There was no “heads up,” Earnest said.
“We’ve had an instance at least where there’s been action taken to make sure we didn’t have an unsafe separation of space,” a Pentagon spokesperson said.
An assessment team will travel to Colorado to “undertake addition site surveys as early as next week,” a Pentagon spokesperson said.
The Senate approved of the $611.8 billion defense bill that would set policy and spending priorities for the Pentagon.
In total, 22 people were killed in the airstrike, including 12 doctors, according to Doctors Without Borders.
Bill Clinton told Colbert that Democrats are taking a lesson from Republicans.
Clinton said she would use executive actions to boost gun control, but Obama has indicated that he has exhausted the tools at his disposal and needs Congress to address gun violence.
The protest candidate received 10,000 small donations.
“Russia needs to cease their bloodshed immediately,” Obama said.
Obama is expected to announce Duncan’s departure during remarks at 3:30pm.