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Press Release: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden to be Briefed on Prevention of WMD and Terrorism
December 2, 2008
Washington -- Tomorrow, Wednesday December 3rd, 2008, Vice President-elect Joe Biden will be briefed by the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, led by former Senators Bob Graham of Florida and Jim Talent of Missouri.

The Vice President-elect will be joined at the meeting by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, who President-elect Obama announced on Monday will be nominated as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

The bipartisan commission was mandated by Congress to assess, on an urgent basis, the United States' efforts to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction and their use by terrorist groups.

WHO:
Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
Governor Janet Napolitano of Arizona
Former Senators Bob Graham of Florida and Jim Talent of Missouri
Members of the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism

WHAT:
Briefing by the bipartisan Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism

WHERE:
Presidential Transition Team Office
Washington, D.C.

WHEN:
Wednesday December 3rd, 2008 at 2 p.m. EST
Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden to be Briefed on Prevention of WMD and Terrorism", December 2, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=84942.
 
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