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Secretary of state John Kerry and national security advisor Susan Rice -- that the White House just hours before the State Department announced that nineteen diplomatic posts would remain closed throughout the week.
Intelligence officials detected a quote specific threat.
Now being described as the most serious since nine elevenths Steve Centanni is live at the White House and he has more for -- good morning Steve what do we.
And you can bet that terrorist threat is -- -- top the agenda at that briefing now the president spent Saturday night at Camp David.
Arrived back here yesterday afternoon on his 52 birthday.
Tomorrow he heads to Phoenix for an economic speech today into LA -- an appearance on The Jay Leno Show.
Then the Camp Pendleton on Wednesday to thank our troops so from all appearances.
The terrorist threat has not to -- -- but the White House had not prevented it from carrying out its schedule.
The president's national security advisor as you mentioned the -- Susan Rice held a meeting Saturday.
That included a complete roster of top security officials secretary of state John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel were also there.
And so over the heads of the CIA the FF BI the NSA and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- So how specifically is the State Department handling this -- Well they have the 22 embassies closed yesterday on Sunday then they announced that nineteen of them.
Are gonna remain close right on through the week until Saturday the State Department explains -- extended closures are not response to any new threat.
But result only from an abundance of caution at the same time -- travel alert has been issued for Americans overseas.
Now sources say the kind of chatter picked up by intelligence analyst is similar to what we heard before nine a -- and had -- appears to be planning something big although we don't know the exact target or the exact method if you -- some -- live at the White House thank you.
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