The Departments of Homeland Security and State have been asked to reply by Oct. 25.
House Judiciary Committee Asks State/Homeland Security If Foreigners With Ebola Will Be Treated In The U.S.
Perez tried to steer the focus of inquiries back on his current job as the Secretary of Labor.
Obama said he will be casting his vote for Sen. Dick Durbin and Governor Pat Quinn.
“What we were looking for was not an Ebola expert, but rather an implementation expert,” said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest.
“It’s time to have one clear national standard that brings certainty to businesses and keeps consumers safe,” Obama said.
Obama signaled Thursday that he was open to one person coordinating the federal response to the Ebola outbreak in the U.S.
The Executive Order grants the Pentagon and Homeland Security leaders to call up any reservist who may possess specialized skills needed in West Africa, where over 4,500 have died from the diseas
Earnest would not say if the President would veto possible legislation to implement a travel ban.
Obama said that the U.S. must be more aggressive in the battle against the Ebola virus, calling for a CDC “SWAT team” to address a patient upon being diagnosed