The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
Readout of the President's Call with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
WASHINGTON – Today, the President called California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to express his condolences for the tragic loss of life in San Bruno and his concern for those still recovering from injuries and picking up the pieces of their lives. While on the call, Governor Schwarzenegger thanked the President for reaching out to Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado and for all of the support he offered. President Obama assured Governor Schwarzenegger that the federal government would provide resources if needed and asked the Governor to stay in touch if he or the people of California need further assistance in their ongoing efforts to recover from this terrible tragedy.