Ahead of the holiday’s President Obama received a national security briefing to get the latest on preparations for any eventuality.
NSC spokesmanTommy Vietorprovided the below on the record statement:
“This afternoon, the President met with his senior national security team to ensure they are doing everything possible to enhance preparedness across the government in advance of the holiday season. The President was briefed on the latest intelligence and discussed the measures being taken to continue to keep the American people safe. The President directed his team to maintain a high level of vigilance heading into the new year.”