Former Biden aide Ron Klain will lead the U.S. response, but the GOP questions his pedigree.
Obama, under criticism for his handling of the crisis, has asked Ron Klain, the vice president’s former chief of staff, to serve.
DEBRIEF | After meeting with top aides Thursday, he sought to address criticism of the government’s response by saying he may name one person to oversee it.
‘I understand people are scared,’ he said Thursday.
The president cancels campaign trip and tries to assure Americans that the government is taking Ebola seriously.
President Obama, briefed on the second Ebola diagnosis in Dallas, urged the CDC probe to move “as expeditiously as possible”
The president set aside 346,000 acres of U.S. forestland as a national monument Friday.
For some Democrats, the president may not be much help on the stump, but he can still raise a lot of cash.
The designation will protect 346,000 acres of U.S. forestland just northeast of Los Angeles.
The actress hosted a fundraiser for Obama at her Los Angeles home Thursday.