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See the Drought Briefing the President Received Today -- and the Numbers Behind it:

This morning, in the White House Situation Room, the President -- along with several governors and members of his Cabinet -- received a briefing on drought and wildfire preparedness. We wanted to make sure you saw what he saw, too. Take...Show More Summary



LBJ’s ghost

The Wall Street Journal reports that Lyndon Johnson is alive and well and living in the White House situation room; “The U.S. military campaign against Islamic militants in Syria is being designed to allow President Obama to exert a high degree of personal control over the campaign, going so far as to require that the […]

Daily Beast Writer Hails Obama for 'Weaponizing Comedy' at White House Correspondents Dinner

"You want to know the real reason why I wasn't in the White House Situation Room on September 11, 2012? Because Michelle would have kicked me in my mom jeans if she caught me in that room in a bad situation with Beyoncé." Don't expect President Obama to tell that joke tonight at the White House Correspondents Dinner tonight for two reasons. Show More Summary

Where in the world is John Kerry?

Where in the world is John Kerry today? Do you think the White House situation room has an app that tracks his whereabouts? One day the secretary of state is brokering a deal with Russia over Syrian chemical weapons; the next day discussing sanctions against Iran with the Europeans, then on to Jerusalem to revive talks on the […]

Inside the President's Review Group: Protecting Security AND Liberty

On August 27, President Obama met in the White House Situation Room with the five members of his newly appointed Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies. The members were Richard Clarke, a former member of the National...Show More Summary

PHOTO: Obama's Situation Room Briefing On The Boston Manhunt

The White House just released a photo of President Barack Obama meeting with his top national security advisors in the White House Situation Room Friday morning for a briefing on the manhunt for 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Show More Summary


Shortly after 9:45 a.m., the preesident, joined by Vice President Biden, convened a briefing in the White House Situation Room with his national security team on developments in the investigation as well as the events in Boston and Watertown, Massachusetts.

With Boston In Lockdown, President Obama Meets In Situation Room With Foreign Affairs Advisers

President Obama met with senior aids in the White House Situation Room Friday morning, including not just his domestic security officials but those charged with international affairs. Participating in the briefing are Attorney General...Show More Summary

CEOs get Situation Room chat on cybersecurity with the president

(CNN) – President Obama has invited a handful of CEOs to the White House Situation Room on Wednesday to discuss the growing threats posed by cyberattacks. Administration officials are so far staying tight-lipped about who is attending the closed-door meeting, but one White House official tried to downplay the choice of convening it in the [...]

A General Lesson

Among those who have long known Gen. David Petraeus, those who served under his command in wartime, sat with him in the White House Situation Room, or helped him rewrite Army doctrine at Fort Leavenworth, the most gnawing question about...Show More Summary


This morning, President Obama convened a video-teleconference in the White House Situation Room with his team to receive the latest update on Hurricane Sandy, and federal efforts underway to support response activities in several states. Overnight, at the requests of the governors, the president approved major disaster declarations for the states of New Jersey and [...]

Obama to deliver statement on Hurricane Sandy

(CNN) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement relaying the latest developments on Hurricane Sandy at 12:45 p.m. ET Monday, the White House said. The statement will come after a briefing in the White House Situation Room.

Retired Lt Col Says Obama Watched Benghazi Attack In Real Time

Retired Army Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer said on television Saturday he has sources claiming President Barack Obama was in White House situation room watching the 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya in real time. Despite three urgent requests from the CIA annex, no military backup was sent for the besieged personnel of [...]Show More Summary

News Desk — Reuters: Official Emails on Benghazi During Attack Went to White House Situation Room

THE NEWS reported by Reuters late Tuesday is the first revealing that official emails were sent during the Benghazi terrorist attack, warning the Obama administration that all hell was breaking loose in Libya. The emails, obtained by Reuters from government sources not connected with U.S. spy agencies or the State Department and who requested anonymity, [...]

Caught in a Lie--Again: White House Received Claims of Terrorist Role Two Hours After Benghazi Attack

Just over two hours after the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi began on Sep. 11, the White House Situation Room was notified that a militant group with connections to al Qaeda had claimed responsibility, undermining claims by...Show More Summary

Ultra-Orthodox Men Have a New Way to Shield Their Precious Eyes From Slutty Slut Sluts

You may have heard stories of the neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY that has a large population of Hasidic Jews.   Pictures of signs like this have surfaced: Or, more famously, there was this picture of the White House Situation Room as Osama bin Laden was being taken out: Apparently Hillary Clinton’s pantsuit was a little [...]

Secret ‘Kill List' Proves a Test of Obama's Principles and Will

President Obama, overseeing the regular Tuesday counterterrorism meeting of two dozen security officials in the White House Situation Room, took a moment to study the faces. It was Jan. 19, 2010, the end of a first year in office punctuated...Show More Summary

Inside The ‘Situation Room’ And Obama Interview Exclusive Doesn’t Rock ‘Rock Center’ Ratings

A big, exclusive look inside the White House Situation Room on the night Osama Bin Laden was killed may have been a big “get” for NBC News, but the ratings showed only a modest gain for “Rock Center.” “Rock Center” averaged 4.1 million...Show More Summary

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