instead deferred to local officials on the front lines of the ongoing investigation.

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Obama Seeks to Reassure American People After Attacks


Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Obama on Monday said the attack in Minnesota is being investigated by the FBI as a “potential act of terrorism” and sought to reassure the American people that counterterrorism officials at every level are working to keep Americans safe.

In his first public comments on the attacks that occurred over the weekend, the president said there is no intelligence at this point that connects the attacks in New York and New Jersey with the attack in Minnesota.

The president also said he has been in touch with the governors of the affected states and has pledged all necessary federal cooperation in the wake of the attacks.

Until Monday, the White House has refrained from weighing in on the attacks and has instead deferred to local officials on the front lines of the ongoing investigation.

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