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The meeting will take place later this afternoon, according to the White House, but it will be closed to the press according to the schedule. Photographers will also be blocked from the event.
Yesterday, Obama met briefly with King Abdullah II of Jordan (photo, above) after news broke of the horrific ISIS video – but photographers were only allowed in for a photo-op that lasted about 30 seconds before the two leaders spoke privately.
Obama remains deeply committed to condemning the “bankrupt” ideology behind ISIS without specifically referring to radical Islamic terrorism, prompting criticism from some Republicans.