March 25th, 2011
06:55 PM ET
WASHINGTON (CNN) - In today's briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that he had "great confidence" that President Obama will speak about Libya in the "very near future". Well, the WH announced late Friday evening that he will do just that on Monday evening at 7:30p in a speech at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
"He believes it’s vitally important, it’s part of his role as President and Commander-in-Chief to speak to the American people about an operation like this," Carney said.
Guidance from the White House:
President Obama to Deliver Speech on Libya
On Monday, March 28 at 7:30PM ET, the President will deliver an address at the National Defense University in Washington, DC to update the American people on the situation in Libya, including the actions we've taken with allies and partners to protect the Libyan people from the brutality of Moammar Qaddafi, the transition to NATO command and control, and our policy going forward.