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No credible information about attack on U.S. - Obama

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 01:57

''At this moment our intelligence and counter-terrorism professionals do not have any specific and credible information about an attack on the homeland,'' President Obama says after a briefing with his national security team. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) After a briefing with his national security team, U.S. President Barack Obama says there is no known credible threat to the U.S. at this time, but that Americans should remain vigilant. "At this moment our intelligence and counter-terrorism professionals do not have any specific and credible information about an attack on the homeland," Obama said, delivering the statement at the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, VA. His remarks come as many Americans remain jittery two weeks after a married couple shot and killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in an attack inspired by Islamic State. The president says he understands many Americans were anxious after the attacks in California and Paris, but says "since 911 we have taken extraordinary steps to strengthen our homeland security." Obama went on to say Americans should remain vigilant and report any suspicious behavior they may see. "Our greatest allies in this fight are each other -- Americans of all faiths and all backgrounds," Obama said.

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No credible information about attack on U.S. - Obama

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 01:57