President Barack Obama receives an update in the Oval Office from FBI Director James Comey and Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco on the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., June 12, 2016. Also attending the meeting were Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes.

President Barack Obama receives an update in the Oval Office from FBI Director James Comey and Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco on the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., June 12, 2016. Also attending the meeting were Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Sasha pose for a family portrait with Bo and Sunny in the Rose Garden of the White House on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Sasha pose for a family portrait with Bo and Sunny in the Rose Garden of the White House on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a Passover Seder dinner in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, April 3, 2015.

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a Passover Seder dinner in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House, April 3, 2015.

President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia shop for books at Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C., on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia shop for books at Politics and Prose in Washington, D.C., on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014.

President Barack Obama makes Thanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops

President Barack Obama makesThanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops, from the Oval Office, Nov. 27, 2014.
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Loretta E. Lynch speaks after President Barack Obama announced that she is his nominee to succeed Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., left, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Loretta E. Lynch speaks after President Barack Obama announced that she is his nominee to succeed Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., left, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

President Barack Obama talks on a conference call from the Oval Office with service members in Liberia and Senegal taking part in Operation United Assistance, the U.S. military campaign to contain the Ebola virus outbreak at its source, Nov. 1, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

President Barack Obama talks on a conference call from the Oval Office with service members in Liberia and Senegal taking part in Operation United Assistance, the U.S. military campaign to contain the Ebola virus outbreak at its source, Nov. 1, 2014.
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President Barack Obama convenes an Ebola update meeting with Vice President Joe Biden in the Situation Room of the White House, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Seated at the table, from left, are: Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice; Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; Tony Blinken, Deputy National Security Advisor; Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jennifer Palmieri, Director of Communications; and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

President Barack Obama convenes an Ebola update meeting with Vice President Joe Biden in the Situation Room of the White House, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Seated at the table, from left, are: Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice; Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson; Tony Blinken, Deputy National Security Advisor;  Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jennifer Palmieri, Director of Communications; and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

Oct. 13, 2014 "During a meeting on Ebola, the President and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell listen via speaker phone to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The President was dressed somewhat casually because it was Columbus Day, a federal holiday." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

Oct. 13, 2014
"During a meeting on Ebola, the President and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell listen via speaker phone to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The President was dressed somewhat casually because it was Columbus Day, a federal holiday."  
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Aug. 29, 2014 "This view of the President reading briefing material was taken with a remote camera set up on the mantel above the fireplace in the Oval Office." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

Aug. 29, 2014
"This view of the President reading briefing material was taken with a remote camera set up on the mantel above the fireplace in the Oval Office."
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


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