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Readout of The President's Calls and Briefings

January 10, 2011

Last night the President continued to call the families of the victims from the terrible tragedy in Arizona and will continue to do so throughout the week. The President is assuring them that all is being done to try and get to the bottom of this. He is offering his full support and thoughts and prayers on behalf of himself, Michelle and the entire nation.

Earlier this morning, the President was twice updated on the investigation by John Brennan. Yesterday, the President received three briefings from John Brennan, and last night the President also spoke to FBI Director Mueller to pass along his appreciation for all the hard work being done by federal, state and local law enforcement and investigators in Tucson, Arizona.

In addition to calls the President made on Saturday, January 8 to:

Representative Giffords’ husband, Mark Kelly

Governor Jan Brewer

Speaker John Boehner

Representative Eric Cantor, Majority Leader

Representative Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader

Representative Steny Hoyer, Democratic Whip

Representative James Clyburn, Assistant Democratic Leader

Representative Ed Pastor

On Sunday night, January 9, the President spoke to:

Family of Christina-Taylor Green

Family of Gabe Zimmerman

Senator Jon Kyl

Senator John McCain

Barack Obama, Readout of The President's Calls and Briefings Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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