Apr 26, 2012 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard
The Hill: No credible information has emerged that terrorist networks are plotting an attack to coincide with the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death, the White House said Thursday.
President Obama discussed the possibility of attacks on U.S. interests at a meeting with his national security team, White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters Thursday.
Carney would not say if Obama would mark the anniversary of bin Laden’s death.
“I think the way that we’ve handled it represents exactly the balance we need to strike,” Carney said.
The White House spokesman said foreign policy will “obviously” be discussed in the campaign. Vice President Biden, for example, touted the death in a speech on Thursday, saying “bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive.”
Obama has also mentioned the death at campaign fundraisers in recent months.
“The president has discussed the mission that resulted in bin Laden’s death and the extraordinary work of our military and intelligences services in bringing it about,” Carney said.