President Barack Obama is postponing a campaign swing to New Jersey and Connecticut Wednesday to focus on the Ebola virus crisis, convening Cabinet agencies coordinating the response after a second health worker in Texas came down with the deadly disease.
Obama was scheduled to appear at a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee event in New Jersey — another in a long series of appearances for the fundraiser in chief for his party — and later attend a rally with Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Obama will meet with Cabinet agencies at the White House at 3:30 p.m., according to White House guidance. The daily press briefing was delayed to 2:15 p.m.
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