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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Obama’s Call with FBI Director James Comey

Today the President called FBI Director James Comey to express his gratitude for the quick response of Bureau personnel to this morning’s tragic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The President also received an update on the ongoing investigation, being led by the FBI. The President commended the FBI and all of the federal agencies involved for their close coordination with the local officials during the ongoing response.