Obama Cancels Campaign Trip for Ebola Meeting

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President Barack Obama has postponed a campaign trip in order to meet with Cabinet officials about the Ebola outbreak Wednesday afternoon.

Obama had been scheduled to attend a fundraiser in New Jersey and a campaign rally in Connecticut – his first public political event of the midterm cycle.

But the White House says that the president will instead spend the afternoon meeting with "cabinet agencies coordinating the government's response to the Ebola outbreak.”

It’s not yet clear who will participate in the meeting at the White House.-

— Carrie Dann