Politics

President Receives Fort Hood Updates

President Obama received his most recent update on the situation at Fort Hood Monday morning at his presidential daily briefing.  He was briefed Thursday evening by FBI Director Robert Mueller after the incident unfolded.  Mueller also updated Mr. Obama on Friday morning with the latest developments.

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters during Monday's briefing the President expects "no stone to be left unturned to figure out how and why this happened and to ensure that it never happens again."  The shooting is being jointly investigated by the military and the FBI. 

President Obama is traveling Tuesday to Texas for the memorial service.  He will meet with victims' family members and make remarks at the service.