|The American Presidency Project|
|• Barack Obama|
|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.
|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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